AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Policy, Research and International Affairs (PRI) serves AARP by leading the development and articulation of AARP’s public policies, research and insights on the 50+ and issues that matter to them, importing best global practices, and strengthening AARP's reputation for world class expertise and thought leadership.
The Senior Advisor, Longevity Economy at AARP is an integral part of the Policy, Research and International (“PRI”) group, which includes Thought Leadership, the AARP Public Policy Institute, AARP International, the Office of Policy Development & Integration and AARP Research. Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Thought Leadership, the Senior Advisor is a strategic thinker and visionary leader with a primary responsibility for positioning AARP as a global thought leader understanding and engaging the longevity. This position develops and executes the enterprise-wide strategic direction for international engagement, including programmatic, policy and operational activities.
With both external and internal facing responsibilities, the senior advisor is comfortable serving as a principal investigator for AARP research on the longevity economy, and when necessary, speaking with external partners and collaborators about AARP’s objectives. They are thoughtful and methodical in how they advise senior leadership on economic matters that could affect the reputation of AARP as a global thought leader.
This position requires a high level of integrity and strong, committed leadership to develop and maintain partnerships with key external entities and various internal groups at AARP. This position negotiates for resource commitments and collaborates with diverse stakeholders to meet organizational objectives.
This position serves a critical role in advancing AARP’s leadership in understanding the size, scope, and wide reaching influence of the 50+ market, which includes:
The Senior Advisor, Longevity Economy:
Oversees and ongoing body of research into the direct, indirect, and induced impact of good and services linked to the longevity economy.
Designs, develops, and executes innovative national/international strategies to enhance AARP’s visibility, image, and standing as a leader in understanding the longevity economy.
Cultivates and manages strategic relationships with intergovernmental organizations, embassies, think tanks, non-profits, business, and international agencies of the U.S. government.
Develops and manages projects and activities for AARP’s thought leadership and international work on related economic issues.
Serves as lead with public and private partners working collaboratively to explore and understand this market segment.
Brings together targeted organizations and individuals to build strategic partnerships on the longevity economy.
Represents AARP at external venues - international meetings and conferences - and speaks on behalf of AARP.
Identifies global policies and models for application in the United States.
Responds to external and internal inquiries utilizing substantive knowledge of national and global trends in the longevity economy.
The ideal candidate is:
AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.
AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.