Colorado Nonprofit Association

Associate Director, Marketing & Communications

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) is the premier global and multidisciplinary membership association for medical professionals and researchers, who are committed to the mission of conquering lung and thoracic cancers worldwide in the 21st century. We are looking for an energetic, innovative Associate Director, Marketing & Communications with proven experience in building and executing a comprehensive organizational marketing strategy, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to lead and motivate a team.

This exempt, supervisory position leads the Marketing and Communications department and reports to the Chief Science Officer. This position works a hybrid schedule out of our Denver office.

In this role, you will:

• Develop and implement comprehensive marketing strategies to promote the association’s mission and initiatives.

• Analyze market trends, marketing performance metrics, and member needs to identify opportunities for growth.

• Identify and employ new communication tactics, marketing campaigns, engagement tools, and distribution channels to improve marketing and communication effectiveness.

• Work with IASLC Leadership and internal stakeholders to deliver effective, integrated marketing solutions, ensuring that branding is applied cohesively and consistently across the IASLC.

• Develop meaningful, impactful content for all marketing campaigns and strategic initiatives.

• Responsibility for oversight of and execution via all IASLC marketing channels, including digital, print and social media.

• Provide effective management and development for members of the Marketing and Communications team.

• Foster a positive, collaborative culture between the Marketing & Communication team and other departments and promote a philosophy of internal customer service.

• Efficiently manage the marketing budget and allocate resources effectively across all activities.

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

• A deep commitment to the mission of IASLC and compassion for those living or at-risk for lung cancer

• Minimum of 10 years relevant marketing experience with at least 3 years in a leadership position

• Proven track record in developing and executing successful marketing campaigns.

• Strong understanding of brand management and market analysis.

• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong project management skills and proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

• Previous supervisory experience and budget management.

• Ability to work effectively in collaboration with various internal teams.

• Strong multicultural awareness and sensitivity with ability to build cross-cultural consensus.

• Multilingual literacy/fluency and/or international experience a plus.

• Previous work experience in a professional membership association very helpful.

• Previous experience in developing marketing campaigns in a medical or health-related context, especially those connected with oncology research or lung and thoracic cancer, preferred.

We believe the best solutions come from diverse teams. We strive to have an environment where everyone has an opportunity to be successful regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other lawfully protected status.