The Affiliate Manager is responsible for coordinating day-to-day operations of the APHA Affiliate Affairs department. This position oversees planning and coordination of many National Public Health Week activities, supports internal APHA communication regarding the initiative, coordinates presidential travel to Affiliates and manages communication between APHA and the Affiliate member organizations. The Affiliate Manager works closely with other members of the Affiliate Affairs team and other APHA units including Membership, Government Relations, Strategic Communications and the Center for Public Health Policy. Work with director of Affiliate Affairs and other APHA staff to coordinate and organize the National Public Health Week initiative. Support APHA’s 53 Affiliate member organizations and their leaders. Schedule and plan annual training provided to new Affiliate leaders in Washington, D.C., including managing travel budgets and reimbursements. Serve as APHA staff liaison to the Council of Affiliates, and coordinate in-person meetings in Washington, D.C., and at APHA’s Annual Meeting for the council. Utilize communication channels, including social media and newsletters, to share updates and reminders with Affiliate leaders and members about APHA requirements, deadlines and opportunities. Maintain and update websites and web portal to disseminate information to partners and broader network. Manage APHA presidential travel for visits to Affiliates. Participate in the planning and implementation of APHA and Affiliate Affairs programs, meetings and services. Activities may include but are not limited to: undertaking special research assignments related to grant making, assisting with needs assessments and the development of evaluative tools, coordinating Affiliate education and training schedules, administrative tasks, and working with Director of Affiliate Affairs to identify funding sources for National Public Health Week. Lead annual Affiliate dues assessment project working with Membership, Accounting and IT departments. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum of three years’ affiliate or membership management experience. Minimum of three years’ project/grant management experience, preferably in a non-profit setting. Proven exemplary customer service, membership/volunteer management or grassroots organizing and working with leaders and general membership alike. Demonstrated organizational, analytical, logistical and budget management skills. Ability to work creatively with partner organizations, volunteer leaders and staff. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines. Proficiency in personal computers and related software applications. Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend work as job duties or projects require it. Travel to the annual Meeting is required with other occasional travel possible. Requires occasional lifting and moving up to 25 pounds.
Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information at: https://careers-apha.icims.com.
A writing sample;
At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.