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The NHIA team works with companies that provide infusion therapy to home based patients as well as companies that manufacture and supply infusion and specialty pharmacy products. We are a diverse and inclusive high-performing team that is collaborative, accountable, and driven to succeed. We are passionate about our work and driven by the desire to ensure patients have access to safe, high-quality home infusion therapy. Consider a career at NHIA.

 


 

Editorial Director(posted 11-21-17)

The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is recruiting for an Editorial Director to serve as writer and editor-in-chief for its flagship print publication, INFUSION magazine and its email newsletter, INFUSION Express. The individual will also support the overall efforts of NHIA’s Communications Department through a variety of other print and online writing and editorial assignments.  The position reports to the NHIA Vice-President of Communications.

Overview
The Editorial Director serves as the day-to-day lead in ensuring the on-time publishing and distribution of the association’s bi-monthly member magazine and bi-weekly e-newsletter. The Editorial Director will also plan, write, edit, and publish other print, electronic, and digital content to promote the association’s products and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire production process of the association’s bi-monthly magazine—from article conception and development to layout, design, and print. This includes the writing of original articles, editing, interfacing with staff designer, proofreading, ensuring organizational deadlines are met, and developing the annual editorial calendar. Use latest best practices and cutting-edge technology in design, delivery, and distribution methods to increase readership and distribution.
  • Manage editorial development, production, and delivery of association’s bi-weekly email publication.
  • Write copy for website, e-blasts, social media, conference materials, blogs, news releases, speeches, talking points, and presentations as part of association’s internal and external communications.
  • Establish and maintain a strong network of authors, contributors, and subject matter experts to generate relevant, innovative, high-quality editorial content that is both mission focused and of interest to internal and external audiences. Leverage and maintain these positive relationships to support the ongoing enhancement of the association’s publications.
  • Develop processes and systems and production schedules to ensure on-time, economical publication of INFUSION magazine and INFUSION Express.
  • Direct activities with designer, printer, mailer, and ad sales staff to publish magazine.
  • Collaborate with other members of communications team on social media platforms, including evaluating current channels and developing a strategy to have a stronger presence and deepen outreach through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Qualifications/Core Competencies
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required of the Editorial Director to perform the job successfully. 

Experience. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or an applicable field and a minimum of 5 years in association magazine publishing. Must have demonstrated professional-level editorial, copyediting, proofreading, writing, and research experience publishing print, email, and online publications, preferably in the health care industry. Familiarity with web content management systems and email platforms is preferred.

Excellent Written Communications. Exceptional writing and proofreading skills with impeccable attention to detail including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and editing is a MUST.  Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and translate technical, medical information into layman’s terms is required. This also includes a demonstrated ability to write creative copy for promotional materials that engage, educate, and motivate targeted audiences across all channels. Thorough knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style is preferred.

Excellent Interpersonal Communication Skills.  Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with a wide array of stakeholders. Maintain positive attitude and a collaborative spirit. Highly skilled at strategizing on potential story ideas. Ability to synthesize complicated information and write intelligibly and engagingly about it.

Flexibility/Adaptability. Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced deadline-oriented environment with the ability to deliver results on time and of high quality. Willingness to occasionally work during non-standard business hours to accomplish tasks and meet all deadlines.

Teamwork.  Roll-up-your sleeves mind-set. Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member and independently. Organized self-starter with minimal supervision needed and the ability to make decisions while exercising sound judgement.

Innovation and Commitment. A tireless capacity for innovation in a fast-paced environment that thrives on creativity, energy, and a commitment to excellence. Flexible outlook to test new approaches and adjust activities to solve unique business challenges.

NHIA 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 delivering care to patients in the home setting. NHIA is an equal opportunity employer that 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. It is located a block from the Alexandria King Street Metro. For consideration, send letter of application, resume, and salary requirements to: HR@nhia.org (please include Editorial Director) in the subject line.

 


 

Public Affairs Coordinator(posted 11-14-17)

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.