American Heart Association

Community Impact Manager, Puget Sound

Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/8/2023 3:32 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Health Strategies
Position Type
Full Time


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.  Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.


The American Heart association has an opportunity for Community Impact Manager based out of our Seattle Division! This hybrid position involves extensive travel across Western Washington. This is a full time, benefits eligible, grant funded opportunity. Current funding will expire on December 31, 2024.


The Community Impact Manager will manage the implementation and execution of health improvement programs as part of Hard Hats with Heart, an initiative to engage industrial workers across the country in living longer, healthier lives.



The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.


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-Program Management

  • Execute implementation plans to drive participation and awareness of health improvement programs including the Hard Hats with Heart program and Hypertension Summit.
  • Coordinate and support local events, volunteer recruitment drives, and community outreach initiatives.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to ensure successful program execution and adherence to American Heart Association guidelines and standards.
  • Coordinate logistics for programs to include printing, mailing, and assembling materials
  • Execute assigned sponsorship activation programming (e.g. community conversations)
  • Monitor program metrics and provide regular reports on progress and outcomes including evaluations and surveys
  • Organize digital and physical spaces for effective team use
  • Administrative and data management as required

-Volunteer and Participant Engagement

  • Recruit, train, and manage a team of volunteers to assist with program activities, events, and administrative tasks.
  • Cultivate relationships with participants and sponsors to enhance their engagement and commitment to the program.
  • Foster a sense of community among program participants through effective communication, engagement, and regular updates.
  • Support Community Impact team in executing vision for clinical volunteers

-Communication and Outreach

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for program participants, volunteers, and sponsors, providing support and addressing inquiries promptly.
  • Perform outreach to organizations and volunteers including research of potential community partners.
  • Distribute content email newsletters and other collateral to promote assigned programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the American Heart Association marketing and communications teams to ensure consistent messaging and branding across all promotional materials.
  • Maintain a repository of resources, including educational materials, toolkits, and promotional assets, to support participants and volunteers.
  • Regularly update program material and other educational resources.
  • Conduct research and outreach to potential community partners organizations.


-Ensure full compliance with appropriate operational and financial requirements and practices and within the available budget. Operates in accordance with the American Heart Association's Fiscal Standard policies and all applicable laws, regulations, policies and standards.


-Manage information utilizing American Heart Association systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.


  • Bachelor's degree in a Public Health or related field 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational and project management abilities, with the ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed for program events and activities.
  • Reliable transportation with current/valid driver’s license and insurance are required.

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

  • Experience in community management, event planning, or volunteer management.
  • Knowledge of heart health and the mission of the American Heart Association is highly desirable.

Compensation & Benefits

Expected pay range will be $56,010 to $70,000.The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package.  Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.


  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary.  That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution.  As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program.  HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees.  The number of days will increase based on seniority level.  You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees.  This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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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