This position will be responsible for managing the departments content strategy, from social to earned to owned media properties and opportunities, including supporting the public affairs-related writing needs of AdvaMed's various departments.
Essential Duties of Position
Adapts to different speaking and writing styles, with an eye for detail and an ability to communicate complex policy in a plainspoken, persuasive way
Helps to plan and implement both short- and long-term strategic communications plans to grow AdvaMed and AdvaMed leaderships presence and strength as thought leaders in the healthcare arena
Helps to develop, in consultation with other departments, key messages and communications strategies
Implements communications strategies as directed by AdvaMed's Chairman, President and CEO, and key committee leaders
Integrates AdvaMed's policy position with message development for use in communicating with external audiences
Supports the development of talking points, speeches, and slide decks for internal and external communications, including Board meetings, press conferences, and meetings with high profile external stakeholder groups
Supports communication between AdvaMed management and the Board through creation of compelling resources ranging from monthly newsletter content to regular board/member notes
Travel Requirements: 5%
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent written and verbal skills
Candidates must have a track record of excellent professional writing, communication, and project management skills with the ability to plan and manage multiple projects under high-stress deadlines
Experience in health care and/or a regulated and global environment is preferred but not required
Ability to translate complex policy issues into well-written material for broad public consumption
Exceptional ability to analyze arguments and process information quickly
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others
Exceptional credibility, judgment, and diplomacy skills
Data, analytics, and metrics oriented
Direct knowledge of public affairs strategies and tactics
Understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes a plus
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) is the world’s largest trade association representing medical device and diagnostics manufacturers. AdvaMed's member companies produce the innovations that are transforming health care through earlier disease detection, less invasive procedures and more effective treatments. AdvaMed has more than 400 member companies, ranging from the largest to the smallest medical technology innovators and manufacturers. AdvaMed advocates for a legal, regulatory and economic environment that advances global health care by assuring worldwide patient access to the benefits of medical technology. The Association promotes policies that foster the highest ethical standards, rapid product approvals, appropriate reimbursement, and access to international markets.
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