American Heart Association

Project Manager

Location Anywhere - Western States
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/11/2022 12:41 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Administrative Support
Additional Locations
US-AZ-Phoenix | US-CA-Los Angeles  | US-NV-Las Vegas  | US-OR-Portland  | US-WA-Seattle 
Position Type
Full Time


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 Project Manager within our Western States Region. The location is flexible to locations within the Western States region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington). 


Under general supervision, the Project Manager provides complex project management as part of the Office of the EVP to ensure strategic business alignment and communication across key internal and external stakeholders.  This includes advanced project and stewardship management maintaining the highest level of integrity, confidentiality, and diplomacy. 


  • Manages the communication with the Western States Region Board of Directors and serves as the project staff lead for meetings and cultivation/recognition efforts. Prepares and distributes meeting materials in coordination with national and regional departments including financial update and program outcomes; creates dashboards, presentations and summaries that present information in a concise and clear format, surveys members for meeting effectiveness and provides and implements recommendations to optimize volunteer engagement.  
  • Manages communication and cultivation efforts with key donors, volunteers and other stakeholders in collaboration with national and regional departments. Ensures that regular contact is maintained, communications and/or meetings are arranged to support ongoing relationship building.
  • Functions as the project staff lead for recurring and ad-hoc internal strategic and tactical planning meetings with Senior Management Team, Executive Directors, and other department teams. Develops agendas, presentations, talking points and materials in collaboration and coordination with national and regional departments.  Records notes and action items and ensures follow-up on agreed upon deliverables.
  • Manages staff recognition and cultivation efforts including touchpoints for personal occasions.
  • Facilitates cross-functional coordination, communication, and outreach to ensure effective alignment of market, region and association-wide planning and execution.
  • Provides executive level administrative support for EVP including calendar, travel, and expense management.

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


Minimum of five (5) years’ experience that includes:

  • Project management experience with C-suite executives in comparable organizations with demonstrated excellence in resourcefulness and organization/planning.
  • Experience in internal and external communications, partnership development/donor stewardship and fundraising.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience managing multiple priorities in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Experience and interest in direct outreach to establish new and stewarding existing relationships.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications or related degree
  • Volunteer engagement and cultivation
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 


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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