American Heart Association (AHA)

Sr. Product Development Manager

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Danbury, Connecticut


Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to 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 opportunity for a Sr. Product Development Consultant to join our team!

This position will work in a hybrid setting (in office 3 days a week) at our National Center office located in Dallas, TX!

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!


This individual will help develop new products and programs that supports continued growth and profitability. They will discover, develop and evaluate new product or program ideas, improvements or strategic extensions to existing products/programs, and translate research discoveries into usable and marketable products/programs. You will lead, plan and track all phases of the life cycle, from inception to introduction into the marketplace, working in collaboration with other teams (e.g., Development, Marketing, Sales/Fundraising) to ensure successful development and implementation. They will also operate as an internal consultant, advising and collaborating with other organizations on their new product and program ideas.

  • Senior-level professional responsible for supporting revenue growth through product/program development and/or enhancements.

  • Serves as a trusted Advisor to business leaders on industry and market trends, assessing strategic business opportunities and go-to-market plans.

  • Research and monitors business intelligence resources to maintain an overall understanding of the environment facing American Heart Association and to find opportunities and challenges. Conducts environmental scans, organization positioning analyses, and other studies, maintaining subject matter expertise in strategically relevant Association markets (e.g., health care implementation, technology-driven research and diagnosis, scientific/medical guideline derivative products, digital health, research business models). Operates with a Design-thinking mentality.

  • Develops product/program business plans & monitors achievement of objectives and impact of external/internal factors; evaluates performance against goals; leads projects to completion, working with internal leaders and involving external subject matter authorities, as needed.

  • Supports the development and utilization of Association intellectual property assets (e.g., products, services, Digital Media/communications) to support the organization’s mission, including available content for various markets. Facilitates the development and linking of business processes to handle content to meet market demand.

  • Identifies, investigates, evaluates, and negotiates collaborative development agreements, licensing opportunities, and strategic business alliances with 3 rd parties that align with the organization's long-range goals.


  • Requires advanced knowledge of the job area typically acquired through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical Project Management.

  • Requires ability and experience in communicating with senior executives and volunteers

  • Five (5) years of proven work experience

Preferred Experience:

  • MBA preferred

  • Knowledge and experience in Technology and Health Sciences domains preferred

  • Proven business analytics and consulting skills preferred

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.


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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/17/2022 5:34 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9172

Job Category Health Strategies

Additional Locations US-TX-Irving | US-TX-Fort Worth | Diversity Distribution US - Top 47

Position Type Full Time

Location: CT-Danbury

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