Manager, Grassroots and Communications

America's Blood Centers
Washington, DC

America’s Blood Centers (ABC), North America's largest network of community-based, independent blood programs, is seeking a Manager, Grassroots and Communications for our expanding advocacy team. The position will assist in managing issue advocacy campaigns, implementing new grassroots programs and developing a robust network of blood advocates. This position will also oversee ABC public relations and communications efforts, including developing and executing robust communication and marketing plans to promote ABC, its member blood centers, and the importance of blood donation. Primary responsibilities: Manage and expand ABC’s member grassroots advocacy programs and campaigns, including site visits, our annual Day on Capitol Hill, education and training throughout the year, and material development. Develop and promote activities that recruit grassroots volunteers and build a grassroots network that includes blood donors, patients, community partners, and other stakeholders. Execute and deliver industry and association messaging and communications to critical audiences around Association’s priorities and ensure digital, social and earned media efforts and goals are fully integrated and aligned with ABC’s Advocacy Agenda. Educational require-ments: Bachelor’s required. Click here to view the full job description. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to careers@americasblood.org.