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American Heart Association Portfolio Advisor, Healthy Living in Dallas, Texas


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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Portfolio Advisor, Healthy Living at our office located in Dallas, TX.

In this role, you will be responsible for analyzing and identifying market driven opportunities to enhance and expand AHA’s Mission and impact goals within an assigned portfolio. Responsible for leading and communicating as the Portfolio Subject Matter Expert across Science, Advocacy, Quality & Systems Improvement, Corporate Relations, Mission Advancement and Community Health & Development departments. Responsible for partnering with Corporate Relations and Mission Advancement staff to drive revenue necessary to execute the Portfolio Mission, developing relationships that result in funding agreements to support priority needs. Responsible for directing the fulfillment of assigned Portfolio agreement(s) and contract(s) with Product Development and Portfolio Marketing teams.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Determines portfolio projects and priorities including fulfillment of funding agreements. Partners with sponsors, corporations, strategic alliances, volunteers or related funding organizations to build relationships, communicate status updates, and provide customer service.

  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert to facilitate Portfolio expansion and enhancement across the enterprise while working with Science, Advocacy, Quality & Systems Improvement, Community Health and Development, Mission Advancement and Corporate Relations and related departmentsto drive end-to-end customer solutions.

  • Communicates agreements with new partners to Resource Planning, Product Development and Customer Marketing for assignment and support. Leverage knowledge of related projects and programs to benefit from existing assets across portfolios.

  • Develops and retains knowledge base in assigned Mission Portfolio to understand and align portfolio management with customer and market needs.

  • Analyzes market trends and business relationships to align with assigned portfolio. Supports the development and execution of the portfolio business plan, reporting on progress and outcomes.

  • Identify and establish Portfolio teams to address product development, marketing campaigns, success measures and analysis of market response and reach.


Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related area or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum two years of experience in the related field

  • Experience in business development or account management

  • Experience in program development, planning and management

  • Experience in public health or non-profit services

  • experience building business cases, analyzing market trends and identifying innovative business opportunities

  • Ability to influence leadership without direct authority

  • Ability to communicate and present ideas across diverse audiences

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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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Requisition ID 2019-5018

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Job Category Marketing/Communications