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Are you that rare, versatile person who enjoys juggling a variety of projects requiring a range of skills – from business development to program management? Are you comfortable engaging and consulting with industry executives to develop solutions for vexing business challenges? Are you a quick learner, unafraid to dive into unfamiliar issues?
The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA), an Old Town Alexandria trade association representing healthcare product suppliers, is seeking an experienced professional with a track record of success in membership, business development, consulting, and/or healthcare supply chain management to serve as its Director of Industry Affairs. This position allows you to play a meaningful, visible role working with industry executives from across the country.
Primary Job Duties
Builds relationships with a variety of stakeholders including manufacturers, distributors, healthcare group purchasing organizations, health systems, and standards organizations
Organizes and manages working groups to identify and promote industry standards and best practices
Directs content planning for conferences related to key initiatives
Champions industry priorities and best practices
Grows membership, recruits participation, and builds financial support for industry affairs initiatives and for specific events
Bachelor’s degree required
At least five years professional experience
Experience in a trade association and/or a healthcare organization (health system, healthcare manufacturer, distributor, or group purchasing organization) preferred
Familiarity with healthcare supply chain highly desired
Strong written and verbal communications skills including public speaking
The ability to build strong working relationships with member executives and stakeholders
Strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills
HIDA’s staff of about 25 people is collaborative, committed, energetic, member-focused, and fun. The Association offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefit package.
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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.