American Heart Association Project Coordinator, Field Advocacy in Dallas, Texas
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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Project Coordinator, Field Advocacy in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas . ( Flexible work arrangements available)
The Project Coordinator is responsible for providing project oversight and general administrative support for various programs/initiatives and for the community advocacy team. This position works extensively with community advocacy advisors and community advocacy field staff.
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 additional training and support, locally.
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Essential Job Duties:
Leads, tracks and supports community advocacy related projects as assigned.
Assist with development and production of campaign materials such as presentations, fact sheets, assessments, newsletters and other resources in support of community advocacy priorities.
Coordinate trainings, advocacy events, and meetings. Lead partnerships with coalition members, associations and stakeholders as assigned. Schedule and coordinate meetings, travel, logistics and special projects as assigned.
Collaborate with other departments to integrate community advocacy priorities into American Heart Association-related events and other community or networking events.
Conduct policy research for community-based projects. Support the development of online and offline advocacy efforts, including data entry. Provide support for database management. Lead all aspects of community advocacy related reporting, including supervising community level progress toward advocacy goals.
Monitors, reviews and process invoices and expenditures in various Advocacy Department budgets. Coordinates community level lobbying reports in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. May coordinate grant reports or other report documentation.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Public Policy, or a related area.
Minimum of 2 years of related Project Coordination or Administrative experience.
Experience with internet and social media communication and marketing.
Prior experience with finance and/or expense management.
Basic knowledge of government and legislative process and agency action.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Proven skill in developing and giving oral and written presentations.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment to meet daily, monthly and annual goals.
Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American Heart. Association staff, volunteers and the public.
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
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. HeartU 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.
Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.
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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (10/4/2023 6:02 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11482
Job Category Advocacy
Position Type Full Time