The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is seeking a Vice President of Membership to be responsible for the strategic direction and management for AMIA’s individual, academic and corporate members. The Vice President will focus a significant amount of time on growing corporate membership and soliciting corporate sponsorship revenue to assure AMIA’s fundraising goals are met. The Vice President serves as an advocate and a voice for all members through communications and interactions with AMIA’s staff, board of directors and other stakeholders. As a member of the senior management team, the individual will contribute to high-level, cross-departmental efforts designed to meet AMIA’s strategic objectives. The Vice President serves as the staff liaison to several AMIA committees and councils including the Academic Forum, the ACMI Fellows Executive Committee, the Industry Advisory Council, and the Membership and Working Group Steering Committees. The Vice President reports to the President and CEO.
Develop and manage the long-term strategy and plans for AMIA’s membership programs in an effort to expand the membership in a manner consistent with the AMIA mission and goals
Oversee development of a comprehensive membership strategy including implementation of programs and initiatives to engage, recognize and retain members
Lead sponsorship development and manage a pipeline of prospects to ensure growth of AMIA’s sponsorship revenue including partnering with other departments to identify and develop sponsorship and new business opportunities
Provide oversight of Director of Corporate Relations and all programmatic activity that involves corporate member sales, recruitment, fulfillment and retention
Provide oversight of Director of Member Services and all programmatic activity that involves individual member recruitment and retention
Provide oversight of Membership Program Manager and all programmatic activity that involves the Academic Forum and the College of elected fellows
Create and administer membership and corporate sponsorship budgets and maintain target operating margins
Build coalitions and work to resolve differences between members of AMIA’s diverse membership constituencies
Identify changes in membership trends, and evaluate and adjust the departmental plans and processes accordingly
Collaborate with staff to continually evaluate AMIA’s member-focused program delivery and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of programmatic offerings
Work with the marketing and communications team to develop and update membership and sponsorship collateral and to develop ROI statements
Promote the highest member service standards possible in using tools and strategies to respond to inquiries, requests, and comments from members, prospective members, and others
Serve on the ACMI, Academic Forum, Industry Advisory Council, and Membership and WG Steering Committees
AMIA is a 2017 When Work Works Award Winner and was recognized as a Top Employer of Choice for an Effective and Flexible Workplace. AMIA is pleased to offer benefits that include fully paid medical, dental, long term disability, and life insurance in addition to a retirement program and an attractive paid leave plan. To be considered, candidates should respond with a resume and salary requirements to Phyllis Burchman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please insert the job title in the subject line. Qualified local candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone calls will be accepted.
Required Education, Experience and Skills:
A thorough understanding of association membership and corporate sponsorship programs within a member focused non-profit organization
Ability to develop differentiated value propositions for different types of members, close deals and develop pipelines
Ability to position discussions related to member services and corporate business development at both the strategic and tactical levels
Education – College degree required; advanced degree preferred
Work Experience – 10+ years of experience with a professional or trade association, or similar organization, developing and implementing integrated association membership programs and initiatives that include professional recognition programs, business development, product management, and partnership creation, especially with corporate members
Project management experience with the ability to manage and oversee multiple projects, working collaboratively with other staff and departments to accomplish successful results on deadline and on budget
Strong knowledge of healthcare and health IT marketplace and an understanding of current healthcare policy and regulatory issues
Technical Skills – Competency with AMS/CRM software, data analytics, social media and e-communication tools, strong MS office skills and outstanding writing, editing and verbal communication skills
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is the professional home for more than 5,000 informatics researchers and practitioners, healthcare professionals, and thought leaders in biomedicine, health care, and science. AMIA is an unbiased, authoritative source within the informatics community and the healthcare industry in the US and globally. AMIA aims to lead the way in transforming h...ealth care through trusted science, education, and the practice of informatics. AMIA's program and services are centered on the core purposes of:
• Advancing the scientific foundations of informatics
• Promoting the education of informaticians
• Assuring that health information technology is used most effectively to promote health and health care
• Advancing the profession of informatics
• Providing products and services for AMIA members including scientific symposia, educational programs for professional certification, a professional journal (JAMIA), and support for networking and professional development.
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