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American Heart Association Project Coordinator, Community Advocacy 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 Project Coordinator, Community Advocacy in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

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.

*Due to the current pandemic, all staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume being based in the local office.*

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. Manage 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 AHA-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. Oversee community advocacy related reporting, including monitoring 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.

  • Demonstrated 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.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

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 2 weeks ago (9/2/2021 5:33 PM)

Requisition ID 2018-3075

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Advocacy

Location: Dallas, TX