American Heart Association Temp Professional Services Specialist in Richardson, 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 Professional Services Specialist (Temporary for 6 months, $15:00 per hour) in our National Engagement Center office located in Richardson and Dallas, TX . This position will handle customer inquiries and issues in a multi-media environment which includes inbound, outbound, email and social networking and record outcomes in a customer relationships database. Inquiries are predominately routine, however, may require deviation from standard screens, scripts and procedures. The specialists will be trained to use a computerized system for gathering and tracking information as well as trouble shooting. The ability to navigate a computerized data entry system or other relevant applications is required.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides excellent customer service and critical thinking skills for CPR and First Aid online products and systems, while maintaining a high level of productivity based on assigned standards and performance goals.

  • Assist professional customers (physicians, nurses, EMS, ECC Instructors, etc.) with website questions and concerns.

  • Handles situations which may require adaptation of response or research according to customer response.

  • Requires advanced problem solving.

  • Responds swiftly and accurately to email inquiries submitted by AHA customers within a defined target.

  • Assist students taking online courses by providing guidance and troubleshooting techniques.

  • Assists with updating customer records which include but are not limited to profile information, transcript services, and course management.

  • Assist with financial transaction which may include billing, refunds, and accessing AHA’s internal finance systems

  • Assist customers using websites such as but not limited to , and , and .

  • Meet or exceed Service Excellence and Productivity Standards with data entry (CRM and other tools) and customer contacts, which are defined as the ability to handle a minimum of 5 contacts (calls, emails, or web inquiry) per hour.

  • Complete assigned projects as determined by supervisor

  • Performs other duties as assigned or as identified in performance objectives


Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the customer service field or call center environment.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in providing first level technical support.

  • Ability to develop alternate solutions and make sound decisions

  • Customer Service experience with emphasis on inbound phone support, diagnosing customer need and ability to improve customer satisfaction

  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of the entire ECC product portfolio to meet the breadth of customer needs

  • Skilled in written and oral communications. Knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment

  • Computer experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office ™ products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Contract processing (administration/maintenance) experience is a plus

  • Conceptual and functional knowledge of service agreements/contracts

  • General understanding of legal principles of contracts and agreements

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Some College Preferred

  • Background in the healthcare industry a plus

  • Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database systems (Microsoft Dynamics preferred)

  • Knowledge of AHA National Emergency Cardiovascular Care Programs products, policies and procedures

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

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 2018-3205

Job Family Group Customer Engagement

Job Category Administrative/Clerical