American Heart Association Regional Communications & Digital Strategies Director in United States
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. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in October 2021.
We are looking to fill a Regional Communications & Digital Strategies Director in the Southeast region. In this role you will consult with select markets on sponsorship opportunities, community impact initiatives and social media opportunities. You will also ensure proper and consistent branding on social media channels and Web sites and assist with department and regional writing assignments and projects as needed. This position will also focus on developing and executing a creative strategy for Southeast local and regional Heart.org webpages.
Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
Consult with select markets on sponsorship opportunities; community impact initiatives and earned and social media opportunities.
Help fulfill public relations needs of corporate-sponsored programs. Pitch/place stories in traditional and non-traditional media as needed.
Work with rural market staff to ensure branding guidelines are followed locally
Assist with community markets with event’s digital components as needed
Manage the local web presence of the region, including all local heart.org pages, helping to maintain the brand and identity of the AHA
Serve as a liaison for SE Region to National Center on region’s web needs
Update web content as needed
Consult with and serve as a resource for region staff on web and digital issues; problem-solving and finding answers to questions as they arise
Serve as a backup to the regional Creative Director for basic design needs
Write articles for EVP communications and region’s internal communications channels as needed
Proofread materials and articles as needed
In this role, you will report to Vice President Communications and Marketing.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Want to move your resume to the top and have the opportunity to become a “ Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives ”? Here are some of the requirements:
Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism, or related field; or equivalent work experience.
Minimum of 2-5 years of work experience in communications, public relations, digital communications, marketing or journalism or any equivalent combination of training and work experience.
Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American Heart Association staff, volunteers, and the public.
Exception skills in written and oral communications, including business writing, news writing/editing for print and broadcast.
Proficiency working in a web Content Management System (CMS), Sitecore experience is preferred. HTML proficiency is a plus.
Proficiency in graphic design using Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign and a practical understanding of print production, web design, and electronic content is a plus.
Experience managing social media accounts. Digital and social media advertising is a plus.
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.
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 Diversity Distribution Southeast
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/9/2021 1:07 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-7137
Job Family Group Marketing & Communications
Job Category Marketing, Communications & Public Relations