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American Heart Association Administrative Assistant in Austin, Texas


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 Austin Office of the American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for an Administrative Associate. This position will work alongside 4 other support staff members and will be responsible for serving as a primary and dedicated resource to multiple remote-based fundraisers who are responsible for fundraising and implementing a local Heart Walk, Go Red for Women luncheon, Heart Ball, Workplace Health symposium, and other health-awareness events in communities throughout Texas, Albuquerque and Colorado.

  • Currently this position has a hybrid work schedule: In-office – 1-2 days per week, with Monday In-Office being required.

  • The remainder of the week, you may work from home. This is optional and not required for the remaining 3-4 days per week. To work from home, reliable, high-speed of 3-5 megabits hardwired internet connection, as well as a dedicated workspace is required.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Here’s the experience we require:

  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

  • Able to provide excellent customer service while ensuring compliance with the American Heart Association’s policies and procedures.

  • Able to communicate with emotional intelligence and empathy, build relationships, gain trust, and effectively work with Development directors, sponsors, donors, volunteers, and AHA staff partners.

  • Effective project management includes: working on multiple projects simultaneously following a set/recommended timeline; managing project details with limited supervision.

  • Must be able to occasionally lift 25 lbs.

  • Must be able to travel 8-10 times per year, up to three nights per trip. (Schedule provided in advance; expenses covered.)


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

  • 1-3 years’ experience managing multiple projects, large amounts of data, and consistently providing exceptional customer service while meeting tight deadlines.

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.

Benefit Plans:

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. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Austin

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/22/2021 1:34 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7683

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Administrative Support

Location: Austin, TX