Advocacy/Lobbying, Medical & Health, Volunteer Management
4 Year Degree
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education Team you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.
In this role, you will be responsible for implementing smoke-free living projects and initiatives. Overall project goals focus on influencing policy change toward increased smoke-free living environments, including multi-family apartment communities. This is a statewide project with some assignments to provide support to outlying counties via in-person trips/meetings and support via phone and email. This is a grant-funded position.
Supervise program staff, build effective relationships among employees, and foster a spirit of collaboration and mission.
Conduct outreach and develop relationships with decision-makers, such as property managers and other stakeholders in the multi-family housing (MFH) market.
Educate stakeholders on issues around smoke-free housing in one-on-one meetings or larger events.
Coordinate support for multi-family community stakeholders as they adopt smoke-free policies.
Work closely with and support strategic partners engaged in smoke-free efforts.
Assist in development of educational and promotional materials aimed at audiences, such as multi-family community managers or residents.
Assist the Director, Health Promotions with the grant writing process to secure funding, as necessary.
Collaborate with program staff and consultants on creating key media messages, social media and website content, and other educational tools.
Recruit, train, coordinate and guide volunteers to support program staff in outreach, education, and other program activities.
Document critical steps in planning and managing the program.
Deliver presentations, educating select audiences on smoke-free living.
Utilize Salesforce database on a regular basis to conduct data entry and create/analyze reports.
Planned travel required, including to rural counties.
Other duties, as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Minimum of two years of experience in health program management required.
Experience in working with volunteers and in tobacco control strongly preferred.
Excellent communication—written, oral, and presentation skills.
Experience in developing and delivering persuasive presentations.
Computer literate with working knowledge of Internet, Microsoft Office products and databases.
Strong awareness of community resources geared toward those with chronic disease.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to organize, multi-task, and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
Bi-lingual Spanish and English preferred.
Must have daily access to an automobile for local field activities.
Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required. Must have a valid Driver’s license.
Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies)
Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.
To apply send cover letter and resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):
The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Additional Salary Information: The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.
About American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: www.Lung.org.