AHCA/NCAL is seeking a Senior Vice President of Public Affairs with a commitment to improving lives by delivering solutions for quality care. The person in this role will be responsible for supervising the creation of communication plans and materials. This role will also provide daily leadership for the Public Affairs team, lead project assignments and workload responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and implement strategic goals and action plans to achieve Public Affairs efforts to support Association advocacy and other initiatives. Make presentations to the Board and other Association constituency groups as needed.
Supervise the prioritization and planning of work for the Public Affairs department.
Provide direction to implement the Association’s media objectives.
Assign leadership of significant communications projects and assume leadership on projects when appropriate.
Initiate and lead special projects of all sizes.
Work with state affiliates and member companies to ensure their communication needs are met, disseminate critical information and keep them informed about association work.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, public relations, communications or related discipline required; Master’s Degree preferred. 15 years’ experience in public relations in positions of increasing responsibility. 10 years of management/supervisory experience required. Preference for tenure with a trade association, Capitol Hill, or Government agency.
About American Health Care Association
As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly, and disabled Americans. Our members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in over 13,500 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.
AHCA represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. We serve as a force for change, providing information, education, and administrative tools that enhance quality at every level.
As part of our extensive portfolio of member services, AHCA maintains legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Our dedicated staff work both internally and externally to assist member providers, the government, and the general public.