American Heart Association

  • Fundraising Associate - Youth Market

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 1:15 PM)
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    Fundraising/Direct Sales
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  • Overview

    Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

    Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

    This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.



    We have an excellent opportunity available to join our Youth Market Team.  Help us advance our mission of building longer, healthier lives by enthusiastically engaging students, parents, school administrators and other partners with the American Heart Association.  


    The Kids Heart ChallengeTM is anchored by two core events, jumping rope and basketball skills, with new cardio-pumping activities. Students develop heart-healthy habits through physical activity and learn the value of community service by raising funds for the American Heart Association to help kids with special hearts.


     In this full-time temporary position, the seasonal Youth Market Associate will lead school assemblies and presentations to create excitement and involve students in the Kids Heart Challenge!  Other responsibilities include providing assistance to schools throughout the assigned region and helping with administrative support, data management and donation processing.


    Extensive local travel is required.  We will train the selected candidate on how to deliver our life-saving message to schools.  This position may also perform order pickups and order entry as needed.


    This is a seasonal position from January up through March 2019.



    The successful candidate for this role has a passion for health and the energy, resourcefulness and customer-service orientation to inspire youth, teachers and volunteers to enthusiastic action.  Other qualifications include:


    ·       Demonstrated ability to adapt and present to a wide range of audiences from kindergarteners to teens and adults.

    ·       Strong customer service and teamwork orientation

    ·       Superior organizational, detail management and interpersonal skills

    ·       Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

    ·       Tremendous adaptability with ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of participating schools

    ·       Must have reliable transportation. Current driver’s license and insurance required.



    Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.


    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.


    This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association

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