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American Heart Association Vice President, Health Strategies in St. Petersburg, Florida


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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Vice President of Health Strategies serving the Tampa Bay market.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Vice President of Health Strategies is a player/coach responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of community impact strategies across the market to achieve market health and revenue strategic goals.

Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • In collaboration with the executive director, VP of development, and health strategies consultants provides vision and direction for the markets unified health and revenue goals, specifically leading the execution of all community impact strategies. Effectively involves and informs internal and external partners, mobilizing action around clearly defined, shared goals.

  • Focus on eliminating health disparities through an equity-first lens. In collaboration with community partners, the VP of Health Strategies will lead the process of building and participating in collective impact campaigns throughout the local market.

  • Responsible for assessing the community health needs and developing, coordinating, and/or implementing community-wide strategies that focus on eliminating health disparities through proven-effective policies, systems, and environmental change approaches (PSEs.

  • As a player/coach, builds and executes strategy while also directly supervising community impact staff to achieve annual goals and objectives.

  • In conjunction with the executive director, responsible for the recruitment and engagement of medical and non-medical volunteer leadership that represents and provides the diversity, community influence, and personal affluence to champion the local market board of director’s revenue and health impact objectives.

  • Builds a network of volunteers and identifies appropriate external partners to drive meaningful engagement to advance AHA priorities and drive toward equitable health and wellbeing in the community. Leads local committee of volunteers.

In this role, you will report to the Executive Director, Tampa Bay. Daily travel within the market is required when it is safe to do so.


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:

  • 4 years of demonstrated ability in community/public health, or related field with 2 years of managerial experience.

  • Experience with collective impact campaigns preferred.

  • Proven ability to efficiently participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working toward common goals with internal and external clients.

  • Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority.

  • Self-motivated, highly effective organization and analytical skills, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills in assessing the local market environment and available resources to successfully implement new and existing programs.

  • Strong communication, presentation, and relationship-building skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage large projects and events ensuring deadline compliance.

  • Sales and/or fundraising experience a plus.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

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

To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.

Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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-FL-St. Petersburg

Posted Date 2 months ago (4/9/2021 3:37 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-5421

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Strategies

Location: St. Petersburg, FL