American Heart Association

Director of Business Operations

Location US-TX-Irving
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/28/2022 6:37 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Field Campaigns
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 has an excellent opportunity for a Director of Business Operations, Socials in our Dallas Division office located in Irving, TX. If you are self-motivated, a team player, have experience in supporting/managing a busy team and excel at planning, organization, and database management, we want to hear from you!


The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.


#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!


In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Provides direct management for two full time staff. Hire, train, evaluate and motivate administrative team providing support, accounting/finance, donor/volunteer database management, printing, and marketing materials or other office functions.
  • Serves as the lead on all sponsorship agreements, vendor contracts, vendor payments and event reconciliation for all social campaigns including Go Red For Women Luncheon, Heart Ball, Cotes du Coeur and Peer to Peer.
  • Analyzes financial (revenue and expenses) and donor data to provide insight to the Vice President Socials on trends within the department.
  • Serves as the lead to reconcile information for weekly and/or daily reporting.
  • Ensure data is input into the correct database in a timely manner and manage data integrity in accordance to AHA policies - including auction, sponsorship and in-kind.
  • Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Socials.
  • Manage and drive the timeline of all campaigns in partnership with the VP and Marketing and Communications team.
  • Oversee the management of the campaign websites.
  • May provide support in preparation of meetings or office events including material preparation, presentation services, invitation/RSVP management, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


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


Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.  College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.
  • 2+ years of experience in project management and/or finance.
  • 2+ years of management experience preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent organizing, communicating, negotiating, and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Results driven with the ability to multitask, prioritize, self-start and work collaboratively with a team.
  • Willing and able to travel within the assigned local territory approximately 25% of the time.
  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and extensive spreadsheets. These skills are subject to testing.


Compensation & Benefits

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.



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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