Marketing and Communications Manager - American Association for Anatomy (AAA)
American Association for Anatomy (AAA)
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
The American Association for Anatomy (AAA) is a small international membership organization, with 2,500 biomedical researchers and educators specializing in the structural foundation of health and disease. AAA connects gross anatomists, neuroscientists, developmental biologists, physical anthropologists, cell biologists, physical therapists, and others to advance anatomy through research, education, and professional development.
AAA is seeking an experienced Marketing and Communications Manager to create, implement and manage strategies that advance the mission of the organization as well as increase the visibility and significance of the science among members, the public, and press. Key skills include content development, planning, use of data analytics and reporting. The Manager will also provide direct marketing and sales support for sponsorship and all digital assets.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Creates and manages strategic marketing and communication plans
Creates and manages social media strategies
Establishes goals, metrics, and reporting for monitoring and measuring success of marketing and communications initiatives
Coordinates media and marketing activities for the organization’s journals with journal editors and the journal publisher
Manages the Association’s exhibit program when exhibiting at other organization’s scientific meetings/events, including onsite representation at events
Content development, managing internal and external communications of the Association
Develops and manages communications and marketing budgets to achieve revenue goals
Develops and manages a weekly/monthly e-newsletter
Monitors and track trending anatomical science news topics to support ongoing media development efforts
Develops strategies to improve AAA’s website as an effective communications vehicle
Supports the media relations and communications activities for the Association’s annual meeting, including press releases, speech/script writing
Works collaboratively with other staff to ensure overall strategy for communications is effectively achieved
Occasional speech writing
Required Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a welcoming demeanor, be collaborative, intellectually curious, detail-oriented, proactive, diligent, and flexible. Comfortable managing multiple deadlines and projects simultaneously while working in a small-staff environment which is unique, this individual must be strategic, hyper organized and data driven. Other key qualifications include:
4-6 years of experience in an association/nonprofit environment, preferred but not required
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
Excellent oral and written communication and copywriting skills
Excellent project management skills
Expert organizational and time-management capabilities
Ability to deliver creative content (text, graphics, and video)
Solid knowledge of social media channels
Hands-on experience with content management
Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience using association management systems (AMS) such as iMIS Cloud, highly desired
Self-motivated with ability to work under pressure; results and deadline driven
Experience developing revenue through omnichannel digital marketing assets
Professionalism in working with volunteers, co-workers, and Board members
Vendor and intern management experience
Knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
Ability to problem-solve
Strong customer service skills
Commitment to continuous improvement
A team player with leadership skills and professional drive
This is a full-time, exempt position. This position has room for growth, given the organization’s new initiatives. Excellent benefits including professional development opportunities, 403(b) retirement, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and free parking are offered.
AAA is conveniently located in Rockville, Maryland, in walking distance to Metro and on major bus lines.
AAA has an established hybrid work policy and staff works onsite in Rockville, two days a week. This is subject to change at any time.
AAA is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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