American Heart Association (AHA)

Community Impact, Vice President-

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Jacksonville, Florida


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Vice President of Health Strategies serving the First Coast market. 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.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


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

  • In collaboration with the Director" id="link" class="link">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 Sustainable changes.

  • 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 American Heart Association 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, First Coast. 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.

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-FL-Jacksonville

Posted Date 13 hours ago (5/15/2023 4:57 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-10552

Job Category Health Strategies

Position Type Full Time

Location: FL-Jacksonville

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