American Heart Association (AHA)

Temporary Communications Specialist-

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Irving, Texas


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.

We're hiring a temporary Communications Specialist in Dallas, TX.

This is a temporary position with an end date of August 18, 2023. In this part-time role, you will be working 20 hours per week. This is an office-based position that offers a hybrid schedule. Our office is located in Irving, TX.

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


The Temporary Communications Specialist is responsible for assisting the communications team in planning and implementing the Marketing and communications efforts to promote community programs, development, and event efforts.

Specific projects will include the planning and Logistics for the Dallas Heart Walk, assisting the Regional Event Planning Director with the creation and implementation of market event toolkits, as well as working with the Senior Region Marketing Communications Director in curating and driving digital content for the SouthWest region.

Some of the skills acquired include:

  • Experience working with and handling media relationships

  • Understanding of communications planning and execution to promote non-profit programs

  • Improved written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience working in a professional environment

  • Experience working with corporate branding

  • Opportunity to expand personal portfolio

  • Increase knowledge of non-profit landscape

  • Opportunity to develop a full scope strategic communications plan

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:


  • Effective oral, written and presentation communication skills

  • Knowledge of AP style writing

  • Understanding of corporate social Media Management

  • Ability to work professionally in corporate and non-profit environments

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office programs preferred

  • Minimum availability of 20 hour per week

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-Irving

Posted Date 49 minutes ago (4/27/2023 10:03 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-9992

Job Category Administrative Support

Position Type Part Time

Location: TX-Irving

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