AAHA Careers

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At AAHA, we have high standards—for our members and for ourselves. Our team embodies a people-first, team-centric approach to doing business.

We are dedicated to making a difference for veterinary professionals, their clients, and their patients. We are animal-lovers, do-gooders, eternal optimists, and forward-thinkers. We are dedicated to making a difference and celebrating our successes together as a team.

Our mission

  • Enhance the abilities of veterinarians to provide quality medical care to companion animals.
  • Enable veterinarians to successfully conduct their practices and maintain their facilities with high standards of excellence.
  • Meet the public's needs as they relate to the delivery of small animal veterinary medicine.

Our vision

We seek to lead the profession in the provision of the highest quality of care for companion animals by improving standards of care, championing accreditation, and supporting our member practices in all aspects of this pursuit.

Open Positions

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Business Manager, Member Savings Programs

Business Manager, Member Savings Programs

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is looking for an effective Business Manager to join our team. The Business Manager will oversee day-to-day operations for the association’s Member Savings Programs to maximize organizational success.  

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies, analyzes, and proposes new vendor programs and relationships
  • Prepares new agreements, renegotiates existing agreements with vendors and coordinates with legal counsel as needed
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with vendors including regular reporting
  • Monitors the performance of both programs for member participation, relevancy and profitability
  • Works with staff to create marketing collateral as needed
  • Tracks utilization of savings programs and create strategies to improve utilization
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for both programs and answers inquiries for staff and outside parties
  • Oversees rebate process including data collection and issuing checks on a quarterly basis.
  • Manages member rebate tracking platform
  • Attends conferences, trade shows, and events as applicable
  • Keeps up to date on trends in the veterinary industry and purchasing trends to best meet the needs of AAHA members
  • Provides the Board of Directors with a written assessment of each program as requested
  • Develops and maintains budgets including the monitoring of expenses and receipt of royalties and membership dues revenue for the member programs

Qualifications:

  • Finance and operational management experience
  • Customer relationship experience
  • Experience in contract administration, RFPs, and business plan development
  • Business development experience in building and maintaining successful business relationships
  • Strong written, oral and presentation skills
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Competency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Tableau or other data visualization software, SalesForce or other CRM software
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or accounting. Advanced degree in Business or related field desirable.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in contract negotiation, program administration or financial management.

Benefits we offer:

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance options
  • Eligibility for 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account for health and dependent care
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • A flexible work schedule that includes four work-from-home days each month
  • Community Service leave
  • Bring your dog (or well-behaved pet) to work
  • Staff wellness and social activities
  • Casual dress code

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Copywriter & Editor

Copywriter & Editor

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is looking for a creative Copywriter and thorough Editor to amplify our creative team’s talents. As Copywriter & Editor, you will make use of your writing skills to market, educate, and optimize the association’s brand voice through a variety of platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with marketing department to uphold a consistent and compelling brand identity, voice, tone, and quality across all content platforms.
  • Research, develop, and write content about a variety of industry topics and association objectives for multiple platforms including, but not limited to web, email, magazine, video, blog, digital presentations, social media, and marketing materials.
  • Circulate drafts of written articles to appropriate in-house reviewers and edit stories to incorporate feedback.
  • Actively participate in creative brainstorming and collaborate with team members to develop original ideas and ways to repurpose existing content.
  • Edit and proofread association and contributed content for accuracy, grammar, spelling, consistency, and cohesiveness with AAHA Style Guide and the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Contribute to upholding and maintaining the AAHA Style Guide.
  • Provide support for association website and/or social media upkeep as determined by the Digital Strategist.
  • Manage public relations, media relationships, and crisis communications.
  • Keep up to date with trends in the veterinary profession and develop an understanding of the needs of AAHA members.

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with design and marketing processes.
  • Skilled in writing for web, with a solid understanding of how-to best version written material for digital and print formats.
  • Experience copywriting and editing for 2+ years as part of a creative or marketing team.
  • Earned a Bachelor’s degree in writing, journalism, communications, or similar.
  • Experience in writing and editing according to the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Experience with social media and content management systems.
  • Experience with project management systems.

Benefits we offer:

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance options
  • Eligibility for 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account for health and dependent care
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • A flexible work schedule that includes four work-from-home days each month
  • Community Service leave
  • Bring your dog (or well-behaved pet) to work
  • Staff wellness and social activities
  • Casual dress code

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Interested in applying?

We'd love to hear from talented people like you! Email our Director of Human Resources & Facilities, Kimberly Adamson to hear more about any open position or submit an application. Please include which position you're interested in, in the Subject line of your email.

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