Careers at AMIA

Director of Industry Partnerships

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is seeking an experienced Director of Industry Partnerships who is primarily responsible for the management and operations of AMIA’s business development initiatives, including the development and maintenance of programs, products, and services related to strategic partnerships, sponsorships and corporate support.  The position reports to the Vice President of Membership.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Directly manages AMIA's business development initiatives, with focus on strategic partnerships, sponsorships and corporate support
  • Primarily responsible for sales management, including direct accountability for budgeted revenue and expenses as related to AMIA’s business development initiatives and programs. Manages the sales pipeline and owns accountability for achievement of sales targets and revenue goals while continuously driving efforts for expanding industry membership categories
  • Primarily responsibility for relationship development, retention of current partnerships as well as expansion of industry partners and sponsors
  • Oversees processes to ensure accurate and timely inventory tracking and fulfillment of deliverables to clients and customers
  • Interacts regularly with AMIA’s Industry Partnership Council (IPC), and may serve as AMIA’s liaison to various committees, collaborative project teams and outside organizations
  • Works with AMIA marketing staff and other stakeholders to execute marketing and promotion campaigns
  • Manages the development and maintenance of standard contracts for strategic partnerships and sponsorship
  • Manages activities to build and grow a comprehensive master database of leads and prospects.
  • Works closely with AMIA senior management and AMIA governance and volunteers to identify and develop leads and prospects, especially for strategic partnerships and sponsorships
  • Monitors industry trends.  Provides thorough, ongoing analysis of trends and market demographics, and develops actionable strategies and tactics

AMIA is a 2017 When Work Works Award Winner and was recognized as a Top Employer of Choice for an Effective and Flexible Workplace.  AMIA is pleased to offer benefits that include fully paid medical, dental, long term disability, a retirement plan with a match, and an attractive paid leave plan. To be considered, candidates should respond with a resume and salary requirements to Phyllis Burchman at phyllis@amia.org.  Please insert the job title in the subject line. Qualified local candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone calls will be accepted.

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Strong business and financial acumen with a demonstrated entrepreneurial spirt
  • Self-motivated go-getter who is proactive and solutions oriented
  • Ability to transform long-term relationships into mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Strong written and oral communications; must be able to present publicly with excellent speaking skills. Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with superior attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and juggle competing priorities
  • Flexible attitude with an ability to work cooperatively, collaboratively, and resourcefully with a variety of stakeholders and small teams to maximize results and creativity
  • Education – 4-year degree required with business, marketing or finance preferred major field of study
  • Knowledge – solid understanding of trends in sponsorships activation, fulfillment reports and impact dashboards; Strong project management skills and ability to participate collegially in cross-departmental project teams
  • Required Work Experience – 7-10 years of progressively responsible business development experience preferably within a non-profit or association environment that includes at least 4 years of experience in financial analysis, business analytics, modeling, forecasting, and sales support; Experience in the healthcare or biotech industry; existing relationships with vendors in the space preferred
  • Technical Skills – Experience with MS Office principally Excel, netFORUM and/or other CRM tools
  • Conditions – Must be able to travel to meetings or events as requested

Director of Member Services

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is seeking an experienced Director of Member Services. The Director develops and executes a proactive membership strategy to continue to engage our current members and attract new ones.  The Director will seek opportunities to build communities within the membership and will work cross departmentally to ensure that individual membership and organizational membership strategies are synergistic.  The Director has primary responsibility for overseeing all individual member-related programs and projects, the development of member services, and the integration of professional working groups into the association structure.  Member service activities include recruitment and retention of individual members, maintenance of association management databases and member platforms, and the career center. The position reports to the Vice President of Membership.

Key Responsibilities:

Membership Recruitment and Retention:

  • Formulate and implement member recruitment activities in an effort to expand individual membership consistent with the mission and goals of the organization
  • Supervise the membership renewal process, investigate reasons for non-renewal, and recommend and implement strategies for increasing member retention rate
  • Communicate membership benefits, programs and services to members and prospects resulting in increased recruitment and retention
  • Generate regular membership reports for distribution to the board and staff
  • Oversee ongoing maintenance of member records in association database
  • Arrange and serve as principal staff representative at association exhibits and other organizations’ trade shows in accordance with overall individual membership recruitment strategy

Member Services:

  • Manage the delivery of all member services
  • Have a thorough understanding of and be able to measure AMIA’s membership statistics
  • Develop and implement strategies for remaining in regular and meaningful contact with association members
  • Develop the highest customer service standards possible, for monitoring organizational performance, in responding to inquiries, requests, and comments from members, prospective members, and others
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications department staff to produce membership materials for the association news, meeting programs, membership brochures, and the association web site
  • Oversee all member services activities at association meetings and special programs

Management:

  • Work with membership staff and other staff users to maintain the integrity of the membership database
  • Supervise and provide oversight for the work of the member services coordinator, and any temporary staff or vendors as applicable

Liaison:

  • Serve as the staff liaison to AMIA’s special interest working groups, the working group steering committee, the membership and outreach committee and other committees as appropriate

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Outstanding writing, editing and verbal communication skills
  • Proven relationship builder with the ability to quickly earn the respect of multiple constituencies, both internally and externally
  • An understanding of and ability to position discussions related to member services at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Project management experience with the ability to manage and oversee multiple projects, working collaboratively with other staff and departments to accomplish successful results on deadline and on budget
  • Education – 4-year college degree required
  • Knowledge – Thorough understanding of association member services and programs within a member focused non-profit organization
  • Work Experience – 5-10+ years of experience with a professional or trade association or similar organization, developing and implementing integrated association membership programs and initiatives
  • Technical Skills – Competency with AMS/CRM software (NETFORUM preferred) and data tools (e.g. Power BI, Nucleus), familiarity with social media and e-communication tools, and strong MS Office skills.  Excellent organizational, computer, oral and written communication skills
  • Conditions – Must be able to travel to the annual symposium; possible other occasional travel

AMIA is a 2017 When Work Works Award Winner and was recognized as a Top Employer of Choice for an Effective and Flexible Workplace.  AMIA is pleased to offer benefits that include fully paid medical, dental, long term disability, and life insurance in addition to a retirement program and an attractive paid leave plan. To be considered, candidates should respond with a resume and salary requirements to Phyllis Burchman at phyllis@amia.org.  Please insert the job title in the subject line. Qualified local candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone calls will be accepted.


Director of Publications

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is seeking a Director of Publications to manage the strategic direction and day-to-day business management of AMIA’s portfolio of publications which includes peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.  The Director will ensure that AMIA’s publication strategy is coordinated in its approach to future opportunities and aligns with the AMIA strategic plan.  The individual will manage AMIA’s new open access journal, working with stakeholders to ensure the launch is coordinated with AMIA’s existing publications.  The Director will champion the needs of the portfolio including proposing and implementing future plans and ensuring that actions are properly resourced, aligned with general membership strategies, and balanced with the other priorities and directions of the AMIA Board of Directors. The Director will report to the Executive Vice President and COO.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement policies, processes, workflows and liaise with other departments and the publisher to ensure that functional tasks, such as technology, marketing, advertising sales, supplements, production, and finance, are undertaken correctly and efficiently
  • Manage committee and volunteer group tasked with publication related activities
  • Understand changes taking place within the scientific publishing community to anticipate and develop business priorities (with regard to market opportunities and threats) by proposing developments and action plans to ensure that AMIA’s journals and scientific publications remain relevant and profitable;
  • Work with the JAMIA and JAMIA Open/ACI and ACI Open editors and publisher to take advantage of opportunities to better leverage JAMIA’s existing content and keep JAMIA the premier publication in the field and consider publication partnerships that create a portfolio of publications that appeal to additional AMIA members and to those who may become members
  • Curate existing AMIA content to maximize value to AMIA members and others and experiment with new approaches to delivering scientific content to members
  • Create and administer program budgets and set, monitor, and report on key performance indicators
  • Work with the marketing and communications team to develop and update collateral about AMIA publications and to leverage society-directed advertising and news space in journals

Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Work Experience – 10+ years of experience in scientific publishing, including experience with an open access journal and launching a new or newly-acquired journal;(product development, market research, budgeting and editorial functions)
  • Experience in managing association relationships, providing solutions, and negotiating\
  • Knowledge – Thorough understanding of the publishing/editorial function within a member focused non-profit organization and the ability to embrace change and improve current working practices/products/technologies to grow the business; An understanding of the scientific research process and the ability to engage the academic community of editors and researchers by representing the journal
  • Demonstrated acumen that scientific knowledge is increasingly being presented and disseminated in other ways—be it social forums, blogs and other curated and non-curated formats—and that keeping up with the evolution is critical
  • Education – Graduate degree
  • Technical Skills – Familiarity with peer-review software, online publishing platforms, social media and e-communication tools; and strong MS office skills
  • Occasional travel will be required

AMIA is a 2017 When Work Works Award Winner and was recognized as a Top Employer of Choice for an Effective and Flexible Workplace.  AMIA is pleased to offer benefits that include fully paid medical, dental, long term disability, and life insurance in addition to a retirement program and an attractive paid leave plan. To be considered, candidates should respond with a resume and salary requirements to Phyllis Burchman at phyllis@amia.org.  Please insert the job title in the subject line. Qualified local candidates will be contacted for interviews. No telephone calls will be accepted.