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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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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Member Experience Specialist

Member Experience Specialist

Member Experience Team (Non-Exempt)

Passionate about pets? Join the AAHA team and help us help vets!

If you’re looking to make a difference in pet loving communities across the country and become a part of a national association that positively impacts the lives of pets and their owners, we would like to meet you!

Who we are:

We are the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Our mission is to provide veterinary professionals with resources to deliver the best in companion-animal care and effectively manage their business. AAHA is respected internationally for our dedication to medical quality standards, professional development, and quality education programs.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide our members and prospective members with a world-class experience.
  • Utilize your customer service and phone skills to assist members by providing resources, education on member benefits, and support with their subscriptions and account.
  • Receive and route incoming calls
  • Serve as the “welcoming face” for members and visitors to AAHA HQ

Who we’re looking for:

  • Someone who is passionate about pets and supporting those who keep them healthy
  • Knowledge of Veterinary industry and/or work experience in an AAHA-accredited practice is a big plus!
  • You must possess exceptional customer service skills, as well as:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Can work well within a team environment
  • The ability to proactively seek new ideas for making our members’ experience seamless and stress-free
  • A positive “can do” attitude and the ability to contribute to a positive workplace culture
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • High School Diploma required

Why work for us:

  • Our team is comprised of industry experts and animal lovers who are dedicated to fulfilling our Vision of leading the profession in the provision of the highest quality of care for companion animals by improving the standard of care.
  • We are fully committed to the growth and development of each of our team members and offer competitive pay and benefits.

Benefits we offer:

  • Health, Dental and Vision insurance options
  • Eligibility for 401(k) with company match
  • FSA and HSA accounts
  • Company paid life and disability insurance and EAP
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible work schedules are available
  • Community Service leave
  • Bring your dog (or well-behaved pet) to work
  • Staff wellness and social activities
  • Casual dress code

How to apply:

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume to [email protected]

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Talk to our team to find out more!

AAHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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