Whether it’s reaching new amputees with critical recovery information, fighting for fair insurance laws or providing daily tips to make living with limb loss easier, the work of the Amputee Coalition is impacting lives every day.
MISSION AND KEY TENETS:
To reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.
Our Key Tenets:
Limb Loss Is Not Uncommon, and Becoming Less Uncommon Every Day.
The Amputee Coalition works to raise awareness about and increase practices to prevent limb loss.
No Amputee Alone
The Amputee Coalition works to ensure that no amputee feels alone through pre- and post-amputation and recovery.
Living Well with Limb Loss
The Amputee Coalition works to help amputees and their family live life to the fullest after amputation.
Based in Washington, DC (with team members in Knoxville, Tennessee) and reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Communications will be a passionate, innovative leader with extensive experience leading transformational communications departments. Our dedication to the communities we serve and our ability to infuse creative problem solving into our solutions are cornerstones to our future success. We have our eye out for a Director, Communications who brings a combination of successful non-profit and business approaches to our work, our culture and our organization.
The Director of Communications is an integral member of the Amputee Coalition’s Leadership Team and is responsible for developing and guiding the strategy of all communications including website, social media, public relations messages and collateral pieces to communicate our mission with consistency. The Director of Communications will ensure that the Amputee Coalition and its National Limb Loss Resource Center are seen as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information for people impacted by limb loss and limb difference.
The Director of Communications will work closely with the Leadership Team and build upon the Amputee Coalition's leadership position in the limb loss community to develop and execute communication strategies that will enable the organization to reach its goals and further the mission of the organization. The key objective of the Director of Communications will be to create deeper awareness and familiarity in the community, key opinion leaders, advocates, volunteers and donors about the Amputee Coalition and its National Limb Loss Resource Center.
Additional Qualifications for all Amputee Coalition Employees
Amputee Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
If you are interested in applying for this incredible opportunity, please send a resume and a letter outlining your interest in the role, with salary requirements. We look forward to hearing from you!
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