ADHA offers a highly competitive salary, performance bonus, and a generous benefits package, including: coverage of approximately 80% of benefit costs for medical/prescription (50% for family); dental and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts for medical care expenses; a 401K match up to 6% with an automatic 2% employer contribution; two-days per week of telecommuting; fitness center; life insurance; long-term disability; employee assistance plan; a relaxed, family-friendly work environment; and a healthy work-life balance with a culture of self-care and self-improvement.
This position is based in ADHA’s Chicago office with an option of working from a remote location.
To be considered for this position, please follow the application instructions outlined in the full position guide here: https://bit.ly/3sXn9bD
Telecommuting is allowed.
Founded in 1923, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of the entire field of more than 200,000 dental hygienists. ADHA’s primary focus is to improve the public’s overall health by advocating for dental hygienists, promoting universal access to oral health care, and promoting high standards of dental hygiene education, research, and practice. Headquartered in downtown Chicago, the ADHA currently has annual revenues of $6 million with $2 million in reserves, a dedicated staff of 23, and a highly collaborative, family-friendly, results-driven culture. ADHA produces the Journal of Dental Hygiene, the profession’s peer-reviewed scientific digital journal. Activities and programs are funded through a diverse mix of revenue including membership dues, publications, corporate sponsorships, program revenues, royalties, contributions, and more. Despite external economic conditions, ADHA remains a strong, financially viable organization with a consistent source of revenue that provides exceptional value and resources to its members. More information can be found here: www.adha.org
The Director of Marketing and Communications provides overall leadership and direction for the ADHA’s strategic marketing, brand, content, digital, and communications strategies. This position reports directly to ADHA’s CEO. Specific responsibilities include brand identity development; member recruitment and retention strategy; market research; website audit and evolution oversight; and shaping of all content priorities including the journal, social media, and digital communications. This individual serves as an essential member of the six-person senior leadership team. Immediate priorities will include leading a successful identity redevelopment and website overhaul that aligns with ADHA’s upcoming 100th anniversary year; implementing a comprehensive integrated marketing and communications plan; building out a high-performing marketing and communications team, and establishing strong, mutually beneficial relationships with senior leadership and ADHA staff.
Along with a deep commitment to ADHA’s mission, the ideal candidate must bring seven to ten years of senior-level experience in digital marketing and communications. Familiarity with a national association/society comparable to ADHA would be an advantage. Additional qualifications include recent experience leading compelling content marketing strategies; a solid understanding of market segmentation for membership organizations; familiarity with video, search engine and voice optimization, and social media platforms; experience hiring and managing a high-performing team of staff; outstanding ability to think critically and innovatively, be proactive, and work effectively with senior-level leaders; and strong financial management, interpersonal communication, and CRM (preferably iMIS) skills. A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, or a related field is desired.
Founded in 1923, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) is the largest national organization representing the professional interests of the entire field of more than 200,000 dental hygienists. ADHA’s primary focus is to improve the public’s overall health by advocating for dental hygienists, promoting universal access to oral health care, and promoting high standards of dental hygiene education, research, and practice.