American Heart Association Business Development Manager in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

In this role, you will work with a wide-range of health technology companies to build new relationships and alliances in pursuit of the goals of the AHA’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation. The Business Development Manager is responsible for negotiating agreements with customers that further AHA’s health-technology initiatives, with a particular emphasis on digital licensing and solutions integration efforts and opportunities. This position will work closely with the Health-Tech Advisory Group, as well as AHA Corporate Development, Legal and Science to design, develop and execute these relationships. Additional responsibilities include:

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identify potential health-technology business relationships and align/develop them to meet AHA health-technology business goals.

  • Determine best course of action for developing solutions & lead follow up; handle specific AHA business & licensing inquiries.

  • Act as a ready health-technology expert and serve as a key lead in communication with Affiliate partners regarding relevant opportunities.

  • Work directly with healthcare systems, volunteers, AHA staff and partners to implement these health-technology relationships.

  • Build, manage, and monitor sales pipelines/leads and relationships.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in health administration or a related discipline or equivalent years of work-related experience and/or training.

  • Minimum five (5) years in health technology, health IT, or a related field.

  • Ability to learn and retain product specific information.

  • Experience working with the healthcare market.

  • Ability to communicate, build relationships, gain trust and effectively work with and through affiliate staff and volunteers.

  • Ability to work with internal and external contacts in a manner that is both convincing and influential; ability to negotiate (executive presence and strong presentation skills essential).

  • Ability to work through contracting and compliance processes through organized approach and detail with negotiation on both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 35% of the time.

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

  • Understanding of the healthcare marketplace and payment models.

  • Background in Health IT/programming.

  • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate data and data relationships in a healthcare environment.

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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Requisition ID 2018-3265

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas

Job Family Group Direct Sales

Job Category Fundraising/Sales