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American Heart Association Advocacy Campaign Manager - Phoenix in Tempe, Arizona


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every single day?

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.

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 an Advocacy Campaign Manager in our Phoenix, AZ office.

This is a temporary, full time, benefits eligible position. Currently this position is funded through 11/2020

Essential Job Duties:

  • Develop and deliver specific advocacy campaign projects for assigned grant-funded program.

  • Recruit coalition partners with a special emphasis on priority populations and non-traditional partner relationships. Identify needs and gaps of the coalition.

  • Educate and engage key stakeholder groups in support of the campaign. Engage partners, including business related organizations and individuals, in support of the campaign

  • Conduct outreach and public education activities. Convene and coordinate coalition and stakeholder meetings.

  • Coordinate and oversee social marketing activities. Assist with media and social media outreach

  • Maintain resolution and organizational supporter database and relations. Conduct data collection and analysis.

  • Track grant expenses and compile routine grant reports. Submit invoices and requests for payments in a timely manner.

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.)

  • Minimum of two (2) 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.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of:

  • public health experience and knowledge of public health concepts, or experience with political or issues campaigns.

  • volunteer management experience

  • project management experience

  • Ability to communicate, build relationships, gain trust and effectively work with, train and inspire change across diverse audience of volunteers and partner

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to travel to meetings or events

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

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

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

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity & inclusion and equal opportunity apply 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-AZ-Tempe

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/20/2019 6:17 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-5394

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Advocacy

Location: Tempe, AZ