Project Advisor-Education&Outreach Communications

Apr 30, 2013
May 30, 2013
Ida Parker
Full Time
Leads the development and implementation of strategic initiative responsibilities, particularly in new information/education program development in the designated area of responsibility (My Health, My Financial Security, My Home & Family, and My Personal Time). Oversees project research and program analysis; provides counsel and functional support on strategic issues. Manages special projects and assists in developing the strategic, operational, and product development and evaluation process.

Specific to this position:
Project Advisor will be responsible for developing, managing and executing strategically designed multi-faceted, consumer health education and engagement programs to achieve social change goals within the Health team in Education & Outreach (E&O). Project Advisor will also provide thought leadership on program metrics and evaluation criteria and assesses program outcomes.

Applicants must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the areas of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid and long-term care supports and services, as well as excellent writing and editing skills for consumer and other audiences, including professionals and influencers.

Additional responsibilities include:
*Developing sophisticated programs and educational resources that successfully deliver health information to our target audiences.

*Employing research-based adult learning techniques to prepare recommendations and support the development of ongoing consumer information/education products or programs in the health arena.

*Creating special audience strategies with the experience and ability to modify education/consumer engagement programs based on audience expertise.

*Fostering effective partnerships with state-based staff and volunteers and leading education and trainings efforts around priority health initiatives.

*Developing issue-based program strategies across broad and potentially multiple Portfolio-based issue area(s) (My Health, My Financial Security).

*Analyzing ongoing progress of programs and identifies and implements mid-course corrections.

*Initiates, builds, and maintains external relationships on strategic issues. Represents AARP to national organizations, business, and/or trade associations; may write content for professional and influencer audiences.
*May be assigned to represent issue team on one or more matrixed teams tasked with integrating and driving Association-wide strategies related to: Specialized Audiences (Multicultural/Employer-Institutional Audiences); Digital formats and channels (includes Member Experience Management); and/or State Office Liaison and Support.

*Demonstrates 'One AAR' behaviors and attributes in all interactions.

Bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred) in program/project management, communications or other field aligned with the subject matter issues and duties of this position; 7+ years of demonstrated experience and success in designing, leading and growing high impact social programs. Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills required; demonstrated ability to engage and mentor others and to build coalitions to achieve defined goals.

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values workplace diversity.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply at See SNG-Project Advisor Job ID#504102


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