IASP is searching for an Associate Director of Marketing to oversee its marketing department. IASP provides a number of education, networking and engagement opportunities through a suite of member benefits including the society’s two scholarly journals, PAIN and PAIN Reports, PAIN Research Forum, RELIEF. IASP education and meetings portfolio consists of a variety of meetings and education events globally including the organization’s flagship meeting, the World Congress on Pain along with a number of other in person and virtual activities and learning experiences.
The Associate Director will oversee the strategy for the department and manage a staff of two, including a shared position with the membership department. Key responsibilities include developing annual marketing strategies and plans for IASP membership, programs and services. Oversee creation and distribution of all IASP communications (printed and electronic), and when necessary, manage PR and media consultants.
The Associate Director of Marketing is responsible for ensuring the integrity of IASP's brand (to be relaunched in July 2021) and manage all activities that relate to the brands.
This individual will oversee IASP's overall digital strategy, including website governance and site management and integration of upgraded CMS platform (in coordination with the Associate Director of Membership) and effective marketing communications including the use of social media.
The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial-minded, strategic thinker and team player. He/she/they are able to demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, direct reports, executive management, and volunteer leaders to execute plans and achieve measurable goals.
IASP is the leading global professional forum for science, practice, and education in the field of pain. Membership is open to all professionals involved in research, diagnosis, or treatment of pain. IASP has more than 7,000 members in 133 countries, 90 national chapters, and 21 Special Interest Groups (SIGs). IASP plans a World Congress every other year with over 5,000 attendees. The World Congress on Pain is the world’s premier gathering on the topic and is international and multidisciplinary. The program comprises plenary sessions, workshops, poster sessions, and refresher courses, and attendees may receive continuing medical education credits.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer
At IASP, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism or related field.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required
Previous management experience in membership association required, 5-8 years preferred.
Extensive knowledge of association management, preferably experience with scientific societies, including scholarly journals.
Ability to work in dynamic, collegial environment with cross-departmental collaboration.
Working knowledge of strategic marketing and the marketing communication process (research, planning, promotion and evaluation).
Hands-on and supervisory experience with website content management, social media and digital communications.
Proficient with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Understanding of or familiarity with WordPress desired.
Prior experience with a global organization is a plus as is proficiency in a language other than English
What do we offer?
A congenial atmosphere where teamwork abounds and your efforts are truly appreciated. We work hard, but also strive for work/life balance. We are a global organization so there are opportunities to travel internationally. We’ve got great benefits including medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, transportation supplement, paid vacation, holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan.
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, seeking to make his/her/their mark in this well-established, international association.
Additional Salary Information: Please include salary requirements with cover letter and resume to the attention of Colleen Delaney Eubanks, CEO
About International Association for the Study of Pain
Vision Statement: Working together for pain relief throughout the worldMission: IASP brings together scientists, clinicians, health-care providers, and policymakers to stimulate and support the study of pain and to translate that knowledge into improved pain relief worldwide.