Communications Coordinator

American Assn of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Established in 1918, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States, supports its members' ability to practice their specialty through education, research, and advocacy. AAOMS members comply with rigorous continuing education requirements and submit to periodic office examinations, ensuring the public that all office procedures and personnel meet stringent national standards. AAOMS has a staff of 60 with annual revenues of approximately $22 million.

Position Details

Communications Coordinator
Chicago Illinois
Rosemont, IL

POSITION: Communications Coordinator

STATUS: Freelance to start; possible opportunity to transition to full-time

REPORTS TO: Editorial Manager

OVERVIEW The Communications Coordinator reports to the Editorial Manager and is responsible for providing editorial assistance for Association member-facing and public-facing print and digital.

Please submit resume and 1-2 writing samples or links to writing samples.


  • Assist with writing, editing and proofreading copy for member magazine, website, emails and marketing communications for Association’s publications, programs, campaigns, events, initiatives and publications – ensuring materials match the AAOMS brand and style.
  • Fact-check copy to ensure accuracy.
  • Perform other similar or related duties as requested or assigned by the Editorial Manager.


  • Strong written communication skills
  • Knowledge of AP style helpful
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Ability to work independently but collaboratively
  • Word processing and related computer application knowledge
  • Zero to three years of related professional experience
  • College degree in journalism, communications or related field

Freelance position rate is open.

Benefits become available for full time employees.

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