American Heart Association

Development Coordinator

Location Anywhere - Western States
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/13/2022 11:41 AM)
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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Development Coordinator, Centralized Support within our Western States Region. The location is flexible to locations within the Western States region with cost-effective access to travel across the territory served and convenient proximity to a major airport. 


Under general supervision, the Development Coordinator, Centralized Support is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, coordination and implementation of fundraising campaign(s), events, and operations for assigned markets to achieve overall team and region goals.  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. 


The Development Coordinator, Centralized Support will be responsible for building a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance the mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.  Provide timely direction, framework, and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities, and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization. Share meaningful opportunities for volunteers so they can utilize their passion to further the mission of the organization. Give recognition to volunteers for their efforts to help ensure their success and drive satisfaction.  Hold each other accountable, both volunteers and staff, while being accessible and build collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust.  Create a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue, and volunteerism goals for the organization. 


Essential Job Duties:

  • Coordinates and implements the logistics and administration of all phases of assigned campaigns including the recruitment and management of volunteers, vendors, and participants; detailed project management; customer service; administrative and logistics coordination; data management; website and email campaigns.
  • Provides administrative support to markets/offices/departments for ongoing and ad-hoc projects including data entry, reporting, processing of invoices, day-of-event support, issue resolution and other duties as needed for efficient, effective operations.
  • Manages customer, campaign and financial information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines. Protects the security of donor and financial information. 
  • Manages the daily operations of assigned division(s) in support of achieving the goals and objectives of the division(s).
  • Processes donations accurately and timely in accordance with established requirements and standards.
  • As needed, creates correspondence and event collateral with precise attention to detail.
  • 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:


  • Minimum 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
  • 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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