American Heart Association Health Strategies Coordinator (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California

Health Strategies Coordinator (Los Angeles)

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Job Description

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 towards 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 and extraordinary impact.

Under general supervision, the Health Strategies Coordinator is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through providing administrative, logistics and clerical support to the Health Strategies team to achieve overall team and affiliate goals. This includes providing direct data management, administrative and logistics support and project coordination to internal and external partners and involves signficant organization and planning, attention to detail, timeline management and facilitating effective communication across team members.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Provides a wide variety of skilled logistical, administrative, clerical and data management support to Health Strategies team members and project coordination of assigned initiatives and events. Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all staff, volunteers and other external and internal customers.

  2. Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.

  3. Utilizes and maintains systems and databases including Community Commons, SharePoint and Dynamics to research, enter and report on progress with the Community Plan and reports for the Division and Board of Directors.

  4. Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates assigned programs and events including coordinating the logistics according to standards, timelines and budget. Recruits, manages and engages program and event volunteers. Provides day of event support as needed.

  5. Provides clerical support to team members including coordinating and filing expense and budget reports, processing invoices, meeting coordination and scheduling assistance.

  6. Other projects as assigned.

Required Experience

Minimum Requirements

  1. Advanced knowledge of database management including Excel.

  2. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows Programs (i.e., Word, Outlook) and basic graphic software (e.g., PowerPoint and Publisher, etc.)

  3. Office administration skills, including general clerical skills (e.g., filing, faxing, emailing, word processing, copying, telephone etiquette and operation).

  4. Effective written communication skills, including skill in proof reading for grammar and spelling, and ability to write proposals and professional correspondence.

  5. Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional but friendly manner in all dealings with staff, volunteers and potential sponsors; ability to work in a team environment with other staff is especially important.

  6. Ability to keep all work-related information confidential as necessary.

  7. Knowledge of AHA statistics and ability to research all AHA on-line resources for information requested by media and curious and concerned lay-people.

  8. Knowledge of printed materials available and how to order them as needed.

  9. Knowledge of graphic layout programs a plus!

  10. Results oriented phone solicitation and follow-up for assigned projects.

  11. Demonstrate ability to organize and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

  12. Demonstrate ability to communicate on a regular basis with Directors on projects as needed.

  13. Experience and confidence with public speaking.

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

Los Angeles, California, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled