American Heart Association Director, Development Ops & Digital Communications 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 Director is responsible for providing operations and marketing management for assigned department. Responsible for partnering with department leadership on communications, marketing, budget management, and technology management. Also, responsible for serving as lead on organizational reporting and ensures department operations functions are efficient and effective.

Essential Job Duties

  • Implements communication and marketing plan for Community/Health Development activities. Collaborates with department leadership to design, write and brand presentations, communications, and digital marketing.

  • Designs, prepares and distributes internal and external reporting of relevant budget, marketing, and campaign response data. Analyzes data and provides recommendations for modifications to operations as appropriate.

  • Develops and produces marketable videos and interviews of key stakeholders. Edits, coordinates and uploads shared information andcommunications/marketingmaterials via SharePoint.

  • Researches relevant messaging or science and develops speeches or presentations for targeted events.

  • Provides leadership regarding special projects, project teams and/or task forces related to Field Operations by building plans, teams and project strategies.

  • Manages, supports and implements various field operations special projects.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related work experience

  • Five (5) years of experience in communications, marketing or fundraising/sales

  • Three (3) years of experience with budget, revenue and expense tracking and reporting

  • Ability to manage group processes, form and develop strategic relationships

  • Three (3) years of experience developing project plans and executing against deadlines

  • Proficient with contact management systems or customer relationship management systems such as Siebel

  • Ability to creatively explore new methods for achieving operational goals

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with bottom-line mentality

  • May be required to travel 10%

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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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Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Marketing/Communications