Vacancy Program Assistant

Ad type: jobs
Company: Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)
City: Bethesda, MD
Workplace street: Bethesda, MD
Category: Administrative
Work schedule: Full Time
Posted: 8 Sep 2019
Requirements for the applicant
Education: 4-Year Degree Required
Work experience: Entry level
Job description

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), a nonprofit organization and the producer of the Walk4Hearing, the largest hearing loss awareness event across the country, is seeking a top-notch, ultra-organized, high energy professional to assist three national Walk4Hearing managers.

Job Purpose: The Walk4Hearing Program Assistant provides support for a national peer-to-peer fundraising program. The Walk4Hearing is HLAA’s national fundraising program which raises awareness for hearing loss and hearing health.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Walk4Hearing managers with implementation of specific initiatives
  • Handle essential tasks pertaining to Walk day activities
  • Work with managers on creating content for social media
  • Update and coordinate distribution of Walk4Hearing marketing materials
  • Draft email correspondence to Walk participants
  • Answer phones and direct phone calls to the appropriate department
  • Handle email, social media and phone inquiries related to the Walk4Hearing
  • Assist with gathering and posting information on the Walk4Hearing website
  • Work with internal database to create reports
  • Data entry
  • Required experience and skills include:

  • Experience with social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (required)
  • Experience with Blackbaud Luminate Online (a plus, but not required)
  • Excellent customer service, communication and writing skills
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and with a team
  • Strong computer skills – MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to learn new technology
  • Work Environment: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Travel to annual HLAA convention will be required.

    Physical Requirements: Work is in an office and primarily sedentary in nature; however, the ability to lift and carry light boxes for shipping is necessary.

    This position reports to three national Walk4Hearing managers.

    HLAA is an equal employment opportunity employer.


    How To Apply


    Send cover letter and resume to: walk4hearing@hearingloss.org. Please put “Walk4Hearing Program Assistant” in the subject line.

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