American Heart Association

Health Strategies Coordinator

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/21/2023 12:39 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Administrative Support
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 excellent opportunity for a Health Strategies Coordinator in our Philadelphia PA office.  This position provides organizational and administrative support to the Community Impact team and management. Our ideal candidate can handle a large, diverse workload, has a strong knowledge of computer-based applications, and knows how to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. The daily responsibilities will include developing monthly reports, tracking data, running reports, scheduling meetings, developing presentations, taking notes, and proactively anticipating the needs of our community impact work. 

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 training and support locally and through our National enter.


#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


 Major Responsibilities:

  • This individual will be responsible for engaging internal and external partners as they work alongside the Vice President, Community Impact.
  • Represent the organization at community events and develop working relationships with organizations focused on collective health impact, health disparities, and workforce health. 
  • Individuals must be comfortable connecting with the diverse community audiences and volunteers both in-person and virtually. Represent the American Heart Association at community and corporate events.  
  • Various administrative task includes, but not limited to handling the VP calendar, scheduling travel and meetings, processing invoices and expense reports, grant and sponsorship management, coordinating monthly meetings, agendas, meeting supplies, preparing reports, presentations, data for corresponding meetings, and logistics on grant deliverables and goals.  
  • Responsible for partnering with Community Impact team with the marketing and promotion of the American Heart Association’s community impact activities, including Communication platform, SharePoint, analyzes data for required reports.  Run technology and serve as a liaison for MS Teams and Zoom.  Developing reports for VP and SVP, tracking goals, and providing monthly reporting, along with coordinating Diversity Supplier Spending with quarterly reporting.   
  • Serve as the National Center (NC) lead for Ambulatory program and provide updates and reports to the team.  Track training through development of calendar in collaboration with the VP Community Impact, along with running and tracking budgets.  Provide mentorship and management of Community Impact Interns.
  • Establish and maintain outstanding customer service relations with customers, vendors and volunteers by providing professional and friendly assistance within best practice guidelines, with proactive resolution of issues or needs.
  • Expected to communicate openly and regularly, representing the American Heart Association brand as a health leader.  Lead tracking of diverse volunteers and share volunteer opportunities on an as needed basis.  Handle and track diverse volunteers for regional and national nominations. 
  • Keep informed of current Association-related news and connect with team members via communication tools provided within affiliate and national guidelines for use of these tools.
  • Maintain an orderly filing system for correspondence, minutes, and other documents.
  • Develop, input, and maintain information in appropriate computer software programs.
  • Attend all meetings and training mandated or approved by supervisor.
  • Perform online web-based searches and research tasks.
  • Assist in keeping web site current by sending information about activities and events to appropriate point person.
  • Ensure that divisions and activities function within the parameters of American Heart Association and Eastern States Region policy.
  • Willingness to accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


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

  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED. College degree or some college a plus.
  • Minimum two years’ work experience in as an administrative assistant, coordinator, or similar role, preferably with a voluntary health agency.
  • Experience in event planning, organizing, consultation and event management preferred.
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects/events simultaneously while effectively prioritizing specific tasks. Strong project management is highly desired in this position. Strong attention to detail when taking notes and meeting minutes. 
  • Must have intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2016 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.  Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs are preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
  • Ability to objectively evaluate, make effective decisions and develop alternative solutions.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American Heart Association staff, volunteers, and the public. This includes ability and willingness to build and cultivate relationships within and outside the American Heart Association. This also includes the ability to work collaboratively with others to use resources to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to be diplomatic, self-motivated, resourceful, considerate, and flexible.
  • Knowledge of and skill in report preparation, proofreading and attention to detail.
  • Ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly.
  • Validated background and willingness to work in an atmosphere requiring flexibility and change.
  • Must pass background check.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • This is a hybrid position which requires a minimum of 3-days per week in our Philadelphia office.

Attracting dedicated, 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.  

Compensation & Benefits


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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