Patient Advocacy Coordinator

Job Ref: Global Heart Hub
Type: Full time, 1 year contract with the potential to extend the contract at the end of the year
Location: The GHH office is based in Galway. There is an opportunity to agree on a flexible working arrangement including working from home and a commitment to regular days in the office (e.g. 1 day per week).
Salary: Available on Request
Closing Date: No Longer Accepting Applications

Full Description


The Global Heart Hub is the first global non-profit organisation established to provide a voice for those affected by cardiovascular disease. We are an alliance of heart patient organisations, aiming to create a unified global voice for those living with or affected by heart disease.

The Global Heart Hub is a platform to share views, learn from each other’s best practice, unite on common advocacy goals, and share resources. We aim to increase awareness and understanding of the many heart conditions that exist, improve patient outcomes, enhance quality of life, and optimise longevity and healthy aging.

Global Heart Hub is now recruiting an experienced, creative Patient Advocacy Coordinator to join its team.

THE ROLE: The Patient Advocacy Coordinator will support the growth of GHH and will take the lead in planning and executing patient advocacy projects with the support of the wider team. They will act as the primary contact for internal and external stakeholders globally, including colleagues, patients, supporters, and experts in the clinical field. The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently and taking ownership of assignments and seeing them through to completion.

To succeed in this role, you will be a self-motivated, creative, strategic thinker with excellent writing and communication skills, and a genuine interest in the goals of the Global Heart Hub. You will have a minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in a project or programme coordination role including managing and working to budgets. The Patient Advocacy Coordinator will be a confident communicator with a creative mindset who can think of new strategies to engage with and represent people living with and affected by heart disease.

If you’re a confident self-starter with a successful track record of working with a variety of stakeholders and proven project management skills, we’d love to hear from you!


Please email [email protected] for the full job description, candidate information pack, and application details for this role. Please use the job title and name of the organisation you’re interested in as the subject of your email.

The recruitment campaign for the role of Patient Advocacy Coordinator is being managed exclusively on behalf of the Global Heart Hub by non-profit specialist recruitment consultancy CCI Executive Search.

Closing Date: 12pm on Monday, 22nd February 2021