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HDA proudly supports a positive working environment for our staff that allows each individual (and department) to deliver high-quality services to our members, which represent the vital link between the nation’s pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacies, hospitals and other providers. Since 1876, HDA has helped our members navigate regulations and innovations to get the right medicines to the right patients at the right time, safely and efficiently.

HDA values its employees. As such we offer an attractive compensation and benefits package, with medical and dental insurance which includes dependent coverage as well as a FSA plan; a 401(k) plan with a generous match system; paid time off; flexible work hours; a Transportation Fringe Benefit; and a convenient Arlington, Va., location close to the Ballston Metro. We have been named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia for eight years.


Manager, Marketing Communications

POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager, Marketing Communications is a key team member responsible for project management, marketing copywriting and administrative support for HDA’s in-person/virtual meetings and events, publications, social media and other marketing campaigns. 

The ideal candidate is skilled at working independently and as part of a high-performing team; an excellent writer with sharp attention to detail and is able to demonstrate initiative and professionalism. This position reports to the Senior Director, Communications.


  • Coordinates, plans and manages all Association communications and marketing projects using Asana software.
  • Develops and maintains editorial calendar to schedule marketing e-blasts,
  • Drafts weekly marketing e-blasts and other marketing content as assigned.
  • Writes, edits and compiles cross-departmental articles for weekly membership newsletter.
  • Generates content for social media accounts.
  • Tracks and analyzes marketing efforts.
  • Maintains database of press contacts (Cision) and digital archive of HDA press coverage.
  • Provides calendar support to schedule internal and external meetings as necessary. 
  • Drafts department budget and assists others in developing and managing print budgets for all design projects.
  • Assists with website updates as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing or a related field with a minimum two years of professional work experience.  Association experience is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with knowledge of Associated Press style.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of e-marketing, project management (Asana), social media platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn, Hootsuite), media relations (Cision, MailChimp, Campaign) and web software (Sitecore or similar CMS, Wordpress, Google Analytics) a plus.


First impressions matter in our hiring process, so please email a cover letter highlighting your qualifications for this position and salary requirements, along with your resume, to

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