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American Heart Association Health Equity Engagement 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 Health Equity Engagement Manager at our office located in Dallas, TX or anywhere within the United States.

In this role, you will be responsible for the overall management of national partnerships and ensuring strong relationships that enhance not only the work of partners but are aligned with AHA goals. This work will include identifying new partnerships to recruit and cultivate for OHE, engaging and fostering existing partners, and setting up robust criteria and evaluation to make sure partnerships are driving towards health impact. The Strategic Alliances Manager will also coordinate any partner work that extends beyond OHE (such as Field activation) and communicate results to leadership.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Strategy development to identify key partnerships to recruit and maintain which align with OHE portfolios. Strategy should include assessment and criteria updates as needed.

  • Establish partnership management best practices and a tiered model of support including ongoing outreach to manage partner relationships, engagement in partner events, consistent distribution of reporting for sponsors, and MOU development and execution.

  • Develop evaluation and reporting of existing relationships managed and promote results internally at the leadership level and with affiliates.

  • Coordinates partner relationship management with the Affiliate staff or local volunteers.

  • Identifies success stories from partners for Marketing promotional content & renewals.

  • Coordination with cross functional teams to identify partner relationships that could be leveraged in future sponsorships as well as gaps in partnerships profiles which need to be recruited.


Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.

  • A Bachelor’s degreein Business/Organizational Management, Communications, or similar degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum two years of experience in the related field

  • Excellent written and communications skills

  • Confident and seasoned presenter

  • Strong volunteer and relationship management experience

  • Strategic planning experience particularly with public health issues

Here are some of the preferred experience:

  • Management experience, development of junior staff

  • Ability to identify evaluation and assessment needs and implement

  • Strong collaboration and ability to inspire and drive teams

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 9 months ago (10/4/2019 11:26 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-4518

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Marketing/Communications

Location: Dallas, TX