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American Heart Association Development Specialist Social - Estero, FL in Estero, Florida

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.

Responsibilities

The Estero, FL office of the American Heart Association has an opening for a Development Specialist social events (Heart Ball/Go Red for Women) . This position will focus on logistical and administrative support for the social fundraising events. Responsibilities will include all logistics for the event, securement of in-kind donation items, database management, financial reporting, assisting with creation of promotional materials, obtaining in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, and interacting with corporate sponsors, executive committee members, and individual donors.

Primary functions to include:

  • Planning and tracking of event logistics (i.e.: securing venue, reviewing vendor contract sand proof of insurance, van/truck rentals)

  • Managing and tracking direct and indirect event expenses

  • Meeting deadlines for the development and management of respective annual budgets

  • Volunteer recruitment and management

  • Building and/or coordinating AHA materials and packets

  • Managing and updating internal database systems (Greater Giving)

  • Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements

  • Securing in-kind donations

  • Managing post-event feedback

  • Supporting fundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks

  • Position will require periodic travel with-in the designated markets with some evenings and weekends.

  • Creation and management of Heart Ball program book

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) preferred

  • 1+ years of prior administrative and event planning and/or non-profit experience

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, managing multiple territories simultaneously

  • Attention to detail and contribute to excellence

  • Ability to recruit and train large groups of office and day-of-event volunteers

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

  • Ability to work independently and sometimes irregular hours

  • Ability to lift 20-30 pounds

  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the designated market a frequent basis.

Attracting hardworking, 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.

To view a complete listing of our open positions, please visit our website at: HEART.org/careers Benefits include comprehensive health benefits, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 12 paid holidays per year, paid time off, flexible spending accounts and a Fit-Friendly work environment. #LI-KB1

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified 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.

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Requisition ID 2019-4962

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

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