We have an opening for a Director, Executive Communications in the AHA’s SouthWest Affiliate, which is a six-state region that includes Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. You will be working with the Senior Director, EVP Operations and the Executive Vice President (EVP) of the SouthWest Affiliate – along with staff and volunteers from across six states – to develop and execute internal and external communications strategy for the Executive Vice President. This includes developing and driving a comprehensive communication plan for the EVP that aligns with affiliate priorities. Tasks include writing speeches and developing high-quality materials for presentations, creating volunteer newsletters and correspondence, driving content for internal platforms including live broadcasts for staff and volunteers, creating a compelling social media presence for the EVP, and cultivating an archive of materials to support these communications efforts. The Director, Executive Communications must be an excellent writer and communicator, a collaborator, a source of creative ideas, an expert in multi-tasking, and is proactive, planful, deadline-oriented and very organized.
Location: Austin preferred, flexible within our Southwest affiliate.
This position requires ability to travel overnight approximately 10-15% of the time.
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