American Heart Association Community Impact Director in Arlington, Virginia
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The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Community Impact Director based in our Arlington VA office (Greater Washington DC focus) . The selected candidate will drive the execution of our health impact goals within the area by focusing on hypertension, cholesterol, nutrition, obesity, and physical activity with a focus on diverse communities.
The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.
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Engage in collective community impact efforts, both leading and supporting, in partnership with key volunteers, strategic alliances, institutions and corporations.
Build and implement a cross-functional hypertension and cholesterol control strategy (high blood pressure management, cholesterol, nutrition access and healthy behavior initiatives, women's health and tobacco) in the market.
Recruit, train and lead volunteers and strategic community alliances to achieve priority community and collective impact goals.
Identify and assist in recruiting diverse volunteers to serve in leadership roles on market board of directors and event executive leadership teams.
Work with internal staff partners to ensure population health strategies are integrated into development, communications and marketing, advocacy, and healthcare quality improvement activities.
Collaborate with development staff partners and volunteers to identify, cultivate, and secure program funding, including sponsorship (cash and in-kind) for relevant campaigns.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
Must have at least 2 years of experience working with community health issues, ability to interact across multiple acculturation levels and socio-economic groups.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in public health, education, marketing, public relations and/or community programs.
2 years-experience in recruiting, mobilizing, managing, recognizing, and evaluating volunteers. Experience in training others on volunteer management and monitoring progress.
Outstanding oral and written communications skills.
Proven ability to simultaneously handle multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints.
Ability to travel at least 75% of the time within assigned coverage area.
Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs are preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
Proven track record in conducting meetings with internal and external partners and representing AHA to the public, as necessary.
Ability to handle large projects and events ensuring deadline compliance.
Participation in a multi-disciplinary team environment working towards common goals with internal and external clients. Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority.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.
Compensation & Benefits
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Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. Heart U is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
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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Posted Date 2 months ago (7/18/2022 12:28 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-8891
Job Category Health Strategies
Additional Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Arlington
Position Type Full Time