American Heart Association Business Development Coordinator, Heart Walk in Los Angeles, California

Business Development Coordinator, Heart Walk

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Job Description

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

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.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Coordinator with our Greater Los Angeles Division based in Los Angeles, California.

Under general supervision, coordinates and implements the logistics and administration of all phases of the Los Angeles County Heart Walk events, including the recruitment and management of volunteers, vendors and participants. Responsibilities include detailed project management; customer service; administrative and logistics coordination; data management; website and email campaign management. Ensures that Affiliate policies are carried out and goals are achieved in a timely, effective manner.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Manage logistics for day of event as assigned

  2. Recruit and manage volunteer committee to plan, implement logistics of Heart & Stroke Walk events and sponsorship benefits.

  3. Perform donor/fundraiser data entry and generate donor/fundraiser reports (use of Blackbaud, Luminate and Dynamics). Maintain corporate donor records; electronic and paper files.

  4. Manage annual Email Campaign for all events. Maintain external event websites as appropriate.

  5. Responsible for Heart & Stroke Walk administration, including, but not limited to correspondence, list management, flyer/poster creative, shipping materials, filing, collating and other logistics. Maintain corporate donor records; electronic and paper files.

  6. Assist with Heart & Stroke Walk events throughout the campaign year, including recruitment events, kick off and awards reception.

  7. Other duties and projects as assigned

Required Experience

  • Related experience of 1 to 3 years

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional manner in all dealings with customers, staff and others; ability to work in a team environment

  • Effective oral communication skills, including public speaking where necessary

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

  • Skill in providing excellent customer service

  • Effective written communication skills, including skill in proof reading for grammar and spelling, and effective business writing skills.

Job Location

Los Angeles, California, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

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