May 05, 2022

Manager, Member Affinity Programs

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Itasca, IL, USA
Full-Time Health Care Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description

Manager, Member Affinity Programs


Seeking savvy business-minded individual with excellent negotiation skills to join the National and Member Marketing area of the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).  This manager will develop and manage all aspects of the AAP member benefit affinity programs in collaboration with business partners, including program development and implementation of marketing initiatives, as well as, assist with the development and implementation of new business strategies to strengthen the value of AAP membership and drive new program revenue growth.


Qualified candidates will possess:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or related discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience required.
  • At least three years’ related experience in business development, business management, and/or marketing required, including writing contractual agreements and establishing and cultivating business partnerships.
  • Experience with membership activities and managing member affinity programs highly desirable.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, meet deadlines, take initiative, work both independently and as part of a team, think creatively, collaborate effectively with  various internal and external constituents, and promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion .
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication, diplomacy, analytical, negotiation, and critical thinking skills required.
  • Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office and the ability to learn and apply new technologies; experience with MagnetMail, document collaboration sites (eg, SharePoint), virtual meeting platforms (eg, WebEx. Teams) preferred.
  • Some evening/weekend work and travel may be required, along with the need for flexibility in arranging work schedule to accommodate physicians’ availability.


Why work for the AAP?

  • Flexible hours and a focus on work/life balance.
  • State-of-the-art building equipped with standing desks, treadmill desks, cycle desks, on-site fitness center, and on-site exercise classes.
  • An on-site cafeteria with food costs that are subsidized by AAP.
  • Strong focus on mental health and wellness.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Competitive PTO and sick leave.
  • Excellent parental benefits, including adoption assistance.
  • A full list of benefits can be found here.

Hybrid work environment of 40% of work time in the office per month.

All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for a medical or religious accommodation in regard to this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.


To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit


The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.


Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.



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