American Heart Association Development Specialist in Houston, Texas

Development Specialist

Tracking Code

7816-415

Job Description

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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Specialist in our Houston office. The Development Specialist provides support, research and report development via Greater Giving and IQ4Biz, website development through Greater Giving; providing administrative support. Fundraising goal for this position is $50,000.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Data entry and tracking Corporate Relations

  • Provide administrative support through scheduling meetings, organizing mailings, and managing expenses.

  • Print and bind presentations for meetings.

  • Interact with corporate contacts via the phone and face to face.

  • Provide administrative and organizational support.

  • Benchmark our fundraising/giving opportunities against other organizations.

  • Assist in event/sponsorship activation.

  • Organize AHA account team contacts, sponsorship contacts, proposals, letters of agreement, sponsorship payments, presentations, and benefits delivered.

  • Perform administrative work to include file maintenance, data collection, data entry, and report generation (i.e. gross/net income and completed events), processing expense vouchers, managing check requisition process, and processing invoices.

Required Experience

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • 1+ years’ of experience in a similar role. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Able to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of meeting management.

  • Excellent verbal and written business communications skills.

  • Ability to anticipate and satisfy customer needs; to work independently and take initiative; to creatively and effectively solve problems; to meet and interact with all levels of AHA staff and volunteers.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, required knowledge of Greater Giving or similar donor database programs.

  • Ability to work evenings/weekends when necessary.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. 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.

Be sure to connect with us to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people #ExploreAHA and stay connected with what we do! You can also click here at http://www.heart.org/careers to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association.

Job Location

Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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