Responsible for e-newsletters, magazine articles, press releases, blog posts, social media, and more.
Do you have good communication, writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills? We may have the job for you.
The Health Industry Distributors Association, a national trade association representing healthcare product suppliers, is seeking a business-minded staff writer to work on a variety of publications. You’re likely to love this job IF: you want to write, you have a keen interest in business and/or healthcare topics, you work quickly and like balancing multiple projects, and you’re looking for an organization that keeps you really busy but still offers work-life balance.
As the Communications Specialist/Writer, you’ll be responsible for HIDA’s regular newsletters, press releases, and blog posts, as well as articles in the association’s magazine and industry media; you’ll also assist on industry advocacy campaigns.
The successful candidate will offer exceptional writing and editing skills, and the ability to quickly craft communication pieces that are relevant, brief, and easily understood. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, with a natural tendency to want to understand unfamiliar issues. Other key attributes include the ability to accept editing and guidance with grace, superior time management and organizational skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines and adjust to changing demands. Business courses and/or experience would be a major plus; healthcare industry knowledge/experience ideal. Bachelor’s degree required; concentration in public affairs, journalism, or communications helpful.
HIDA’s staff of about 25 people is collaborative, committed, energetic, member-focused, and fun. The Association offers competitive salaries and a solid benefit package.
*To apply for this position, please send resume and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your salary expectation in your cover letter.*
No phone calls, please. EOE.
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.