Specialist, Health Promotions (AZ #1718-99)

Job Type

Full Time




United States


The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Specialist, Health Promotions to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Health Promotions & 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 along with some assignments to provide support to outlying counties via in-person trips/meetings and support via phone and email. Work will be carried out through verbal, written assignments, and performance targets compatible with the purpose, goals and objectives outlined in the program of work. This is a grant-funded position.


-       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.

-       Collaborate with program staff and consultants on creating key media messages, social media and website content, and other educational tools.

-       Recruit, train, manage and guide ALAA volunteers and Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition members to support program staff in outreach, education, and other program activities.

-       Document critical steps in planning and managing the Smoke-Free Living Program.

-       Deliver presentations, educating select audiences on smoke-free living.

-       Plan and implement projects, such as STAND and Kick Butts Day events.

-       Utilize Salesforce database on a regular basis to conduct data entry and create/analyze reports.

-       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.

-       Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 

-       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. (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.  


The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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

Human Resources Department

American Lung Association

Email: alahr@lung.org

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V