Regional Campaign Manager - Southern U.S. Job Opening at American Heart Association in Dallas, TX

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Position:Regional Campaign Manager - Southern U.S.
Company:American Heart Association
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Job Location(s): Dallas, TX
Start Date:As soon as possible
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Management and Supervision, Non-Profit/Associations

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What's your motivation? Opportunity? Creativity? Contribution? It's all part of working for the American Heart Association---where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a new and rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for a Regional Campaign Manager. The position is flexible and will be located in the southern U.S.

The Regional Campaign Manager is responsible for effectively building the capacity of local and state obesity and advocacy organizations, through hands-on field consultation, coaching and technical support, using the Advocacy Organization's Strategic Technical Assistance Model. Regional Campaign Managers will take an account management approach to build trusted partnerships with local funded states and communities that will facilitate the successful development and implementation of customized and strategic technical assistance plans in collaboration with the Hubs and other RWJF-funded programs, supporting AHA Affiliate Staff, external organizations and public policy coalitions working to advance the Advocacy Organization's public policy priorities to address childhood obesity. Assistance to organizations and coalitions will emcompass the entire range of policy change activities including strategic campaign planning, bill drafting, media, grassroots, grasstops and coalition development and management.

This is a full-time, grant funded, benefit eligible position. The location for this position is flexible within the southern United States.

Major Responsibilities Include:

  1. Applies account management approach to develop and implement customized, strategic technical assistance plans necessary to support state and local obesity and advocacy organizations and coalitions to successfully address campaign plans.
  2. Executes effective relationship management of funded state and local obesity and advocacy organizations and coalitions to ensure that these grantees effectively implement technical assistance and campaign plans.
  3. Promotes and demonstrates effective collaboration with all Advocacy Organization and RWJF Technical Assistance Staff to ensure the effectiveness of field technical assistance and support to achieve Advocacy Organization's objectives.
  4. Attends and participates in all relevant AHA, RWJF, and other external meetings throughout the year, including volunteer advocacy meetings, as appropriate.
  5. Cultivate relationships for philanthropic organizations, public health coalitions, and other community leaders to help advance Advocacy Organization priorities and support and inform the Advocacy Organization's approach to technical assistance for state and local campaigns.

Required Qualifications Include:

  1. Bachelor's degree in political science, public policy, law, journalism and 5+ years relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of local, state and federal government activities and structures. Ability to assess the local and state governments related to advocacy issues.
  3. Successful experience or demonstrated understanding in advocacy/public policy, community organization/mobilization, media/communications, and grassroots advocacy tactic development and implementation.
  4. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints.
  5. Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  6. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff, and the public as part of a team.
  7. Knowledge of voluntary health organizations or nonprofit organizations preferred.
  8. Experience working in public health policy.
  9. Experience in volunteer management.
  10. Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for the use of technology and information systems.
  11. Ability to travel up to 60% of the time, including occasional evenings and weekends.

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit . We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.

Job Location
Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type
[Position No Longer Available]
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