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AWHONN offers an excellent benefits package with generous leave, flex time, a pension plan and more. For further information about these positions, please email Nancy Adkins or call her at 202-261-2403.


Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQUIREMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740S, Washington, DC 20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email Please list the title of position in the subject line.

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns.



Vice President, Business Development

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), an innovative, dynamic professional nursing membership organization is seeking a seasoned professional with a natural, collaborative and management skill set to plan, direct and set the strategic direction of the association’s business development and philanthropic initiatives.  Individual will also oversee the association’s convention and exhibit sales services along with industry relations and sales.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the formation of business partnerships and negotiation of contracts.
  • Enhance existing programs and identify new program opportunities.
  • Integrate market research and analysis in strategic planning, program development, delivery and evaluation and competitive positioning strategies.
  • Support and partner with the Board of Directors, CEO and the Development Committee on all major fundraising initiatives.
  • Assist in the development of grant proposals to support AWHONN’s mission primarily in the clinical and educational arena as needed.
  • Oversee the design and development of a range of fundraising campaigns at a strategic and global level.
  • Oversee the annual convention and other major events.
  • Develop and monitor department budget.


Qualification Requirements

MBA required with a bachelor’s degree in business management, healthcare marketing or related field. CFRE a plus. At least 5-7 years pf previous management experience which includes budgetary development, performance accountability and responsibility for multiple business units.  Proven track record of health care business development and health care compliance.  Demonstrated understanding of customer relation’s management. Familiarly with perinatal/neonatal clinical care terminology preferred. Demonstrated ability to identify and pursue business development and major gift opportunities. An executive presence with polished and well-developed oral and written communication skills.  Proven contract negotiation and management skills.  Experience in strategic positioning and developing and executing business plans and budgets.   Display willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; makes timely decisions.  Demonstrated skills and experience in strategic and analytical thinking and skills in facilitating strategic business and professional alliances, partnerships and other forms of collaboration.  Understanding of the health care environment required.  Experience/knowledge of capital campaigns, annual giving and foundation/government grants a plus.


Excellent benefits package. Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQURIEMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email This is not a telecommuting position.  Position located at AWHONN’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.


Director of Marketing and Communications

AWHONN is currently seeking an experienced individual to manage the marketing, positioning and sales of association’s programs, products, convention development and services through a variety of vehicles and oversee the association’s social media strategy across the organization.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive strategies to address membership, products, markets and pricing and convention.
  • Develop and manage the marketing budget. Analyze and report on results of marketing efforts; use that information to refine marketing strategies, identify new markets and more accurately target promotions.
  • Develop and execute marketing strategies that deliver sustainable year-over-year profit growth.
  • Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates association products in the market.
  • Plan the launch of new products and releases and manage the cross-functional implementation of the plan.
  • Conduct and integrate market research and analysis in strategic planning program development, delivery and evaluation and competitive positioning strategies.
  • Create a comprehensive internal and external social media strategy to define programs that use social media marketing techniques to increase visibility, membership and traffic for the association as well as implement and manage the social media programs.
  • Strategize with and educate staff on incorporating relevant social media techniques into the association’s culture, services and products.
  • Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, and analyze, review and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results. 


Qualification Requirements

Ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or equivalent. MBA preferred. Experience working in complex, individual membership association/non-profit (preferably healthcare) environment desirable.  At least 8 years of related marketing experience with a minimum of 4 years leadership in new media, social media and digital/e-communication. Experience in strategic planning and execution and strong analytic skills a must.   Demonstrated ability to facilitate relationships and work successfully with other organizational units to achieve organization objectives a must. Must be able to remain flexible, compromise, manage multiple priorities and stay highly organized; influence others, work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Demonstrated commitment to customer service and the ability to work collaboratively with internal customers a must.  Proven understanding of existing and emerging social media platforms and the creative and strategic thinking abilities to design and implement smart social media plans.  Must be passionate, responsive and knowledgeable about social media trends.  Exceptional leadership and supervisory skills to successfully direct and manage employees needed.  Ability to spearhead all elements of marketing campaigns from concept to completion.  Must have superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.  Demonstrated skills and experience in strategic thinking, marketing campaign analysis and tactical application of organization’s finite resources. 


Excellent benefits package. Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQUIREMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740S, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email


Systems Administrator

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurse is currently seeking an experienced individual to provide systems administration, support for the association’s IT systems, and resolve hardware and software issues for staff.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and support LANs, WANs, cloud-based virtual environments, network segments, and IT infrastructure.
  • Provide support and troubleshoot hardware/software problems reported by staff
  • Establish IT knowledge base from reported hardware/software problems and solutions.
  • Work with vendors to maintain system efficiency, network and system security and integrity.
  • Review and evaluate current systems and make recommendations for future upgrades and updates to meet association’s need.
  • Review, update and recommend written policies and procedures related to IT administration and management.
  • Maintain inventories for hardware, software and system user accounts.


Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems or equivalent experience.

At least 3 years related professional/technical experience preferably in a non-profit environment. Technical knowledge and skills in Microsoft Server 2008 R2, 2012, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Microsoft SQL server 2012, SharePoint, Microsoft Windows 7/10, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or above.  Technical knowledge and skills in cloud-based virtual environments such as Microsoft Office 365 and VMware. Technical knowledge and skills in firewall, VPN, anti-spam, anti-virus and VOIP phone system. Technical knowledge and skills in maintaining and troubleshooting computer hardware and software systems.  Experience with ticketing system and asset management system.  Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to clearly and effectively communicate technical information to non-technical people. Details oriented and excellent documentation and customer service skills. Ability to train users in various aspects of computer hardware and software use such as Microsoft Office Professional suite and Adobe Creative Cloud Apps. Ability to lift up 50 lbs. and move computer equipment as needed.


Please submit resume indicating salary requirements and list “Systems Administrator” in the subject heading to:  Human Resources Dept.,1800 M Street, and NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email


Digital Marketing Manager

AWHONN is currently seeking an experienced individual to propose, implement and optimize integrated marketing campaigns.  Incumbent will also manage and further develop AWHONN’s digital presence.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate regularly with key internal stakeholders to create and execute effective, measurable marketing campaigns.
  • Monitor trends in digital marketing and tracking tools. 
  • Participate in future web initiatives, including refinements to association’s website in collaboration key internal stakeholders.
  • Define and track Key Performance Indicators. Create reports and dashboards to analyze performance from traffic to conversion.
  • Drive analytics tagging strategy for web site, PPC, display, social and email. Collaborates with the Director of Web Services for implementation for results for the tagging strategy.
  • Possess basic knowledge of SEO tactics to ensure web properties are optimized and accessible.
  • Manage website updates using content management system (CMS).
  • Coordinate and distribute the association’s digital content. Ensure the association’s maintains a solid presence and consistent voice across all channels.
  • Responsible for the blog strategy and day-to-day management.
  • Continually update and document digital best practices.
  • Supports the association participation at industry events and conferences.
  • Serve as day-to-day liaison with third party marketing vendors. 
  • Provide marketing support to Director of Marketing and Vice President of Marketing as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualification Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field.  At least 2 years of social media marketing experience on key social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube. At least 6 years of experience in online communications required. Expert level skills in using and navigating social media networks, 3rd party social media tools and the internet. Demonstrated technical knowledge and skills, including knowledge of HTML, image manipulation and interactive content.  Excellent oral and written communications skills, including strong writing, editing and research skills. Ability to work well with diverse group of staff members. Knowledge of Google Analytics with the ability to analyze website traffic data, and messaging results to prepare reports highlighting key information and trends.  Experience using content and email management systems. Verifiable examples of digital marketing successes( including paid search advertising). Demonstrated ability in creative and innovative methods of presentation. Demonstrated skills in working effectively under pressure and juggling several activities at once.   Personal, extremely organized and efficient. Strong project and time management skills.   Strong analytical aptitude, vast knowledge of the digital landscape and ability to communicate with a variety of audiences.


Excellent benefits package. Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQUIREMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email  This is not a telecommuting position. Position located at AWHONN’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.



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