Marketing & Communications Manager | AIPLA

AIPLA

Arlington, Virginia, Professional Association is seeking candidates for Marketing & Communications Manager.  The position is responsible for the working with the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer in developing, implementing, and monitoring the communication methods for the organization; including advertising, promotion, support for public education efforts, and other related special projects and initiatives.  Write AIPLA news content, including daily E-Blasts and Press Releases. Serve as the primary contact for press and other communication needs. This position manages the outside Design Consultant and works closely with Sr. Manager of Membership and Professional Development. 3-5+ years, including Association experience; Writing and editorial experience strongly preferred; Background in Intellectual Property, journalism, press secretary, membership or professional/trade association, or communications desirable: Experience with continuing education processes, website management preferred; Very strong writing, editing and project management skills; Applies sound analytical decision-making processes and approaches; communicates effectively, verbally and in writing, in a diverse range of audiences and settings; and establishes and maintains production schedules; Dependable and highly collaborative team player who takes the initiative on projects, follows through on detail, and works well under pressure and on deadline; Strong analytical expertise with a background in new media, social media and online communication preferred; Independently plan, organize, schedule, coordinate, and make decisions and judgments relating to assigned projects and other responsibilities and meet deadlines as established by the Board of Directors; High-energy leadership skills to serve as a unifying force to lead communication discussions at both the strategic and tactical level; Abila/Net forum Database knowledge and InDesign or other design software proficiency; Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint), Photoshop and Illustrator and imaging technology, Adobe InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, CMS and HTML The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: The Association is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic work environment. For more information, please visit our website at www.aipla.org. Interested candidates should send salary requirements with a cover letter including a description of your most significant accomplishment to date and resume to mdonohoe@aipla.org. The Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: The Association is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

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