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American Heart Association Project Coordinator in Dallas, 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.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Project Coordinator position based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.

In this role, you will be working closely with the of EVP of Health Equity and Chief Diversity officer of the American Heart Assocaition. Your strong project coordination skills will help you providegreat administrative support for the office of the Health Equity department. You will be highly organized in managing multiple projects, highly unbiased about priorities, and provide great customer service to internal and external stakeholders. You will be preparing and distributing communications, scheduling, volunteer responsibilities and other organizing efforts based on project assignments. Also, responsible for operational budget and expense processing, record keeping or other administrative duties.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Coordinate and monitor project timelines while effectively communicating project needs and related information as required.

  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to organize and manage assigned projects/events.

  • Assists with marketing efforts which may include updating on-line content, distribution of marketing materials, or vendors/contractors/volunteer

  • Utilize vendor and/or AHA systems (e.g. E1, COI, Seibel, Oasis, etc.) efficiently and competently to complete duties/projects.

  • Evaluates and maintains information and accurate data for compliance requirements or internal reporting needs. Collaborates with internal and external customers to ensure documentation is accurate and meets expectations.

  • Provides coworkers, volunteers, and vendors with excellent customer service responding to requests in a timely manner and adhering to deadlines as appropriate.


Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Three (3) years of experience in project coordination and cross functional communication

  • Three (3) years of experience in budget coordination

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare written and presentation communications

  • Proven track record in cross functional effectiveness, detail orientation, follow-up/follow-through are top priorities for the job

  • Demonstrated customer service skill

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in event or meeting planning for Employee Resource Group or Diversity or Inclusion initiatives

  • Some college or BA in Communications, Business, Marketing or related area

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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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-4253

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Administrative/Clerical