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American Heart Association Editorial Assistant 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 has an exciting opportunity for an Editorial Assistant .

The Editorial Assistant works with members of the Scientific Publishing department in the day-to-day operations by providing administrative support to all publishing partners, including but not limited to correspondence with authors on page proofs and other manuscript details, logging in manuscripts, and so on.

Essential Job Duties

  • Manage project time-lines and deadline compliance, while effectively communicating project statuses and related information as required

  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and volunteers, for example, responding to author queries

  • Collaborate effectively with other OSO departments and AHA departments to meet departmental and organizational goals

  • Utilize vendor and/or AHA systems (e.g. E1, COI, Seibel, etc.) efficiently and competently to complete duties/projects

  • Successfully complete multiple duties and projects while managing competing demands and priorities

  • Assist in all aspects of the publication process, including but not limited to responding to author queries, requesting and collecting author paperwork, following up on permissions and copyright transfer agreements, and so on

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


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

  • Project management knowledge

  • Ability to work independently managing multiple projects and deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills

​Preferred Qualifications

  • Publishing experience

  • Experience working in a nonprofit organization

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 Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (11/11/2021 2:32 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-4037

Job Family Group Marketing & Communications

Job Category Science & Research

Location: Dallas, TX