American Heart Association

Youth Market Director

Location US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/20/2021 5:33 PM)
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Field Campaigns


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?


Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!


This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Youth Market Director (YMD) in Denver, CO.  Under the direction of the Vice President, the YMD is responsible for implementing the American Heart Association's Kids Heart Challenge, American Heart Challenge, and District Heart Challenge. This position works with school-based coordinators (typically the PE Teacher) and the school principal to raise funds through our school based educational fundraising program. The YMD will act as the American Heart Association liaison with superintendents, district staff, and school-based staff in the Colorado area. We have approximately 140 active school accounts and a total of about 500 schools in the territory. The goal for this position is $365,000 for FY21.


This position is also responsible for performing assemblies throughout many of the schools and must be comfortable presenting to a large group of children and adults. This position is responsible for achieving income and recruitment goals through the management of existing customers, and prospecting for and cultivating of new school accounts. 


This position is currently a home-based position with travel but will require you to be in the territory 75% of your time once restrictions have been lifted.


Want to help get your resume to the top?  Take a look at the experience we require:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.  
    • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Must have at least proficient knowledge and skill with office-related computer programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets. 
    • Must be at least 18 years old.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)



Attracting hardworking, 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.


Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off!


While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying.



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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