Director of Strategic Partnerships
Are you a visionary change agent with expertise in crafting mutually-beneficial sponsorships or sponsorship packages?
If so, come lead our efforts as we develop new and innovative ways to collaborate
with our valued industry sponsors!
At the American Optometric Association (“AOA”), you’ll be part of an organization dedicated to driving the success and serving as a voice for over 44,000 optometric professionals, including the doctors (O.D.) and students of optometry and paraoptometric team members who deliver more than two-thirds of primary eye care in the United States. Since 1898, the American Optometric Association (“AOA”) has set standards for quality vision care, served as a positive and unifying force for the doctors of optometry, and advocated for our nation’s health.
As a nationally-recognized leader in our field, the AOA is advancing the profession of optometry in the most constructive and far-reaching ways, including innovative educational opportunities, tools and practice resources, and related advocacy. Our growing team of employees, based in St. Louis, Missouri, provide oversight for all operations, educational opportunities and programs, technology, marketing, finance, and member events. Together with a committed House of Delegates and an 11-member National Board of Trustees, along with dedicated community and industry sponsors, the AOA is well-poised for even greater success ahead. To learn more about us, please visit us at www.aoa.org.
In alignment with strategic goals, the AOA is now seeking a creative, innovative, and high-energy individual to take the helm as its Director of Strategic Partnerships. This role will serve as a familiar face to AOA’s valued industry sponsors as well as a key leader within the AOA. Developing strategic opportunities for key sponsors that align with AOA’s mission and membership while meeting the necessary funding goals for the organization is the mission-critical task at hand for the Director of Strategic Partnerships.
Reporting directly to our Associate Executive Director in Saint Louis, Missouri, AOA’s new Director of Strategic Partnerships will . . .
Key qualifications include:
This position must be based in AOA’s corporate headquarters in Saint Louis, Missouri. Relocation assistance may be available, and relocation would be expected upon hire.
AOA offers a competitive compensation package with a base salary and a discretionary bonus opportunity. AOA’s employee benefits package includes health benefits (dental, medical and vision), life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, healthcare flex spending account, 401k, vacation and holidays, adoption assistance, educational assistance, and more.