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Are you a terrific business writer and editor, looking for a position that challenges you to use all your skills and allows you to work with a great team?
The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA), an Old Town Alexandria trade association representing healthcare product suppliers, is seeking a Director of Communications to serve as managing editor of HIDA’s member publications, and handle media relations and communications. You’ll be on the ground floor in building a new association publication, and work with other organizations and media to build awareness about distribution value and about HIDA programs.
Primary Job Duties
Develop and implement strategic communication activities.
Effectively produce, manage and coordinate editorial content for HIDA publications, Executive Briefing, e-newsletters, press releases, and blog posts
Identifies key messages and develops plans to ensure messages are effectively disseminated
Manages media relations
Bachelor’s degree required.
Exceptional writing and editing skills and experience required; experience in managing a trade or association magazine preferred; media relations experience preferred
Familiarity with healthcare supply chain a major plus
HIDA’s staff of about 25 people is collaborative, committed, energetic, member-focused, and fun. The Association offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a solid benefit package.
To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No phone calls, please.
About Health Industry Distributors Association
The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the premier trade association representing medical products distributors. Its mission is to advance the use and value of distribution in the medical products supply chain. HIDA members offer logistics services that increase the efficiency of the nation's hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, and other healthcare providers. With support from the HIDA Educational Foundation, an affiliated nonprofit corporation, HIDA offers a growing menu of member benefits including networking, advocacy, critical industry and market data, education and training products, and events that enhance the business performance of member companies. The association, founded in 1902, serves approximately 150 distributor members and 130 manufacturer associates. Headquartered on the north end of Old Town Alexandria, HIDA has a team-oriented staff of 25.