Communications/Editorial, Marketing, Public Relations
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Founded in 1967, The Aesthetic Society is recognized as the world’s leading professional organization of ABPS board-certified plastic surgeons who are solely dedicated to the art, science, and safe practice of aesthetic surgery and cosmetic medicine of the face and body. Members are recognized as Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, to honor their many additional years of highly-specialized training and their passionate commitment to their patients. Legally known as the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Society recently underwent a rebranding process to “The Aesthetic Society”. The last phase of the process will be a launch of their new website in September 2021 with the new URL theaestheticsociety.org (Current site is www.surgery.org).
Headquartered in Garden Grove, CA with a staff of 37 and $10M budget, The Aesthetic Society represents more than 2,500 active members in the U.S and Canada, as well as international members, and is at the forefront of innovation in aesthetic plastic surgery.
The Senior Director, Communication and Marketing is a respected, engaged, and hands-on leader, responsible for messaging and revenue that sustains the organization. The Senior Director plays a critical leadership role, participating in crafting growth strategies and implementing plans while supervising a staff of six individuals located in the office and remotely and key contracted employees. The Senior Director, Communication and Marketing will lead by example demonstrating expert knowledge of the field, utilizing professional communication and management skills that will empower and motivate, providing support and direction; and establishing strong and effective working relationships among all staff, senior management, volunteer leaders, members, stakeholders, and various partner organizations. This individual will continue to foster the inclusive, flexible and collaborative culture that makes The Society a place employees enjoy working.
The Senior Director, Communication and Marketing will have demonstrated success managing a team and fostering autonomy and camaraderie in a virtual environment. Though headquartered in Garden Grove, CA the location of the position may be remote with occasional travel required.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ten or more years’ experience running the communication function of a nonprofit membership organization
Senior experience in consumer branding via digital marketing channels
Excellent writing skills
Senior level experience in public relations, particularly crisis communication
Successful creation and implementation of complex marketing communication programs with knowledge of data analytics, methods, and measurement.
Ability to maintain professional decorum dealing with a complex, member driven organization with rapidly changing priorities
Ability to thrive in a flat, non-hierarchical organization
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to lead direction and recognize excellence in:
Video creation and production
Other tools used to produce programs and communication
Successful management of finances and budgets
Comfortable working in a medical environment
Knowledge in scholarly publishing and research outcomes.
Innovative, inclusive, and forward thinking committed to The Society’s mission
Experienced in managing a virtual team
Ability to travel and attend evening and weekend meetings as required
This search is being conducted by Tuft & Associates. Those interested in applying should submit a resume and cover letter outlining specific qualifications to: