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American Heart Association Development Programs Manager-Gaming Community in Dallas, 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.


We are looking for someone extraordinary; someone with persistent curiosity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passionate drive around possibility.

Our ability to make an extraordinary impact depends in part on our ability to innovate in all aspects of our work. Innovation is much more than just brainstorming new ideas, and because of this we are seeking a leader with the skill sets and determination to lead a new revenue generation strategy for the organization focused on gaming and livestream fundraising.

In this role, you will be tasked with starting a new business within the AHA, developing strategies to build to a $50M campaign for the organization. This leader will drive the vision for this new program, lead the development of new ideas then efficiently bring those ideas to market. This will include engaging, stewarding, and growing The American Heart Association, Game with Heart community to support new and existing video game initiatives and partnerships as well as the execution of influencer and community driven charity livestream events and campaigns.

Essential Job Duties:

Identifying and recruiting new members to the Game with Heart community; daily communication with donors and fundraisers through email, social media, and other communications channels; developing a social engagement strategy; stewarding and developing the GwH community members; identifying and implementing new ways to work with the community; speaking from a place of knowledge to groups of fundraisers and donors; and other duties that the support the overall fundraising efforts of the organization. Applicant must be able to think outside the box and work on multiple projects simultaneously. This leader will be a member of our national Field Development team and work collaboratively with their teammates to develop and support the overall digital engagement strategy in support of AHA’s revenue goals.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Here are some things to consider:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least two (2) years of related experience

  • Significant knowledge of fundraising and business development

  • Digital and social media strategy experience

  • Strong understanding and passion for the gaming and livestreaming community, including either experience as a content creator or working with content creators.

  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills, including public speaking skills.

  • An independent drive to succeed.

  • Experience running a gaming social community, current associations with the gaming community and developers

  • Strong knowledge base on major livestream platforms (Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Facebook Gaming, ect.) OBS and Discord

  • Innovative spirit with the ability to multi-task

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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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Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (8/24/2020 9:12 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6178

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Dallas, TX