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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.



Director of Development

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), an innovative, dynamic, professional nursing membership organization, seeks a seasoned development professional to manage, plan and organize charitable giving programs for association.  Incumbent will also be responsible for overseeing grant management.


Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree with 5 to 7 years of successful fundraising experience in a non-profit organization.   Experience in professional society or trade association a plus.  CFRE designation and/or master’s degree preferred. Must have proven success with corporate memberships and partnerships, diverse electronic revenue generating tactics, convention-related fundraising, proposal-based development and various individual/annual fundraising appeals and campaigns.  Experience with major gifts programs and volunteer management a plus.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, plan and organize charitable giving programs for association. 
  • Oversee the development, writing and submission of grant proposals to support AWHONN’s mission primarily in the clinical and educational arena.
  • Lead individual and corporate support solicitation efforts.
  • Work with vice president of department to develop annual and long term goals to ensure continual growth and stability in the development program.
  • Lead research and identification of donor prospects; initiate and cultivate relationships with these prospects resulting in support of AWHONN.
  • Identify, define and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities.
  • Serve as the staff Co-Chair of the Development Committee.
  • Partner with the vice president to support the Board of Directors, CEO and the Development Committee on all major fundraising initiatives.
  • Partner with colleagues to enhance knowledge of new developments and emerging themes in healthcare, health policy, the general economy and the business interests of sponsors, partners and donors.


Qualification Requirements:

  • Must have experience in proposal development, grant writing and grant management experience.
  • Forward thinker with exceptional client service interpersonal skills including strong, creative, persuasive verbal and written negotiations skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships. 
  • Occasional travel required for fundraising activities or meetings.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and extensive experience with fundraising databases. 
  • Must be self-sufficient and independent with effective team collaboration skills.
  • Experience initiating research to determine relevant philanthropic sources including private individual and corporate foundations a plus.


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


Director, Marketing & Social Media

Innovative, dynamic professional nursing membership association 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.


Incumbent’ s primary responsibilities will be:

  • 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. 

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


Program Coordinator

Innovative, dynamic professional nursing membership association is seeking experienced individual to provide stellar customer and serve as staff liaison to course instructors and participants. The successful candidate must have an outgoing and friendly personality, great telephone presence as well as a patient demeanor.  Must have at least 5 years of experience working in a heavy customer service focused environment with ability to work independently.   Outstanding project management, writing and administrative skills a must.  This position is 90% daily email and telephone  contact with association’s clients/members.  Experience working in membership department  a plus.


Incumbent primary responsibilities will be:


 Customer Service

  • Provide stellar customer service to course instructors and others via telephone and email daily. Troubleshoot problems and develop solutions.  Listen and respond to customers’ needs and concerns.
  • Independently compose responses to inquires through routine general and complex correspondence (including emails) from verbal direction or from knowledge of processes and procedures.
  • Maintain, verify and research pertinent information for change of status for new designated instructors and updating instructors database.
  • Manage the processes and procedures for maintaining, tracking and updating instructors and instructor trainer qualification information.
  • Manage the communication system regarding instructor’s membership expiration, evaluation scores and additional data that impact their ability to maintain instructor status. 


Program Coordination

  • Assist with ongoing work for service-related programs and logistics, included coordinating retail/member benefit webinars and providing assistance to Sr. Project Manager with special projects.
  • Ensure and implement policies and procedures related to the program and service-related programs.
  • Develop and maintain project timeline for the program and service-related activities.
  • Coordinate and prepare announcements for bulletins, quarterly newsletter and forms.



Ideal candidate must have an Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience with at least 5 years’ experience working in a customer service environment. Additional experience requires a minimum of 3 years of administrative and project coordination experience.  Experience handling heavy call volume from customers/members a must. Must be able to support multiple concurrent activities and able to display professionalism, poise and tact under pressure especially when dealing with dissatisfied customers.   Demonstrated advance skill and experience using MS Office.  YM  database experience desirable. Must be highly organized and demonstrate excellent writing skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced/stressful environment with instant responses to situations a must.  Must be a critical thinker  with problem solving and analytical skills.


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


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