Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) Communications Project Advisor

Employer
AARP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 11, 2019
Ref
12460383
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Policy, Research and International Affairs (PRI) serves AARP by leading the development and articulation of AARP's public policies, research and insights on the 50+ and issues that matter to them, importing best global practices, and strengthening AARP's reputation for world class expertise and thought leadership.

Summary

Supports the implementation and execution of strategic communications activities related to the Center to Champion Nursing in America and the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action , both initiatives of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Contributes to communications strategic planning and implements projects with oversight by director of communications.
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for routine writing and editing assignments to support CCNA/the Campaign for Action , including blogs, social media content and other content as needed.
  • Writes/builds presentations and talking points for speaking engagements of CCNA leaders.
  • Project manages the production of reports and other documents, incorporating input and edits from multiple stakeholders.
  • Manages multiple projects that contribute to the achievement of priorities.
  • Supports CCNA director of communications.
  • Supports as needed CCNA chief strategist/SVP of AARP Public Policy Institute.
  • Provides communications support at CCNA/ Campaign for Action events.
  • Contributes to Campaign for Action social media.
  • Oversees the production of the Campaign newsletter as needed.
  • Leads updating of Campaign collateral.
  • Contributes to maintaining of Campaign website.
  • Maintains consistency in style standards for Campaign.
  • Provides communications technical assistance to state-based coalitions and other allies as needed.
Requirements
  • Completion of a bachelor's degree or equivalent and 7+ years of relevant experience;
  • Must have experience as a communications professional.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills. A writing test is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues across all levels and across departments.
  • Advanced proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel and electronic communication.
  • Design skills are a plus.
Benefits Offered

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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