The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) is recruiting for an Editorial Director, with experience in the health care industry, to serve as writer and editor-in-chief for its flagship print bi-monthly publication, INFUSION magazine and its biweekly 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.
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.
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.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications, or an applicable field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in association magazine publishing within the health care industry.
Exceptional writing and proofreading skills with impeccable attention to detail is a MUST. Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and translate technical, medical information into layman’s terms is required. A demonstrated ability to write promotional copy is also desired. Thorough knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style is preferred.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team or independently.
Organized self-starter with a proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results on time and of high quality. Willingness to occasionally work during non-standard business hours to meet deadlines.
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 more information, visit the association’s website at: www.nhia.org For consideration, send letter of application, resume, and salary requirements to: HR@nhia.org (please include Editorial Director) in the subject line.
About the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) NHIA is a trade association that 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. For more information, visit the Association at: www.nhia.org.