Current Openings: Part-Time Education and Training Consultant
ADAA is an established and fast-growing non-profit international membership association dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety and depression-related disorders through education, practice, and research. ADAA’s unique interlinked consumer and professional mission focuses on improving quality of life for those with these disorders.
ADAA’s corporate office is located in Silver Spring, MD. We are a growing organization and strive to be an employer of choice. As such, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, a collaborative team environment, and opportunities for personal growth and professional development.
ADAA, as a membership organization, values the inclusion of diverse groups from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds, and honors their views across all areas of the organization. We recognize that when people across identity groups are regarded and engaged as full participants in leadership, decision making and programs, we are able to provide resources and programs that best meet the needs of our members and the public. As such, ADAA leadership embraces diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as a core value for all members, staff, and volunteers. We are committed to fostering an environment that supports cultural equity and models diversity and inclusion. ADAA is committed to practicing DEI principles to ensure that everyone feels safe, seen, valued, respected, and welcome.
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) seeks a creative part-time Education and Training Manager to innovate, lead and implement ADAA’s professional and public webinar series. This position is for a candidate who wants an interesting part-time opportunity working for a mission driven organization.
I. Background Information:
ADAA offers up to 15 public webinars (free for the public) and up to 8 professional webinars (with three to four of the 8 webinars offering CE/CMEs) per year. The professional webinars are designed for mental health experts who focus on anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD and co-occurring disorders.
The webinars for the public typically last from 15-25 minutes.
The webinars for the professionals are offered at no cost for ADAA members. Non-members pay a nominal fee. Our goal is to increase non-member attendance, as this is a revenue stream for ADAA and provides engagement opportunities for membership growth.
All ADAA webinar registrations and fees are processed using our Membership Association Management System, YM.
II. Professional Education for the Mental Health Community:
ADAA’s professional education program provides relevant continuing education to mental health experts in the fields of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders.
The consultant will work with ADAA’s membership, special interest groups, content partners, and ADAA’s professional education committee to plan, develop, and implement relevant and impactful education content for mental health experts.
The consultant will:
• Manage the Professional Education Committee to develop content and schedule webinars.
• Curate content and prepare speakers for their speaking engagement.
• Manage ADAA’s CE provider (AMEDCO) to ensure CE compliance. Three to four of our annual webinars provide CE credits.
• Collect bios, headshots, and obtain quotes from speakers to market the webinar.
• Collaborate with ADAA’s social media expert to share content with appropriate audiences.
• Create a Zoom webinar registration link and upload the webinar to the membership platform and to the ADAA website.
• Work with our social media expert to create a marketing email in ADAA’s eMarketing platform.
• Manage registration questions, host the webinar, upload recorded webinar to ADAA’s YouTube channel, send follow-up email to all registrants with CE information, the PowerPoint slides from the presentation, and a link to the recording.
III. Mental Health Education for the Public:
The Education and Training Consultant will also collaborate with ADAA’s experts, partners, and the public education committee to develop health literate public webinars on anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders as well as educational programming to destigmatize mental illness. They will also encourage and work with the presenters to create written blogs, tip sheets or other written materials that can augment the content of the webinar.
The Consultant will:
• Work with the public education committee to decide on topics/speakers.
• Curate the content, format, and work with the speakers to ensure that they are prepared for their speaking engagement.
• Collect bios, headshots, and obtain quotes from speakers to be used in marketing the webinar.
• Collaborate with ADAA’s social media expert to ensure that content for the webinar is shared with appropriate audiences.
• Create a Zoom webinar registration link and upload the webinar to the membership association platform and to the ADAA website.
• Create a marketing email in ADAA’s eMarketing platform and schedule posts.
• Manage registration questions, host the webinar, upload recorded webinar to ADAA’s YouTube channel, send follow-up email to all registrants with a link to the recording.
IV. For Both Public and Professional Webinars:
The Consultant will:
• Provide quarterly analytics on the status of ADDA’s educational content.
• Work with accounting to provide a speaker honorarium if requested.
• Send thank you notes to all speakers after the event.
• Provide feedback on how ADAA could improve our delivery of the webinars, e.g., including using our existing technology better. Our goal is to make both our public and professional webinars more engaging.
The position reports to the Deputy Executive Director.
• Bachelor’s degree in psychology, communications, education, marketing, journalism, social work, or related field.
• Association or non-profit management experience.
• Experience developing and managing educational content.
• Experience collaborating with lay leaders/volunteers.
• Experience using Zoom, Drupal, or other website content management systems; email marketing platforms; Adobe Photoshop and/or other desktop publishing skills; and social media-scheduling platforms (e.g., Hootsuite); and expertise and facility with membership management software.
Job Type: Can be Virtual. Hours: Up to 18 hours a week. The hourly rate ranges from $45-$65 commensurate with the candidate’s education, virtual education training experience, and facility with technology.
ADAA's office is located in Silver Spring Maryland. Email letter of interest and resume to [email protected] by January 10. The position starts at the end of January.
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research. ADAA focuses on improving quality of life for those with anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education about the disorders. ADAA helps people find treatment, resources, and support. More than 7 million people visit ADAA's website each year - from across the globe. ADAA promotes scientific innovation and engages a diverse network of basic and clinical anxiety and depression researchers and providers encouraging the implementation of evidence-based treatment. These commitments drive ADAA’s promise to find new treatments and one day prevent and cure these disorders. www.adaa.org
Diversity and inclusiveness have been and continues to be a core value of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). ADAA condemns all forms of racism and promotes equal rights for all. Our commitment to be a culturally diverse membership organization is founded on the principle and practice of prohibiting discrimination based ace, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity or expressionADAA recognizes, supports, and values the inclusion of diverse groups and views in all parts of the association. ADAA recognizes the strength and improved decisions that result from participation in association programs, leadership, committees/taskforces, and staff of diverse individuals from a wide range of organizations. As such, ADAA embraces diversity and inclusiveness as a core value.
ADAA is not a public policy or advocacy organization. It is a nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization that is data or evidence driven in its mission to be a resource for information preventing, treating, and curing anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, and co-occurring mental health disorders.