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 has an excellent opportunity for the position of Federal Media Advocacy Director in our national Marketing and Communications Department. The preferred location for this position is Washington, D. C.
Under the supervision of the Vice President of Media Advocacy, and in collaboration with Advocacy and Marketing Communications staff, this position is responsible for developing and implementing media advocacy strategies and tactics in support of the American Heart Association’s federal advocacy priorities.
Responsible for devising and implementing Media Advocacy strategies and tactics in support of the American Heart Association’s federal advocacy agenda. Works closely with the Federal Advocacy and Grassroots teams to position the Association as a leading voice of patients on priority public policy issues including access to care, tobacco control, food security, medical research appropriations and public health promotion. Works within the Marketing Communications department to leverage the Association’s programs and initiatives to increase awareness of our federal advocacy priorities among external audiences, Association staff and volunteers, and others. Coordinates with executive staff and senior volunteers on Media Advocacy strategies promoting our legislative and regulatory agenda before Congress and executive branch departments and agencies.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.
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.
This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association
Be sure to follow us on Twitter to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people enjoy #TheAHALife
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities