American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Manager, Strategic Engagement

Career Opportunities

Manager, Strategic Engagement


Date: January 10, 2023

Position Title: Manager, Strategic Engagement

Reports To: Chief Learning Officer

Status: Exempt

About ASAM

ASAM is a medical professional society of more than 7,000 members with 50+ staff and a $10M annual operating budget. It is an energetic, fast-paced organization with multi-faceted opportunities in the area of addiction medicine.

Position Summary:

This position has a key role in the overall operations of the Education department and is pivotal to successful dissemination and promotion of ASAM education. The Manager works across the Education department as well as across the organization, and with external groups to ensure successful creation, implementation, marketing, and operation of ASAM educational activities. This position works closely with the Chief Learning Officer on special projects and mission-related collaborations, and with the Marketing and Meetings teams, among other key staff and stakeholders. The primary responsibility of this role is to strategically coordinate marketing of individual education activities, which accounts for approximately 50% of the role. The other 50% consists of providing support and project management as needed to ensure operational success of the department. The cross-program and cross-departmental nature of this position requires the Manager to develop and maintain a broad understanding of all ASAM education programs and their relation to other ASAM initiatives and products.


  • Manage and oversee all education marketing projects in collaboration with members of the Education and Marketing teams, and external designer and printer as needed.
  • Drive strategy and prioritization of marketing efforts for education activities to optimize audience generation.
  • Serve as liaison to Marketing team and manage master calendar of upcoming education programs with individual marketing plans in coordination with program managers
  • Draft, review, and copyedit marketing materials to ensure clear, concise, and consistent language and alignment with purpose of education and intended audience.
  • Oversee development of the monthly Education Offerings newsletter including content, layout, and review.
  • Work with Director of Accreditation to ensure adherence to ACCME guidelines in promotional materials.
  • Coordinate updates to ASAM website to ensure new activities and courses in collaboration with program managers and marketing team.
  • Support budgets for the general Education admin budget line, Medical Education Council, and others as needed.
  • Lead and/or assist with new and ongoing education collaborations with outside organizations and serve as a liaison with federal stakeholders and health agencies.
  • Organize and compile reports and materials for Board of Directors and Medical Education Council meetings.
  • Occasional travel to provide on-site assistance and management to education courses as needed (e.g., annual conference).
  • Support onboarding of new staff with general department procedures and resources.
  • General administrative tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2-3 years of project management experience in an office environment required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Association experience, particularly in a medical society desired.
  • Some experience with medical organizations or adult education desired.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills, with ability to interact effectively, efficiently, and professionally with senior management, association leadership, and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Adobe.
  • Resourcefulness, initiative, and creativity valued.
  • Team player with a positive attitude, intellectual curiosity, and ability to have fun with team members.

Works closely with:

  • Vice President, Education
  • Marketing team
  • Education Program Managers
  • Meetings Team
  • Other medical organizations or addiction-medicine related agencies

Benefits of Working at ASAM:

  • ASAM’s work with physicians and clinicians helps millions of patients, families, and communities impacted by addiction.
  • ASAM’s work helps address the vast national crisis of opioids and addiction.
  • ASAM enjoys a strong organizational culture, living by values determined by staff of open collaboration, trust, courage, and connectedness.
  • ASAM is proud to have earned the Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.
  • ASAM offers competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) and benefits that include paid vacation and sick leave, transportation reimbursement, medical insurance, and 401k.


Recruiting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience (with a robust benefits package)

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to explaining your interest in the position and how your skills match the position.


ASAM provides equal opportunity to all staff. No person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, physical handicaps, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by federal law or the laws of the state of Maryland.