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American Heart Association Advocacy Campaign Manager (Temporary) in Cleveland, Ohio


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 an Advocacy Campaign Manager in our Cleveland, OH office.

This is a temporary, full time, benefits eligible position. Currently this position is funded through 02/2020

Essential Job Duties:

  • Project management

  • Recruit coalition partners with a special emphasis on priority populations and non-traditional partner relationships

  • Educate and engage key stakeholder groups in support of the campaign

  • Engage partners, including business related organizations and individuals, in support of the campaign

  • Identify needs/gaps of coalition

  • Conduct outreach and public education activities

  • Convene and coordinate coalition and stakeholder meetings

  • Coordinate and oversee social marketing activities

  • Conduct data collection and analysis

  • Assist with media and social media outreach

  • Maintain resolution and organizational supporter database and relations

  • Ability to travel to meetings or events

  • Submit invoices and requests for payments in a timely manner

  • Track grant expenses and compile routine grant reports

  • Other duties as assigned to support the campaign

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


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. (Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years of experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.)

  • Must have at least two years of experience in advocacy, public health, government, political campaigns, issue campaigns or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Public health experience and knowledge of public health concepts, or experience with political or issues campaign

  • Understanding of campaign organization and specific policy goals of the Voices for Healthy Kids initiative/exposure to the Policy Prism a plus

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to make presentations to organizations to enlist their support of healthy eating policy campaign as well as recruiting/engaging/mobilizing volunteers in support of the campaign

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Project management experience

  • Volunteer management experience with ability to communicate, build relationships, gain trust and effectively work with, train and inspire change across diverse audience of volunteers and partners.

  • Ability to effectively utilize, measure and increase volunteer engagement at all levels.

  • Ability to communicate strategic direction and consultation to volunteer committees, board members and partner organizations.

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

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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Requisition ID 2019-4054

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Advocacy

American Heart Association
Equal Opportunity Employer