Director of Marketing and Communications

Posted 2 months ago

The American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI) seeks a senior management professional to serve as Director of Marketing and Communications. This position provides strategic oversight for all marketing activities of the ACOI. As a key member of the senior management team, the position reports to the Executive Director.


The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring effective marketing strategies and communications activities for the ACOI. The position leads efforts to demonstrate member/customer value and increase engagement, revenue and brand awareness. The Director of Marketing and Communications directs the efforts of the marketing/communications staff and coordinates at strategic and tactical levels with other cross-functional teams.


  • Develop and implement the overall direction, management, and implementation of marketing, messaging and communications strategies for ACOI, including the annual meeting, membership, education, programs, development programs, publications, ACOI exhibits and websites. Lead and execute a comprehensive content distribution strategy and oversee information distribution channels.
  • Guide the creation and enforcement of brand standards for communications and marketing. Effectively manage branding to align with strategic objectives and goals.
  • Create and maintain the annual marketing schedule. Lead the development of integrated and sophisticated marketing plans, including strategies and tactics that increase awareness and relevancy and generate demand.
  • Develop and execute a social media strategy, including use of social media channels and collaborate with search engine optimization efforts.
  • Lead a customer-first mindset. Develop compelling value propositions that drive distinct competitive advantages for products and programs.
  • Direct competitive analysis and market research activities to assess customer needs and trends in markets.
  • Conduct thorough ROI analysis for marketing initiatives and campaigns. Monitor financial impact and other performance metrics; identify actionable insights to inform strategies and cost effective marketing solutions.
  • Provide tools, materials and presentations to support sales/business development efforts.
  • Responsible for directing editorial calendar, design, production and distribution of publications.
  • Coordinate media interest in the ACOI and appropriate response to media inquiries.
  • Serve as staff liaison to support ACOI’s role in multi-organization coalitions, collaborations and PR campaigns.
  • Oversee development of annual marketing budgets. Responsible for monitoring and forecasting budgets throughout the year. Oversee development of RFPs, review of bids and contracts for vendor services related to marketing and communications activities.
  • Identify, establish and evaluate business processes for project management and production efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Hire, retain and coach competent, qualified marketing/communications staff. Foster a collaborative and proactive service orientation toward all areas and departments within ACOI.
  • Work closely with staff, content leaders and members, and engage key stakeholders to identify priorities and enhance marketing effectiveness.
  • Serve as a member of the staff leadership team and perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or related fields. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Seven+ years of progressive marketing responsibility with a proven record of accomplishment in senior marketing roles, preferably in an association or other non-profit setting.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets and hiring, training, developing, supervising and appraising staff.
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, problem-solving, decision-making, organizational and personal sales skills.
  • Strong background in use of social media to drive value and engagement.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Strong presentation skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of marketing strategies and techniques; understanding of market research practices.
  • Experience with digital and print marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing. Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to work well with staff and volunteer leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines, prioritize projects, remain flexible and work in a fast paced team environment


DC metro area preferred; position will be fully remote/virtual.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, it may require the lifting and moving boxes and bending or standing as necessary.

Travel is required (up to 15%) with occasional evening and weekend work sometimes up to 16 hours.


Performs other job related duties, as assigned by management. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties


This search is being conducted by Meg Laundry, Tuft & Associates.

Those interested in applying should send a resume and cover letter indicating qualifications and scope of experience, using one of these options:

  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email your resume and cover letter to Catherine Babjak, Manager, at

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Job CategoryOpen
LocationRockville, MD