The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Communications Coordinator (non-exempt/hourly) position in our Midwest Region located inMinneapolis/St. Paul, MN (Twin Cities). Under guidance of the Sr. Communications Director, provides support to a team of three (3), including AHA event(s) initiatives.
Develops and implements communications plans and events that promote American Heart Association initiatives and fundraising activities, through traditional, non-traditional and social media. Recruits and manages volunteers. Engages volunteers in our outreach. Assists with media advocacy priorities for state. Ensures branding compliance with the AHA/ASA brand and sub-brands. Provides communications counsel to local staff and volunteers.
Executes strategy for several campaigns/events within a territory (GRFW, CycleNation, Hard Hats with Hearts, Workplace Wellness Symposium, etc.) including earned media, social media, paid media, PSAs, messaging and storytelling. Serve as ambassador for AHA brand working closely with external volunteers, media, donors, sponsors and the general public.