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American Heart Association Impact Report Writer in Los Angeles, California


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 an Impact Report Writer in our Office of Funded Programs. This is a national, full-time, and remote position. The Impact Report Writer will manage the process required to prepare and submit timely, accurate, compelling, and polished reports to foundation, corporate, and individual donors. This includes maintaining a calendar of report deadlines; writing, preparing, and submitting reports on project deliverables and accomplishments; compiling all documents and program information required by funders; and tracking report submissions. The Impact Report Writer will also lead process improvement for impact reporting for the organization.

This position reports to the National Director, Funded Programs – Proposal and Reporting and will join an energetic, results-driven team. The American Heart Association offers programs to help maintain work/life balance. You will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as various other training and support mechanisms.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Independently conceptualize, write, design, and edit various high quality and compelling reports for foundation, corporate and individual donors of funded projects.

  • Maintain proficient knowledge and demonstrate passion for the AHA’s mission, history, and programs.

  • Coordinate the development of impact reports by establishing timelines that outline tasks, assignments, and deadlines. Meet all report deadlines and write reports that comply with funder requirements as well as AHA’s brand reputation and in-house style guides.

  • Collaborate with implementation leads and colleagues managing donor relationships to collect data, findings, and any relevant information needed to write and deliver impact reports.

  • Bring forth creative, critical, and analytical approach and ideas to planning sessions with colleagues and senior leadership.

  • Adapt easily to shifting priorities and unexpected deadlines.

  • Perform other duties as requested and including special projects as part of the Office of Funded Programs team.

  • This position is not responsible for financial reporting of funded projects. This position is not a fundraising position.


  • Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in public health, science, communications, journalism, creative writing, marketing, or relevant field.

  • 5 to 8 years of work-related experience as a grant proposal writer, technical writer, or a related role.

  • Strong written communication skills. Ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive reports.

  • Ability to adapt the tone and style of writing where necessary.

  • Ability to make technical information in the areas of science, public health, and clinical quality care resonate with as many readers as possible.

  • Strong editing skills.

  • Superior attention to detail; outstanding organization and prioritization skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong contributor in team environments.

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work effectively as a remote employee is required.

  • Flexibility in adapting to deadlines, changing schedules, priorities, and unpredictable events.

  • Solid understanding of MS Office Suite applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Canva and Project) Preferred Experience: Experience working in one of the following areas: nonprofit, science, clinical care, public health.

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-CT-Norwalk

Posted Date 1 month ago (7/5/2022 2:10 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-7996

Job Category Marketing, Communications & Public Relations

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution US - Top 47

Position Type Full Time

Location: CA-Los Angeles