Searching for a communications opportunity that will build upon your resume and bring your career to the next level? Seeking work/life balance with the ability to work from home? If you are looking for a challenging and flexible virtual work environment that embraces your strong project management, publication, editorial and written communication skills to benefit the medical community, this may be the opportunity for you!
The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) is seeking a strategic communicator to add to their leading-edge communications and engagement team. Reporting to the Director of Communications and Engagement, the Communications Manager this will oversee and develop key communications channels, including the bi-monthly Osteopathic Family Physician journal, the ACOFP Blog and the website.
WHO ARE WE:
Located in Chicago (Rosemont/O’Hare), American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians is a professional medical association that represents more than 20,000 practicing osteopathic family physicians, residents and students throughout the United States. ACOFP champions a holistic, family-focused approach to primary care and supports its members by providing resources such as education, networking and advocacy, while putting patients first. Every day we look to make a positive contribution to our members and, as a result, the patients they serve. Please visit our website at www.acofp.org and our blog at www.acofp.net.
WHAT GREAT BENEFITS DO WE OFFER:
Immediate 401k eligibility with 6% gross salary contribution
BlueCross/BlueShield Medical Coverage
Dental 100% company paid for employees and dependents
10 vacation days accrued per year; one additional day added per year to a max of 20 days
Up to 7 sick days accrued per year
12 paid holidays and 2 additional floating holidays
Costco Annual Membership company paid
Ability to work remotely from home up to 5 day a week!
HOW YOU’LL SERVE:
Inform communications strategy, support implementation and monitor metrics.
Oversee the curation, development and dissemination of weekly blog posts.
Provide content and content dissemination strategies for and review posts, as needed, on association social media platforms.
Draft all speeches and presentations for staff and ACOFP leaders, as well as press releases.
Manage all ACOFP website content, including the ACOFP Foundation website.
Serve as managing editor for OFP journal, overseeing the entire publications process, including managing the article selection process, writing the president’s message, copyediting and working with external vendors.
Curate and edit content for ACOFP’s AI-driven e-newsletters.
WHAT WE REQUIRE:
5+ years of experience in a communications position with publications experience; proficiency in website management; association and/or healthcare experience preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English or a related discipline (or equivalent experience)
Strong and proven written communication and editorial skills (AMA and/or AP-style preferred)
Excellent collaboration skills, as well as the ability to take initiative and work independently
Proficiency in email platforms (e.g., Informz, Mailchimp, Constant Contact, etc.); content management systems (e.g., WordPress, RISE, Drupal, etc.); and association management software (e.g., iMIS, Nimble, Sales Force) preferred
Experience using social media, other electronic communications and Microsoft Office products, including remote connection tools like Microsoft Teams
Project management expertise, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and experience with project management tools
Experience working with volunteer groups preferred
Ability to travel to assigned ACOFP’s conventions and headquarters for staff retreats
Participation may be required in weekend meetings and evening conference calls throughout the year
*Candidates must be able to show proof of vaccination for COVID-19 upon being hired*
HOW TO APPLY:
If interested, please forward your resume, along with a cover letter, by clicking the apply button.
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
ACOFP is a community of current and future family physicians that champions osteopathic principles and supports its members by providing resources such as education, networking and advocacy, while putting patients first.