Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships
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 AOA has been focused on providing innovative educational opportunities, tools and practice resources, and professional advocacy.
In addition to a growing membership base, numerous volunteer committees, a House of Delegates, and a National Board of Trustees, the AOA is even further energized by a diverse base of industry sponsors and corporate support. These critical sponsorships allow corporate partners who are well-aligned with the AOA’s mission to promote the Association. Building strategic partnerships provides a meaningful way for corporations to further support and to publicize the AOA’s educational and advocacy efforts, and programming nationwide. To learn more about the AOA, please visit www.aoa.org.
The AOA is now seeking a dynamic and innovative Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships to help build these meaningful relationships. The ideal candidate will help to expand relationships with current sponsors, identify new sponsors, imagine and create new partnering opportunities, and work to build collaboration between external partners and the AOA’s internal programming, educational, and advocacy teams.
Reporting directly to the AOA’s Director of Strategic Relationships in Saint Louis, Missouri, the AOA’s new Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships will:
Key qualifications include:
Other desired skills and abilities:
Location: This position must be based in the AOA’s corporate headquarters in Saint Louis, Missouri. Relocation assistance may be available, and relocation would be expected upon hire.