Communications/Editorial, Government Relations, Membership
4 Year Degree
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) in Alexandria, Virginia, has an immediate opening for a full-time Public Affairs Coordinator who will play a critical role working in several departments in the organization, including government affairs, communications and membership services. This person will work with the executive leadership and report to the Association’s CEO.
Among the duties:
Assisting in membership services and working on strategies for membership growth and business development;
Developing and facilitating membership communications and products;
Working on NHIA Annual Conference activities including exhibit hall sales coordination and special event planning;
Coordinating the association’s legislative and regulatory activities;
Supporting the development of internal and external communications including electronic communications, social media postings, web content, news releases, and articles in the NHIA magazine, INFUSION;
Supporting the NHIA CEO in board of director activities related to planning for conferences and communicating with the association’s volunteer leadership.
A four-year college degree and ideally some experience working with multiple departments in an organization;
Familiarity with trade associations or professional societies;
The ability to grasp the scope of a project, determine how to prioritize the elements of that project, and move forward efficiently towards completion of that project while utilizing assistance from other departments;
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and by telephone with an emphasis on good customer service;
Strong writing and proofreading skills with attention to details;
The ability to prioritize, work independently and alternate between projects to accommodate varying workflow needs and deadlines;
Experience working with Association Management System iMIS Database is a plus but not required;
Interest in learning the facets of association management related to government affairs, communications, and membership services; and
Interest in the health care industry and issues.
NHIA is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits, a collegial work environment, and a path for advancement. The Association is a $4 million organization with a staff of 15. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in a health care trade association and to learn and develop skills across operational areas in a non-profit organization. NHIA is located within one-block walking distance of the Alexandria King Street Metro in the west end of Old Town Alexandria. For confidential consideration, send letter of application, resume, and salary requirements to: HR@nhia.org (please include Public Affairs Coordinator) in the subject line.
About the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) NHIA is a trade association that represents companies that provide infusion therapy to home-based patients as well as companies that manufacture and supply infusion and specialty pharmacy products. Infusion therapy involves patient-specific compounded medications, supplies, and a range of pharmacy, nursing, and other clinical services for delive...ring care to patients in the home setting. For more information, visit the Association at: www.nhia.org.