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American Heart Association Health Strategies Specialist in San Antonio, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 has an excellent opportunity for a Health Strategies Specialist in our San Antonio, Texas office.

The individual will be responsible for providing support with community impact related resources, program development, communications, and training related to various AHA health and community impact assets. Support the coordination and implementation of projects based on public health awareness through partnerships with integrated market teams, local agencies, and community service organizations.

Essential job duties:

  • Provides implementation support and/or leads delivery of assigned health-related community programs which may include one or more of the following: collective impact strategies and outcomes, multi-cultural healthy lifestyle awareness and education, and other sponsored activations.

  • Coordinates grant applications, reports, as well as internal/external reporting documents.

  • Organizes by account team: contacts, proposals, letters of agreement, sponsorship payments.

  • Provides information, consultation, and data interpretation. Manages reporting tools and data quality platforms for division team.

  • Plans and coordinates grassroot volunteer/committee meetings including preparing agenda and presentations. Assists in the management of multiple volunteer groups associated with assigned health-focused programs. Makes site visits as required.

  • Aids with creation and production of materials for health-related campaigns, events, and programs to help market initiatives.

  • Helps monitor national, state, and local health trends to inform division team of potential partnerships as well as funding and program opportunities. Benchmarks our fundraising/giving opportunities against other organizations.

  • Serves as an AHA representative with key community organizations and corporate partners.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Health Sciences or related area, or equivalent work experience.

  • Two (2) years of experience supporting health impact teams and programs.

  • Knowledge and experience with health program education and awareness, community groups and influencers.

  • Excellent written/oral communication skills, as well as demonstrated skills in consultation and meetings management.

  • Expertise in creating documents in MS Office Suite.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bilingual preferred but not required.

While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. You can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your application in most cases.

Salary/Benefits: Attracting hardworking, 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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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-San Antonio

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/15/2021 10:28 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6422

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Strategies

Location: San Antonio, TX