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ASHNHA Communications Director Position (New!) 
Are you passionate about making a difference through effective communication? Do you have demonstrated experience in public relations? Have you enjoyed taking initiative and seeing a plan through to completion? If your answers are yes, we encourage you to apply to join our small but mighty team and put your talents to work. 

The Company
The Alaska State Hospital & Nursing Home Association (ASHNHA) is a membership organization representing Alaska’s hospitals, nursing homes, home health and hospice agencies, and other health care providers.  Our mission is to advance the shared interests of the health care industry to build an innovative, sustainable system of care for all Alaskans.  Our membership spans geographically from PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center to Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital in Utqiaġvik. For over 60 years, ASHNHA members have worked to improve health care in Alaska.

The Position
We are looking for a Communications Director who will develop, implement, and monitor communications, media relations, digital strategies and advocacy plans in support of ASHNHA’s strategic plan.

The successful candidate will be an expert communicator who utilizes tools and strategies to effectively tell members’ stories and advocacy priorities. This position works closely with senior leadership and program directors to build campaigns that increase awareness of ASHNHA priority issues. As a critical member of the ASHNHA team, this position must work cooperatively and collaboratively within the organization.

    • Position is full-time, benefitted.
    • Professional development opportunities.
    • Competitive compensation based on experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, business, or health care fields.
    • Four years of experience working in a communications, marketing, public relations, legislative or advocacy environment.

The Location
The position is located at the ASHNHA Juneau office, but Anchorage-based candidates will be considered. Alaska is known for its diverse culture and history, hunting and fishing, world-class scenery, and opportunities for adventure.

Why Should You Apply?

    • Make a difference by communicating messages that will improve the health care of Alaskans.
    • Work with a high-performing team on challenging issues.
    • Competitive pay and benefits.
    • 5-day work week with flexible/family-friendly hours, health insurance, and vacation.

For the full job description click here. Submit a resume and cover letter that describes why you are interested in joining the ASHNHA team and how you are the best person for the position.  Please also submit a writing sample. 

Email your materials to [email protected]. If you have any questions, please contact us by email or phone 907-646-1444. Position opened until filled. 

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