American Heart Association

Development Coordinator

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2021 12:41 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-7624
Job Family Group
Fundraising/Direct Sales
Job Category
Administrative Support

Overview

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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Development Coordinator within our Western States Region based in Los Angeles, California.

 

Under general supervision, the Development Coordinator is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, coordination and implementation of assigned fundraising and health campaign(s) and events in collaboration with internal and external partners to achieve overall team and region goals with a primary focus on our Heart Ball and Heart Walk events.  This includes providing direct data management, administrative and logistics support to internal and external partners and involves significant organization and planning, attention to detail, timeline management and facilitating effective communication across team members. 


Due to the current pandemic, all AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home.  While offices are closed, daily travel is minimal and voluntary. There is no overnight travel currently. Offices will be reopening October 11, 2021.  On this date the position will resume to being based in the local office and work will continue in the field with donors, volunteers and partners as the job requires.  

Responsibilities

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.
  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines. Understands and interprets data to ensure that it is complete and accurate, identifying and addressing any gaps in a timely and self-directed manner.    
  • Responsible for accurate, timely processing of donations and mail in accordance with established requirements and standards.
  • With the direction of the Events Planning Manager and other internal partners, plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates fundraising and health events/programs (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.
  • Creates correspondence and event/program collateral with precise attention to detail and in accordance with AHA branding and other guidelines.
  • With the Division team, implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts, volunteer recruitment, management and recognition, and volunteer spokespeople, ensuring coverage and excellent customer relations.
  • Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals. Actively participates and contributes to meetings to support effectiveness, efficiency and continuous improvement.

 

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

Qualifications

  • Two (2) years’ 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:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 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? 

 

 


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.


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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