Assistant Executive Director: Marketing and Communications

Radiological Society of North America

Who we are:

The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) is a non-profit organization with over 54,000 members from 136 countries around the world.

We provide high-quality educational resources, including continuing education credits toward physicians’ certification maintenance, host the world’s largest radiology conference and publish two top peer-reviewed journals: Radiology and RadioGraphics.

We are dedicated to building the future of our profession, whether that's through our Research & Education Foundation, which has funded $60 million in grants since its inception, our solutions to support standards development or educational outreach to low-resource nations.

Position Details

Assistant Executive Director: Marketing and Communications
Northern Illinois
Oak Brook, IL

What we're looking for:

We are seeking a talented marketing and communications executive who will serve as a member of the executive team overseeing the Society's marketing, member communication, and public information activities. This role is responsible for providing strategic direction, leadership and management of customer-centered marketing and communications across a variety of channels to meet organizational goals. This role will provide support and guidance to volunteer leaders to advance the Society's programs and brand.

This organization might be for you if you're interested in:

  • A welcoming environment that gives you an opportunity to impact patient care 
  • Excellent work-life balance through flexible time off and workplace flexibility 
  • Continued professional growth through support of online training, tuition reimbursement, and conferences 
  • A competitive compensation package that includes generous retirement and health benefits

What you'll do:

  • Assist in developing long-range plans and administering programs in alignment with the Society's strategic goals. Serve as a member of the top executive team to assist the Executive Director in the daily management of the RSNA Headquarters operations.
  • Oversee a team of staff in strategic planning and implementation of marketing activities to meet organizational goals.
  • Drive customer-centered marketing strategy and multi-channel delivery.
  • Oversee a team of staff in strategic planning and implementation of member communications, public information, and media relations to meet organizational goals. 
  • Work with the Board of Directors and committees to provide insights and guide development of initiatives. 
  • Develop employees and manage performance within the division. 
  • Stay up-to-date on trends and developments in the industry, changes in the environment, and identify opportunities appropriate for RSNA to foster innovation in pursuit of its mission. 
  • Drive the use of data for informed decision making and evaluation of programs.

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required, Master's degree preferred 
  • 10 or more years of experience in marketing and communications, association management (preferably in healthcare) and/or non-profit management 
  • Demonstrated success leading customer-centered marketing and/or communications at an organizational level 
  • Excellent communication skills to develop, deliver, and receive clear messages across all channels and with all audiences 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively by building relationships across all departments and levels 
  • Ability to think and plan strategically as well as manage execution of projects 
  • Ability to balance multiple projects, prioritize work, problem solve and deliver results 
  • Highly analytical with demonstrated success using data to drive decisions 
  • Experience guiding volunteers in program strategy, development, delivery and evaluation 
  • Proven success as a supervisor, coach and developer of staff

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