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Project Manager, Marketing Communications in Dallas, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

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 training and support locally and through our National Center.

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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager, Marketing Communications .

In this role, you will be responsible for leading the successful completion of assigned projects by guiding project initiation, planning, execution, reporting, evaluation and delivery of outcomes. Responsible for developing and leading project plans, processes, and timelines. Responsible for delivering products or programs on time, to the specified cost, quality and performance.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identifies and documents project scope, schedule, budget and deliverables. Develops processes (RACI's, work breakdown structures), change requests, reports, and tracking. Analyzes project progress and adjusts workflow and assignments accordingly.

  • Fosters cross-departmental collaboration and communication between team members and impacted departments. Communicates regularly with internal staff, management, volunteers, and consultants for assigned projects to advance and execute the plan. Facilitates meetings.

  • Prioritizes work assignments, identifies and avoids resource collisions while managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Forecasts future trends for projects to inform resource planning function. Identifies issues and provides options and solutions for identified risks and issues.

  • Develops and maintains a dashboard and reporting structure to be conveyed internally to key stakeholders and to sponsors.

  • Drives accountability to the program plan(s). Develops a detailed work plan. Works closely with departmental leads to ensure projects meet deadlines.

  • Uses project management tools such as, Microsoft Project, Visio, and relevant mind-mapping software.


  • Project management experience in product or program development

  • Proficient business analysis skills

  • Proficient knowledge and skill in use of Project Management applications such as PPM Pro, MS Project, or related software

  • Ability to lead and influence without authority

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Visio or related workflow software

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to communicate and build relationships across all levels and functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certification

  • Knowledge of PMBOX processes and procedures

  • MBA

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.

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, 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/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 3 months ago (9/6/2022 6:34 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9189

Job Category Marketing, Communications & Public Relations

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas