The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA), a national trade association representing healthcare product suppliers, is seeking a Staff Writer. The position will assist in promoting HIDA’s mission, products, services, and events to association members, industry stakeholders, and the broader healthcare community through communications content and deliverables. This role will create and manage content across departments. The Staff Writer will manage daily and monthly e-newsletters, serve as editorial assistant for association magazine, support social media campaigns, and execute other strategic communications initiatives as assigned.
The ideal Staff Writer has exceptional writing skills with an ability to meet tight deadlines, an intellectual curiosity that feeds a passion for understanding and investigating unfamiliar issues, superior time management, and an unparalleled attention to detail. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a concentration in public affairs, journalism, or communications. Two to three years of experience in reporting, writing, and social media is required. Healthcare industry knowledge a plus and project management skills highly desired.
HIDA is in North Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. HIDA’s staff of about 25 people is collaborative, committed, energetic, member-focused, and fun. The Association offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefit package.
When applying for this position, please include both your resume and cover letter.
No phone calls, please. EOE
About Health Industry Distributors Association
The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the premier trade association representing medical products distributors. Its mission is to advance the use and value of distribution in the medical products supply chain. HIDA members offer logistics services that increase the efficiency of the nation's hospitals, nursing homes, physician practices, and other healthcare providers. With support from the HIDA Educational Foundation, an affiliated nonprofit corporation, HIDA offers a growing menu of member benefits including networking, advocacy, critical industry and market data, education and training products, and events that enhance the business performance of member companies. The association, founded in 1902, serves approximately 150 distributor members and 130 manufacturer associates. Headquartered on the north end of Old Town Alexandria, HIDA has a team-oriented staff of 25.