The Vice President, Affinity & Licensing Programs, is responsible for the conceptualization, development and implementation of the Affinity & Licensing Programs for AHIP. Position shall conceive, develop, lead and implements strategies and program to initiate, manage and maximize growth from affinity and licensing business opportunities with solution vendor partners for AHIP. The VP will work effectively with a cross-departmental units including Business Development, Conferences and Marketing teams. The position will support collaborative best practices that increases revenue and impact for AHIP member organizations that:
Adds growth revenue to support AHIP’s mission
Enhance member organizations experience and further engages them in the work AHIP
Creates a business ecosystem that AHIP can leverage across its diverse membership base
Add solution partners and services whose products & services ultimately either help member plan consumers or their businesses
This is a new position, so duties are subject to change.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Further conceive and develop a business affinity and licensing program for AHIP
Develop appropriate business and related marketing plans
Secure board and member support for active participation in program
Creates engagement and marketing strategies to grow the program
Produces regular reporting to report the progress and impact of the program
Creates appropriate legal and/or processes for the program to function and secure revenue
Build a portfolio of affinity partners and successfully cultivate favorable contracts with them
Provide regular updates on progress of program
Provide creative thinking to build the program successfully
Design engagement plans in collaboration with other development staff and AHIP departments
Collaborate with other members of the Business Development team to identify and grow current
Stays current on trends, best practices, and research around leadership and affinity and licensing programs.
Other duties as assigned by COO
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities initially; but additional resources may be added based on the business need.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position with standard days and hours of work, however may require long hours and weekend work.
Some travel can be expected for this position as deemed appropriate to implement strategic initiatives.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Entrepreneurial spirit and mind set
Sales and marketing management
Persuasive with executive decision makers
Strong presentation and communication skills
Excellent team player
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated affinity program revenue development
A minimum of 10 years of experience in affinity program revenue development, with at least five years of proven revenue development
Experience in nonprofit organizations required.
Preferred Education and Experience
Master’s in Business Administration or similar field.
Creative thinker and self-starter
Needs to build the program from ground up inception to implementation
Strong presentation skills required
Demonstrates effective communication skills, written and verbal
Ability to interact and establish rapport with diverse audiences and leaders
Ability to plan, prioritize and implement multiple assignments and projects simultaneously and maintain deadlines is critical
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function as a member of a team
Demonstrate initiative and the ability to work independently
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; ability to learn IMIS Database
Effective customer service skills
Good physical condition with the ability to bend, lift up to 50 pounds and
Able to serve as a representative of AHIP by displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions
Safeguard all confidential information used in the performance of duties.
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