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American Heart Association Health Strategies Specialist in Austin, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


Responsible for providing support to the Austin Community Impact team and other staff in health strategies related resources, programs development, communications and training related to various AHA health and community impact assets. Support the coordination and implementation of projects and programs with the Community Impact Director based on public health awareness through partnerships with an integrated market team, local agencies, and community service organizations.

Essential job duties:

  • Provides administrative and technical assistance to Community Impact Director and other staff as assigned

  • Manages reporting tools and data quality for health impact activities and programs of teams. Coordinate internal reporting processes, platforms and share point sites for community impact team

  • Provides project management, planning and logistical support for internal staff meetings and conference calls.Participates in internal team meetings to support the execution of programs and cause campaigns.

  • Plans and prepares or supervises the preparation of periodic and special reports. Coordinategrant applications, reports, as well as internal/external reporting documents.

  • Assists with budget, expense management, reporting and reimbursement

  • Provides support for the team and/or delivers assigned health related community programs which may include, but is not limited to, one or more of the following:collective impact strategies and outcomes, multi-cultural healthy lifestyle awareness and education, healthy choices nutritional education or other related AHA sponsored community-based programs.

  • Manages calendars and coordinate travel and schedule for team members, as requested

  • Serves as an AHA representative with key community organizations and partnerships. Plans and coordinates volunteer and committee meetings including preparing agenda and presentations. Assists in the management of multiple volunteer groups associated with assigned health focused program

  • Aids with creation and production of materials for campaigns, events and programs. Promotes AHA's programs online or through local activities

  • Develops brochures and flyers to market assigned program

  • Monitors national, state and local health trends to inform Health Strategies staff of potential partnerships as well as funding and program opportunities. Helps Directors in fund development pursuits for Health Strategies programs from foundations, individuals and/or corporations.

  • Assists the Community Impact Director and other staff with general human resource management actions

  • May plan, assign, and review work of student interns and volunteers

  • Performs related work as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences or related area, or equivalent work experience.

  • Two (2) years of experience supporting health impact teams and programs

  • Knowledge and experience with health program education and awareness, community groups and influencers

  • Excellent written/oral communication skills, as well as demonstrated skills in consultation and meetings management

  • Expertise in creating documents in MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual preferred but not required

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2019-4795

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

American Heart Association
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