(USA-TX-Dallas) Marketing Communications Manager – Temporary


**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** has an excellent opportunity for a **Marketing Communications Manager – Temporary** for our National Hypertension Control Initiative. **Location is flexible.**

***This is a benefits eligible, grant funded position with current funding through approx. 12/22/2023***

The Communications Manager devises, plans and implements marketing and communications strategies for assigned focus area(s). Plans may include press and promotional event planning and execution, development of public service campaigns, social media strategy, opinion/editorial content, webinars, live broadcasts, and other large and smale scale communications tactics.

**Essential Job Duties:**

+ Devises, plans and implements marketing and communications strategies for assigned focus area(s). Plans may include press and promotional event planning and execution, development of public service campaigns, social media strategy, opinion/editorial content other communications tactics.

+ Acts as primary point of contact for national news media organizations; includes researching, building and cultivating relationships with key news media representatives, reporters, or agency contacts to promote assigned initiative(s)

+ Writes news releases, boilerplates and template materials, news media advisories, letters-to-the-editor, blog posts, webinar and event scripts, key messages, social media posts, fact sheets and other appropriate promotional content to reach targeted audiences nationally and in assigned regions and market segments.

+ Collaborates with digital and social media team to create and execute comprehensive social media strategy including messages, shared media sites, web pages, and related public web channels. Manages web content and editing for assigned focus area.

+ Identifies, trains, and engages national spokespersons for specialized messaging for earned and owned media opportunities.

+ Cultivate project stakeholders to obtain story and content as needed

+ Identify and engage national and local partners and influencers to elevate and amplify campaign messaging.

+ Identify and manage contractors and agency partners as required to assist with the development and execution of marketing communications plans (translation, public relations, advertising, promotions) to targeted audiences and markets.

+ Ongoing collaboration and liaison with internal and external partners on projects to execute marketing and communications tactics.

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


+ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

+ Three (3) years of experience in earned media relations experience, writing news releases, developing owned media content, or other similar marketing communications activities

+ Three (3) years of experience developing and implementing focused marketing or communications campaigns

+ Project and budget management experience, including the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once

+ Proven experience working in a cross functional team

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Demonstrated success and experience developing targeted, culturally appropriate marketing communications plans designed to reach Hispanic and African American, Native American and/or Alaskan Native audiences and markets.

+ Prior experience in matrix organization

+ Read, write and speak Spanish fluently

+ Digital content management experience

**Compensation & Benefits**

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

+ **Compensation** – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

+ **Performance and Recognition** – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

+ **Benefits** – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

+ **Professional Development –** You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

+ **Work-Life Harmonization –** The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

+ **Tuition Assistance** – We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

**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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**Location** _US-TX-Dallas_

**Posted Date** _13 hours ago_ _(6/28/2023 5:19 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2022-8729_

**_Job Category_** _Marketing, Communications & Public Relations_

**_Position Type_** _Full Time_

**Location:** TX-Dallas

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