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American Heart Association Part Time Editorial Assistant in Dallas, 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.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in October 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Part Time Editorial Assistant in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

This role will manage the production process for Connections—the quarterly membership newsletter magazine that features news and articles from the 16 Scientific Councils. The Part Time Editorial Assistant will work with volunteers and AHA staff members to ensure the newsletter includes everything appropriate to make it comprehensive and noteworthy.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Determining front articles, obtaining content and images, submitting them for science and editorial review

  • Coordinating content for design, reviewing proofs, posting final versions online

  • Creating bulk emails to send to all members and tracking all expenses.

  • Work with the volunteers that work with the newsletter for each of the 16 scientific councils to ensure the appropriate and accurate information gets included in each quarterly newsletter.

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or a related field

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in print marketing, design, and delivery

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, Word, Excel PPT and Outlook

  • Ability to work independently with excellent time management skills

  • Knowledge of managing budgets

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with staff and present to management effectively using excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and strong attention to detail

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

  • Photoshop and other design type of software experience

  • Medical writing and/or editing

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-Dallas

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/11/2021 10:42 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-7407

Job Family Group Marketing & Communications

Job Category Science & Research

Location: Dallas, TX