Director of Communications

The American Association of Immunologists
Rockville, Maryland
Aug 18, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Full Time

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI), a non-profit professional biomedical research association, seeks an experienced, motivated, and creative individual with strong writing, editorial, management, and organizational skills to lead the AAI Communications Department. This person will support the Executive Director and other senior staff in the development of materials (print and online) for member communications and the promotion of AAI programs, initiatives, and mission. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities include initiating content and developing articles for a bimonthly Newsletter; overseeing the layout. design, and production publication of annual meeting materials, including the scientific program and abstract book; creating brochures, ads, and other marketing materials; developing and maintaining a media relations program that features AAI members and their research, as well as newsworthy items published in AAI journals.

Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree and/or background in scientific/biomedical professional association a plus. Minimum of 7 years of successfully managing professional communications activities/initiatives including overseeing the complete production of magazines/newsletters is required; 5 years at a director level. Candidates must have demonstrated professional expertise in writing and editing skills.

Competitive salary, outstanding benefits, and free parking.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (other than a journal article), and salary history to: or you can visit to apply and to view a detailed job description.

Applications sent directly to AAI will not be accepted.


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