American Heart Association Project Coordinator-Child Care Programs in Dallas, Texas

Project Coordinator-Child Care Programs

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Job Description

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

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 for our obesity prevention in child care program in our National Center office in Dallas, TX. In this role, you will provide overall project coordination and support staff across a variety of functions. This is a 5-year, full-time, grant funded, benefit eligible position.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Work with supervisor to plan and manage internal communications and ensure awareness of program activities, successes and key milestones

  • Monitor, measure and report on the child care program support efforts and achievements

  • Liaise with staff in multiple teams to understand all necessary aspects of program coordination

  • Help organize and execute program events

  • Supports development and distribution of program marketing and training resources and materials

  • Create monthly reports for internal tracking

  • Updates and manages internal and external online content

  • Provides administrative support to the Program Director

  • Works with supervisor and various teams as needed on supplemental projects

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

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or any other related field

  • Minimum two (2) years of Project coordination experience

  • Strong technical skills, including knowledge of computer software, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office Products

  • Excellent oral and written communications as well as excellent follow-through skills

  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule in an efficient, productive manner

  • Experience in developing and managing flexible relationships with diverse groups/environments and individuals

Here are the preferred experience:

  • Marketing or health communications experience

  • Knowledge of the child care environment and/or successful management/implementation of programs in early care, health or with children age 0-5

  • Experience working with a team virtually

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” 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

Position Type


Job Category: Health Services

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