HLAA Position: Walk4Hearing Program Assistant

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), a nonprofit organization and the producer of the Walk4Hearing, the largest hearing loss awareness event across the country, is seeking a top-notch, ultra-organized, high energy professional to assist three national Walk4Hearing managers.

Job Purpose: The Walk4Hearing Program Assistant provides support for a national peer-to-peer fundraising program. The Walk4Hearing is HLAA’s national fundraising program which raises awareness for hearing loss and hearing health.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Walk4Hearing managers with implementation of specific initiatives
  • Handle essential tasks pertaining to Walk day activities
  • Work with managers on creating content for social media
  • Update and coordinate distribution of Walk4Hearing marketing materials
  • Draft email correspondence to Walk participants
  • Answer phones and direct phone calls to the appropriate department
  • Handle email, social media and phone inquiries related to the Walk4Hearing
  • Assist with gathering and posting information on the Walk4Hearing website
  • Work with internal database to create reports
  • Data entry

Required experience and skills include:

  • Experience with social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (required)
  • Experience with Blackbaud Luminate Online (a plus, but not required)
  • Excellent customer service, communication and writing skills
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and with a team
  • Strong computer skills – MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to learn new technology

Work Environment: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Travel to annual HLAA convention will be required.

Physical Requirements: Work is in an office and primarily sedentary in nature; however, the ability to lift and carry light boxes for shipping is necessary.

This position reports to three national Walk4Hearing managers.

HLAA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelors

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

How to Apply:
Send cover letter and resume to walk4hearing@hearingloss.org. Please put “Walk4Hearing Program Assistant” in the subject line.