Manager, Health Partnerships (CA #2122-03)

City: Bay Area
State: CA

The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Manager, Health Partnerships to join our incredible team in the California Region. Working as a member of the Advocacy and Public Policy 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 coordinating the Health Professionals for Clean Air and Climate Action online community to support our work in air quality and climate change advocacy. Responsible for building health professional engagement in federal and state level clean air and climate advocacy work. Reporting to the AVP, Patient Engagement this position helps support patient engagement outreach activities in western U.S. states. This position is grant-funded.

Responsibilities

  • Successfully meet grant deliverables and oversee grant activities
  • Assist with expanding the role of health professionals in advocacy and communications on cleaner cars and trucks standards, zero emission transportation funding, and renewable electricity policy.
  • Assist with organizing Health Professionals for Clean Air and Climate Action meetings
  • Engage health professionals in clean air and climate advocacy opportunities such as signing petitions, letters, Op Eds, Health Professional Declaration on Climate Change, and providing public testimony to advocate on lung health and air quality policies.
  • Prepare monthly Health Professionals for Clean Air and Climate Action newsletter.
  • Recruit and support health and medical professionals, as well as lung disease patients who are willing to share their stories with decision-makers and media; coordinate activities with local staff and Lung Association Leadership Boards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. 
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in clean air and climate public policy or advocacy-related work.
  • Proven ability to identify, recruit, and develop strong working relationships with health professionals, medical and health organizations, patients, and volunteers
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Experience in budget management, grant writing and grant management.
  • Experience working in a matrix environment a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interact effectively and tactfully with all levels of management
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve, thrive under pressure, perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional people skills and an ability to work effectively with diverse populations (economic, cultural, and social).
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and quality
  • Broad cultural competency
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. Also, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless approved for medical or religious exemption.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association
Email: [email protected]

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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