American Heart Association Corporate Sponsorship Manager in Dallas, Texas


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 Corporate Sponsorship Manager in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.

Essential Job Duties:

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

  • Manage the distribution, production and execution process of Industry-funded promotional projects and services.

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

  • Oversee and manage onsite logistics in order to identify and troubleshoot potential problems and make any necessary onsite changes while controlling financial commitments to the AHA.

  • Lead development of marketing for industry-funded projects and programs to maximize revenue potential by satisfying sponsorship visibility and extending the reach of the science. Ensure acknowledgement of sponsors.

  • Acts as the conduit between volunteers, program team, sales team, and internal Corporate Relations departments to ensure leads are explored.

  • Research and strategically develop or modify industry sponsored projects for Scientific Sessions, International Stroke Conference, and AHA Specialty Conferences.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business Management, Marketing, or related field.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of medical and/or industry meeting/tradeshow planning and/or meeting/funding project management background.

  • Possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to work with all levels of AHA staff, volunteers, internal and external clients and vendors.

  • Intermediate level skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access and MS PowerPoint, Adobe Professional and overall knowledge of database and software application.

  • Possess excellent project development and management and/or marketing, budgeting skills

  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects, prioritize and meet specific deadlines

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 25% of the time.

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

  • Non-profit association and trade shows management experience.

  • Experience managing, supporting and directing a sales team.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

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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Requisition ID 2018-2523

Job Family Group Direct Sales

Job Category Science & Research