Job Posting for American Heart Association: Regional Campaign Manager

Title: Regional Campaign Manager

Organization: American Heart Association | Voices for Health Kids

Brief Summary of Position:

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an opportunity for a Regional Campaign Manager in its national center office located in Dallas, TX (remote/home based is acceptable). The Regional Campaign Manager is responsible for effectively building the capacity of state and community advocacy organizations, through hands-on field consultation, coaching and technical support, using the Voices for Healthy Kids Technical Assistance Model.

Responsibilities:

  • Executes effective relationship management of funded state and community advocacy organizations and coalitions to ensure that these grantees effectively implement technical assistance and campaign plans.
  • Promotes and demonstrates effective collaboration with all Voices for Healthy Kids and RWJF Technical Assistance Staff to ensure the effectiveness of field technical assistance and support to achieve Advocacy Organization’s objectives.
  • Attends and participates in all relevant AHA, RWJF, and other external meetings throughout the year, including volunteer advocacy meetings, as appropriate.
  • Cultivate relationships for philanthropic organizations, public health coalitions, and other community leaders to help advance Advocacy Organization priorities and support and inform the Voices for Healthy Kids’ approach to technical assistance for state and local campaigns.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Political Science, Public Affairs, Communications or a related field of study.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local, state and federal government activities and structures.
  • Ability to assess the local and state governments related to advocacy issues.
  • Successful experience or demonstrated understanding in advocacy/public policy, community organization/mobilization, media/communications, and grassroots advocacy tactic development and implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff, and the public as part of a team.
  • Experience working in a program, grant or advocacy issue campaign environment.
  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 25% of the time.

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