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American Heart Association Assistant Managing Editor in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Assistant Managing Editor in our National Center. Location of selected candidate is flexible (remote/home based is accepted.

The Assistant Managing Editor assists the Managing Editor with the day-to-day operations of the editorial office by providing administrative management and support to authors, editors, reviewers, and the Publisher. Examples include putting together meeting agendas, supporting volunteer writing groups, soliciting peer review, and preparing manuscripts for publication.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assists with manuscript peer review and tracking system, ensuring author, editor, & reviewer compliance, at all stages from the peer review process through to the transfer of accepted articles to the Publisher.

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

  • Manage project timelines and deadline compliance, while effectively communicating project statuses and related information as required

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

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

  • Contributes to departmental goals by maintaining ongoing working knowledge of department's budget, policies, and procedures

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, or a related field of study.

  • Minimum of two (2) years professional related experience.

  • Strong knowledge of and familiarity with computer-based tracking systems for editorial and project management, especially peer review management software

  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills.

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 (11/2/2021 11:13 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-7694

Job Family Group Marketing & Communications

Job Category Science & Research

Location: Dallas, TX