Communications/Editorial, Development and Foundation
About the Job
This position will be responsible for the execution of development projects, communication and campaign management, and contributor relationship management. The Manager will work collaboratively with the Director of Development to support the strategies and tactics for individual, corporate, and foundation giving.
The Primary Responsibilities are:
Implement the development action plan for contributor engagement.
Create focused messages and tactics for specific campaigns
Complete communication and marketing assignments/projects in an engaging manner
Schedule notifications within the APhA information systems and track performance
Track and fulfill gifts and multi-year campaign pledge documentation and acknowledgements
Create resources for contributors that will enhance their perception of “value” from the Foundation
Serve as “curator/editor” of the APhA Foundation website and internet resources
Manage assigned Foundation events and programs that support contributions to the Foundation
Lead the planning for the Foundation events during the APhA Annual Meeting (i.e. Foundation booth, supported reception/fundraising event, fun run; the mix of events may change from year to year)
Develop the marketing and communication materials and tactics for the events and programs
Manage the implementation and assessment of APhA Foundation Communication Plan.
Working with the Director of Development, create and disseminate messages that resonate with target audience (donors, non-donor APhA members, pharmacy students, healthcare/primary influencers, and media outlets) by identifying and managing all communication avenues.
Effectively manage a multi-faceted approach of an overall communications strategy that includes internal and external communication channels such as APhA Foundation website, APhA website, social media (twitter, Facebook, and YouTube), “Engage” (the APhA member message board), APhA Foundation monthly e-newsletter, paid media (Facebook and Google ads), direct mail, “Pharmacy Today” (APhA magazine), APhA Foundation Board of Director outreach, press releases, and the APhA Foundation Annual Report.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, or related area.
Three-five years in communications role. Applying communications skills in support of fundraising efforts is preferred. Experience in nonprofit organization or association membership organization is a plus.
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the... first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit www.pharmacist.com.