Employment Opportunities

The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is the world's largest organization representing specialists who treat the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck. The Academy represents approximately 12,000 otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons who diagnose and treat disorders of those areas. The medical disorders treated by our physicians are among the most common that afflict all Americans, young and old. They include chronic ear infection, sinusitis, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, allergies and hay fever, swallowing disorders, nosebleeds, hoarseness, dizziness, and head and neck cancer.

The AAO-HNS Foundation works to advance the art, science, and ethical practice of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery through education, research, and lifelong learning.

We take pride in our excellent benefits package offered to eligible employees, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage. We also provide short and long term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) retirement plan, credit union membership, five weeks of PTO, and nine holidays, compressed work schedules and flexible scheduling. We offer a business casual dress environment and many additional employment benefits. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage you to submit your resume with cover letter and salary expectations through one of the following options:

Email: Attach a Word document or copy and paste your cover letter and resume and send to employment@entnet.org.
Fax: 1-703-683-5100
Mail: AAO-HNSF 1650 Diagonal Road, VA 22314-2857 Attention: Human Resources

We currently have the following openings:

Program Manager, ENT PAC


Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience with 2+ years prior association or federal governmental affairs experience required. Working knowledge of the legislative and political processes required. Knowledge of healthcare policy highly desirable. Must be able to coordinate political activities and draft member communications in a fast-paced environment. Professional demeanor required, with strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to convey concepts clearly. Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Familiarity with software for database management (Vocus), spreadsheets, and word processing preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day management of ENT PAC, the political action committee of the AAO-HNS.
  • Assist the Director of ENT PAC in the development and implementation of political strategies, with supervision of related projects.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Members of Congress, relevant staff, and professional fundraisers, as necessary.
  • Analyze internal processes and recommend procedural or policy changes to improve operations.

Specific Duties

  • Monitor and update the ENT PAC website as appropriate.
  • Collect and process all ENT PAC receipts.
  • Prepare and track all ENT PAC disbursements, including compliance with applicable FEC rules/regulations.
  • Assist in the planning of and attend ENT PAC fundraisers and other political events, as assigned.
  • Manage member fundraising efforts for ENT PAC, including: preparation of solicitation materials, member correspondence, and applicable in-person events.
  • Draft and distribute ENT PAC Investors Report, via collaboration with PAC Director.
  • Draft and distribute ENT PAC political eNewsletter, the ENT PAC Pulse.
  • Draft ENT PAC-related submissions for the Bulletin, an AAO-HNS’ monthly publication; and other applicable publications or eNewsletters, as assigned.
  • Prepare all PAC-related compliance reports for approval by the PAC Director.
  • Represent the AAO-HNS at selected meetings, with some travel necessary. Evening and weekend duties may be required.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the Business Unit’s programming at the AAO-HNS/F Annual Meeting and spring Leadership Forum.
  • Serve as staff liaison to AAO-HNS committees, as assigned.
  • Participate on an internal team, either through formal assignment, or on an ad hoc basis.
  • Consistently demonstrate courteous, cooperative and helpful behavior to all contacts, internal and external.
  • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either orally or in writing.
Program Manager, Digital Content and Multimedia


Bachelor's degree in communications, multimedia arts, or technology-related field is preferred. Ability to establish priorities and perform multiple tasks simultaneously and on deadline is required.  Must have strong HTML/CSS skillset with an emphasis on mobile optimization across a variety of platforms. Requires writing and editing skills in a variety of formats—online content, reports, correspondence, and a solid customer service orientation. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to think, speak, and write clearly and effectively are required. Project management/planning skills are essential. Must be highly organized, with a sharp focus on details. 

Experience working with association management software and experience in new media outreach methods are preferred. Proficiency with video editing and Adobe Creative Suite software is required. Must be results-oriented and willing to learn new skills. Self-motivation, with a demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently and on cross-functional teams, and an ability to learn and master a variety of technology tools are required. Some travel may be required.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and maintain the flow of online content to the website, working with the Sr. Manager, Digital Content & Multimedia, to integrate print and multimedia content and functionality. 
  • Manage email communications to members, scheduling and distributing bulk emails, eNewsletters, and other digital content, maintaining an overall editorial calendar of electronic communications.
  • Assist in video production, editing, and archiving.
  • Work collaboratively with Sr. Manager, Digital Content & Multimedia, and with IT to improve the member experience especially in accessing information and services.
  • Ensure that online content, email communications, and online social media communities are supported, according to organization’s strategic objectives. 
  • Collaborate with Senior Manager, Digital Content & Multimedia, and IT, to develop functional specifications for online projects. 
  • Collaborate with Senior Manager, Digital Content & Multimedia, to author documentation and specifications, including Standard Operating Procedures for features and tools and prepare user guidelines to support the end users’ successful adoption of these features. 
  • Collaborate with Senior Manager, Media & Public Relations, on management of member online communities.
  • Assist in facilitating online mentorship community.

Specific Duties

  • Oversee scheduling for all mass email campaigns to ensure maximum exposure.
    • Support online content flow to website.
    • Manage and create online content with content management system (CMS) tools as necessary.
  • Assist in creation of appropriate training for staff content contributors.
    • Liaison with all business units to effectively plan and support online services related to their goals and objectives.
  • Assist in communications strategy to provide access to organization’s knowledge resources and content for members, the public, and staff.
  • Assist in providing content approval for website content contributor edits.
  • Incorporate dynamic content and segmentation into email campaigns, when possible.
  • Track key performance indicators for online and email communications.
    • Work with Strategic Messaging staff to make the best use of online content trends data to deliver an organized online communication strategy.
    • Assist in video production and editing while helping to maintain video library.
    • Work with Creative Services and Strategic Messaging staff to ensure efficient production and deployment of website graphic design elements.
    • Assist in training staff in basic use and best practices of the content management system. Ensure all online elements remain up-to-date, functional, and consistent with style.
    • Use CMS and related technologies, with understanding of HTML, editing tools and processes.
    • Work with Sr. Manager, Digital Content & Multimedia, to improve workflow processes.
    • Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either orally or in writing.
    • Consistently demonstrate courteous, cooperative, and helpful behavior to all contacts, internal and external.
    • May participate on an internal team, either through formal assignment, or on an ad hoc basis.
Our office is conveniently located across from the King Street Metro station in historic Old Town Alexandria, VA.