American Heart Association

Development Coordinator

Location US-CA-Oakland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/24/2021 6:55 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Family Group
Fundraising/Direct Sales
Job Category
Administrative Support


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?


Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!


This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 has an excellent opportunity for a Development Coordinator to join our Bay Area Division!  As an integral member of the team, the Development Coordinator advances our lifesaving mission through the planning, coordination, and implementation of business operations and fundraising campaigns.  Through detailed data management, administrative and logistics coordination, organization, and planning, help us create outstanding experiences and make an extraordinary impact on the health and wellbeing of our communities. 


Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides a wide variety of skilled logistical, administrative, clerical and data management support to assigned core markets, ensuring all programs and office functions run efficiently. Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all staff, volunteers, and other external and internal customers.
  • Plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates fundraising events (virtual and/or in-person) including coordinating the logistics according to best practices, timelines, and budget. Procures necessary resources and in-kind donations.  Recruits, manages, and engages event volunteers.  Provides day-of-event support.
  • With the Business Development team, implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.
  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Creates correspondence and event collateral with precise attention to detail.
  • Responsible for accurate, timely processing of donations in accordance with established requirements and standards.
  • Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.

Want to help get your resume to the top?   Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Three (3) years + progressive work experience with:
    • Demonstrated track record in project management with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet specified timelines.
    • Demonstrated administrative expertise with complex clerical responsibilities and data management.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.
  • Ability to organize, plan and execute corporate events, both in-persona and digital experiences.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.  

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 



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.

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