AMC/Account Executive, Chapter Relations, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians is looking for a passionate individual to join our team in a new position created to provide policy and administrative support to affiliate components of the association. The AANP represents ~2,000 licenseable naturopathic doctors and medical students of accredited naturopathic medical schools. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic, collaborative staff in a professional and friendly environment where continuous learning and professional development are highly valued. Click here for PDF of complete job description and how to apply.
Job Title: Director of Community Engagement
Job Summary: This new position will be responsible for managing the transformation of AANP’s support for affiliates, by coordinating a dialogue with members and stakeholders about how to improve and expand collaboration and coordination between partners. The Director of Community Engagement will work with the AANP’s Executive Director, Board, and affiliate leaders to develop a roadmap for implementation of recommendations that emerge out of the feedback process. The project, dubbed The Washington Initiative, is expected to take 1-2 years.
Concurrently, the Director of Community Engagement will develop new programs to provide policy and association management support to AANP affiliates, to better enable volunteer leaders to focus on advancing the local advocacy and public relations goals of their associations. Flexibility to accommodate the schedules of affiliate leaders will be essential. The position will require availability for evening and weekend calls/meetings and occasional travel for conferences and board events. It will also require facility with delivering both policy expertise and administrative services.
In this role, the Director will:
Support the boards of affiliates and other volunteer leaders in establishing and achieving organizational objectives;
Assist with the creation and establishment of policies, procedures and best practices;
Manage association programs;
Work to advance strategic goals and help identify potential barriers to success;
Develop and implement policies to enhance operational excellence and build trust;
Provide technical assistance with licensure and scope expansion campaigns;
Provide technical assistance with fundraising campaigns as needed;
Provide technical assistance with affiliate member engagement and retention activities.
Responsibilities of the Director for The Washington Initiative include:
Managing the Washington Initiative Task Force, charged with guiding the research into different organizational models that might serve the AANP better for collaboration with affiliates;
Scheduling listening sessions and building relationships with affiliate leaders to hear feedback and work together to identify strategies and programs to implement that would lead to better efficiencies and collaboration;
Working with the AANP Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement recommendations for structural changes and/or programs that AANP may need to adopt to better service affiliates;
Assist with the coordination and facilitation of workgroups within the taskforce to tackle the specific challenges which arise from that discussion.
Responsibilities of the Director for affiliate support include:
Developing a new partnership program with key affiliates for the AANP to provide contracted centralized administrative support, which might include:
Assisting the affiliate association’s board, officers and committees in fulfilling their responsibilities and furthering association initiatives;
Assisting in setting strategic goals and managing the programs to achieve them;
Assisting affiliate association board with development of corporate partner strategies, materials, and outreach;
Scheduling, attending and participating in affiliate board and committee meetings and managing agendas, materials, reports and tracking of outcomes;
Monitoring general information emails;
Managing financial matters, assisting in establishing the budget, and ensuring that revenues and expenses are monitored against the budget;
Establishing and implementing policies and ensuring compliance with bylaws;
Maintaining electric documents according to records retention policies and timelines;
Creating systems and tools to help with efficient association management for all affiliates
Supporting membership recruitment and renewal activities;
Ensuring that organizational integrity is maintained through having proper bylaws, articles of incorporation, and management policies;
Ensuring compliance with all non-profit IRS and State filing requirements.
Providing support to state leaders pursuing licensure or other scope advancement efforts through training, technical assistance and policy guidance
Serving as staff liaison to all committees that support affiliates, including Pre-Licensed Team, Post-Licensed Team, and House of Delegates
Other duties as assigned
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Include DIRECTOR in the subject line. Application close date October 15 or when position is filled. PDF of complete job description here.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
2+ years of chapter or project management experience
Demonstrated success in overall management of a membership-based organization.
Medical association/society experience a preference
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Flexible and willing to adapt to uncertain and changing situations and needs
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including teamwork, coaching, writing, listening, and public speaking
Diplomacy with diverse groups and comfortable with influencing large groups to adopt new programs, methods and organizational frameworks
Successful mediation and conflict resolution skills
Ability to develop new initiatives from concept through implementation
Experience developing and managing chapters
Knowledge of application of technology, in particular YourMembership or other Association Management Software and/or CongressWeb or other grassroots mobilization software
Ability to multi-task proficiently, to guide, direct and manage multiple projects with other staff members and affiliate leaders to achieve goals on time
Excellent customer service skills to respond to common association management inquiries from staff, members, the public and regulatory agencies
Ability to read, analyze and interpret manuals, legislative bills, legal documents, technical reports, professional journals, and industry/trade magazines.
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, business math, and analytical skills.
Possess project management skills to address programmatic and systemic changes to streamline operations and increase efficiencies.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Staff work remotely. Generous health insurance, retirement, and paid time off policies.
About American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
(AANP) is the national professional association representing licensed or licensable
naturopathic physicians who are graduates of accredited four-year, residential doctoral medical school programs. Our membership consists of more than 2,000 students, physicians, supporting and corporate members who collectively strive to expand access to naturopathic medicine nationwide.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and affiliates in 40 states, the AANP works under a distributed workforce model. All positions are remote and candidates with familiarity working in a virtual environment are encouraged to apply from anywhere in the country.