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American Heart Association Bilingual Writer Temporary in Salt Lake City, Utah


Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to 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 American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Bilingual Writer (English/Spanish) Temporary . This position can be home-based.

The contract duration for this position is one (1) year.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!


The Bilingual Writer helps produce a daily report of compelling and culturally relevant content about the latest developments in heart disease, stroke and health issues, in Spanish and English. This one-year position helps to educate consumers and serve the lifesaving mission of American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This individual reports to the News Editor, and together they produce news stories and features displayed on AHA properties and shared widely through syndication. This person pitches and develops stories. This person works primarily with staff and freelance writers, editors, staff subject matter experts, external experts and AHA volunteers. The Bilingual Writer also assists with proofing stories translated to Spanish.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Writes engaging content to inform, educate and entertain various audiences in English and Spanish

  • Pitches story ideas and brainstorms with other staff

  • Ensures accuracy by routing stories through executives, scientists, volunteers and other experts

  • Proofreads Spanish content

  • Assists the team otherwise as directed

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


  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English or equivalent

  • Five (5) years of the following experience:

  • Experience creating engaging content across various channels and mediums (magazines, newspaper, web content, blogs, newsletters, etc.), in English and Spanish

  • Ability to interpret audience needs and media required to engage

  • Experience creating content for consumers, health and/or wellness markets

  • Proven editorial skills and a passion for grammar

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities

Compensation & Benefits

The AHA is committed to making an investment in each employee. Below are our main components of the total rewards package we offer. Visit our Rewards & Benefits (add hyperlink) section to see more detailed information.

  • 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 – Employees are rewarded for achieving success in the form of merit increases and incentive programs based on type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, and a robust retirement program that include an employer match and automatic contribution. To further emphasize our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program, and telemedicine and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You will have the opportunity to join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the AHA’s national online university that provides over 100,000 resources delivered in a variety of formats to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work/Life Satisfaction – The AHA offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days increase based on seniority level. You will also have 12 paid holidays off each 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 (6/22/2022 4:16 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8730

Job Category Marketing, Communications & Public Relations

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution Western States

Position Type Full Time

Location: UT-Salt Lake City