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Manager, Health Promotions (AZ #1819-68)

City: Phoenix

State: Arizona

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. Most work will take place in Maricopa County with some travel statewide to provide support to outlying counties via in-person trips/meetings. This is a grant-funded position.


  • Supervise   program   staff, build   effective   relationships   among   employees, and foster   a   spirit   of collaboration and mission.
  • Supervise the program activities pursuant to the goals for the Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition initiative, including, but not limited to, special events, coalition development, community education, data collection and management, management of the Arizona Smoke-Free Living website, public relations, media plan, and evaluation.
  • Conduct outreach and develop relationships with decision-makers, such as property managers and other stakeholders in the multi-family housing (MFH) market, when necessary.
  • Assist the Director, Health Promotions with   the   grant   writing   process   to   secure   funding   from   the   Arizona   Department   of   Health Services/Maricopa County Department of Public Health and additional funding resources, as necessary.
  • Submit progress reports including accomplishments, program activities, progress on grant deliverables, and other projects to the Director, Health Promotions.
  • Educate stakeholders on issues around smoke-free housing in one-on-one meetings or larger events.
  • Work with staff to 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.
  • 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 ALA volunteers and Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition members to support program staff in outreach, education, and other program activities.
  • Work with staff to document critical steps in planning and managing the Smoke-Free Living Program.
  • Deliver presentations, educating select audiences on smoke-free living, when necessary.
  • Work with staff to plan and implement projects, such as STAND and Kick Butts Day events.
  • Utilize Salesforce database on a regular basis and serve as System Administrator to conduct data entry, create/analyze reports, and ensure data integrity.
  • Travel required, including to rural counties.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 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, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of 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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