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The Alliance for Aging Research is actively hiring a Health Programs Associate and a Project Coordinator. Position descriptions and application instructions are below.

The Alliance for Aging Research Seeks a Health Programs Associate

The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. The Alliance was founded in 1986 in Washington, D.C., and has since become a valued advocacy organization and a respected influential voice with policymakers. The Alliance strives to advance science and enhance lives through a variety of activities and initiatives—from policy issues to provider and consumer health programs—that generate knowledge and action on age-related issues. For more information about The Alliance for Aging Research, please visit, www.agingresearch.org.

The Alliance seeks a Health Programs Associate to work with the Vice President of Health Education and Advocacy and other members of the Alliance team to develop, implement, and manage health programs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Content Development

  • Conducting background research on a variety of health conditions and topics
  • Drafting education content including brochures, video scripts, tip sheets and other resources that translate complex scientific information from peer-reviewed journals, partner publications, and leading authorities
  • Providing creative direction to consultants on design and production of resources

Outreach & Dissemination

  • Collaborating with communications team on marketing strategy
  • Writing and designing e-mails to share new resources and updates with a variety of audiences
  • Coordinating with communications team on social media messaging and design
  • Helping create copy for press releases, blog posts, and other messaging to share new resources

Project Management

  • Overseeing and coordinate project vendors and third parties including designers, expert reviewers, video producers, survey consultants, PR professionals, etc.
  • Building and maintaining working relationships with funders and local and international project partners
  • Providing support for Alliance websites including monitoring content for relevance, providing updates, posting new content, and tracking website trends and statistics
  • Maintaining program files, contracts, project reports, and databases

In-Person and Virtual Events

  • Speaking at events and on webinars about Alliance programs
  • Representing the Alliance at various events, webinars, meetings, and conferences
  • Organizing one to two community events per year including the Valve Disease Day Flagship event
  • Serving as a representative on various coalitions

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required—graduate degree or experience in public health or similar discipline is a plus
  • 2 years+ of professional experience writing health educational material for consumers or other audiences is required
  • Excellent organizational and analytic skills
  • Strong professional oral and writing skills
  • Experience conducting health and scientific research (e.g. peer-reviewed journals, whitepapers, scientific reports, etc.)
  • Ability to translate scientific information into plain language
  • Strong project management, monitoring, and execution skills
  • Ability to work successfully with partners on coordinated execution of projects
  • Understanding of health literacy and usability
  • Ability to work independently or with small teams
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritize simultaneously
  • Interest in working in aging preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office products
  • Knowledge of Salesforce software or similar is a plus
  • Basic web and email design skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Applicants should live in the DMV area, as the position will report to our DC office 3 days/week once it is safe to return to the office

At the Alliance, we strive to be a place where inclusion lives, individuals grow, and diverse talent is retained.

The Alliance for Aging Research offers excellent benefits including employer‐paid health/dental insurance, life insurance, long and short-term disability, flexible spending accounts, qualified transportation benefit, 401K retirement plan with matching, two weeks of paid sick, 2-day per week teleworking option, free gym access, cell phone allowance, employee assistance program, and four weeks of paid vacation. Salary$52K-$55K Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]. No faxes or phone calls, please.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact the job poster with unsolicited services or offers.

Closing Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021

 

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The Alliance for Aging Research Seeks a Project Coordinator

The Alliance for Aging Research is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. For more information about us, please visit, www.agingresearch.org.

The Alliance for Aging Research seeks an organized and energetic full-time Project Coordinator to work collaboratively with the VP of Development, Development Advisor, and other internal departments to organize, manage, and provide logistical support for the Alliance’s Talk NERDY (Nurturing Engagement in Research and Development with You) to Me patient and family caregiver engagement project, https://www.agingresearch.org/nerdy/, and other events as needed, with the goal of seeing them through from conception to completion and within budget. This position reports directly to the VP of Development.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Project Management – 50%

  • Manages the Alliance’s Talk NERDY to Me Network program, including active engagement with network members and partners, and development and tracking of educational programs.
  • Plans, prepares, and manages current projects, project schedules, logistics and team goals.
  • Adheres to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures.
  • Provides on-site support including: all vendor reservations and coordination, speaker and attendee travel/hotel, and event registration.
  • Maintains program files, contracts, project reports, and databases.
  • Ensures projects stay on track, executes, and maintains steady workflow of projects.

Events – 25%

  • Assists development team with execution of the annual Heroes in Health fundraiser, and logistics for various programmatic events organized by the Alliance, including maintaining the calendar of all Alliance external and internal events.
  • Schedules webcasts, provides technical support for Alliance facilitator and speakers, and manages recording.
  • Communicates with speakers and attendees to instruct on and process travel-related reimbursements, in accordance with the Alliance reimbursement policy.
  • Manages the handling of all necessary meeting materials, such as signage, speaker PowerPoint presentations, name tags, and handouts.
  • Develops event invitation lists, sends invitations, and manages responses.

Development – 25%

  • Data entry and cleanup within Salesforce database.
  • Producing and/or managing the production of donor reports, annual reports, and other collateral materials, including regular reconciliation of billable revenue with the Finance team.
  • Entering and producing invoices, acknowledgments, and tax receipts for grants, sponsorships, memberships, donations, and in-kind gifts through database.
  • Troubleshoot and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the Alliance’s mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of two to three years of fundraising and/or events managements experience, familiarity with healthcare sector helpful.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with fundraising databases. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team, manage time, and balance competing priorities.
  • Must have a strong work ethic, strong attention to detail, with organizational and analytical capabilities.
  • Flexibility and openness to new ideas and new approaches, and interest in learning from peers/colleagues.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Applicants should live in the DMV area, as the position will report to our DC office 3 days/week once it is safe to return to the office.

The Alliance for Aging Research offers excellent benefits including employer-paid health/dental insurance, life insurance, long and short-term disability, flexible spending accounts, qualified transportation benefit, 401(k) retirement plan with matching, paid sick leave, four weeks of paid vacation, free gym access, an employee assistance program and cell phone allowance. Salary 50K.

At the Alliance, we strive to be a place where inclusion lives, individuals grow, and diverse talent is retained.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume, and at least one writing sample to [email protected]g with subject line “Project Coordinator”. No faxes or phone calls please.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact the job poster with unsolicited services or offers.

Closing Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2021