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American Heart Association Project Coordinator, Voices for Healthy Kids 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, Voices for Healthy Kids in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.

The Project Coordinator will provide project coordination and administrative support for the activities of the Voices for Healthy Kids initiative. The Project Coordinator manages daily and recurring project activities relating to the management of the initiative’s state and community public policy change efforts. This position works independently to accomplish project-related goals in support of American Heart Association’s goals; support organizing meetings and teleconferences as needed, coordinating regular communications with internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Project Facilitation

  • Website management and newsletters

  • Providing extensive administrative support

  • Accounts Payable and Procurement

  • Technology Support

  • Conference/Event Coordination

  • Data Entry, Collection, Tracking, and Management

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


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university.

  • Minimum three (3) years of related, relevant experience.

  • Prior accounts payable and contract management of low to mid-level volumes.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to initiate projects, provide follow-through, work with minimum supervision, and devise alternative solutions as necessary.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to operate in high pressure environment, prioritize work assignments, meet multiple deadlines, and monitor several projects simultaneously and functions independently with minimal supervision.

  • Full understanding of Microsoft office products.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of SharePoint.

  • Knowledge of OneDrive.

  • Experience working in a remote team environment.

  • Experience working with outside vendors.

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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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-4346

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Advocacy

Location: Dallas, TX