American Heart Association Program Manager, Professional Membership (Temporary) in Dallas, Texas

Program Manager, Professional Membership (Temporary)

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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 Temporary Program Manager in our Professional Membership group at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX . The Program Manager provides key liaison and administrative support to the volunteer leadership of assigned Scientific Councils, and science subcommittees, including chairpersons of Council Leadership Committees. Responsibilities include:

*This is a temporary assignment that could last between 4-6 months.*

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage logistics and registration for leadership, functional and special interest committee meetings and teleconferences.

  • Manage processes for nominating and electing Council officers, at-large members and assembly delegates; appointing committee members; and submitting nominations for AHA positions and awards.

  • Monitor recruitment and retention of Professional Members on an overall basis and for assigned Scientific Councils.

  • Manage revenue and budget for established portfolio while identifying potential cost savings and revenue gains.

  • Management of project timelines, deadline compliance and effective communication and dissemination of both.

  • Establishing trusted communication with volunteers and anticipate needs and expectations.

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

Required Experience

  • Bachelor Degree from a four year college or university.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of project management experience in a professional business setting.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work independently and meet established deadlines.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as exceptional customer service skills.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 10% of the time.

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

  • Prior Non-profit experience.

  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork.

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.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Job Category: Science/Research

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