American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization in the United States that funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

American Heart Association Texas, USA
Jul 05, 2019
Internship
Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an   extraordinary impact   every day? Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely. This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact. Responsibilities The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a  Temporary Internship  in our Health Equity team located in Dallas, TX. In this role, you will be responsible for providing operational support to the Strategic Alliances and Partnership teams, including research, initiative support, reporting, as well as event planning and management. Responsible for participating in business strategy planning, initiative execution, meeting planning and management, volunteer development and partnership curation. Essential Job Duties Schedule and manage logistics for meetings and teleconferences Plan and execute projects assigned by lead to ensure timely completion Manage reporting/analytics for projects as needed Keep up to date with trending topics and innovations regarding social determinants of health and diversity Manage time sheets, expense reports and other AHA process driven activities and systems Coordinate bulk mailing/shipping for program/initiatives, electronic and paper file management Qualifications Minimum Qualifications College student or recent college graduate with emphasis in Communications, Public Health, Business, Marketing, Project Management or equivalent Understanding of the multicultural audience Experience/comfortableworking with technology, with proficient computer literacy with MS Office Suit Strong project management and/or organizational skills including problem solving techniques. Must be flexible in ability to handle multiple projects including unexpected projects and urgent deadlines Demonstrated competence and success in prior assignments, and personal integrity are required Superb oral and written communication skills with professional business presentation skills Proven ability to meet and interact with the all levels of AHA staff, public, national volunteers and external vendors; strong interpersonal skills 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.