American Heart Association Event Specialist in Hollywood, Florida
Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career!
The American Heart Association has an opportunity for an Event Specialist in Hollywood, FL. In this position, you will coordinate logistics for major fundraising events, in person and/or virtual events. Responsibilities will also include prioritizing and motivating volunteers, assisting with logistics of auxiliary fundraising events, coordinating event administration, schedules, and meetings; controlling inventory/implementation of marketing, presentation, or fundraising materials, and preparing financial or operations reports. You will also be responsible for ensuring sponsorship fulfillment of benefits, securing, and coordinating all vendor relationships, and ensuring AHA policies and procedures for events are followed.
The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.
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Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
Coordinate and collaborate with vendors or volunteers to execute logistics for a large fundraising event or multiple smaller events such as Heart Walk, Go Red for Women Luncheon, and Heart Ball, including infrastructure, lighting, sound, food, and beverage, etc.
Prepare, edit and maintain fundraising materials and presentations as well as event collateral and marketing material.
Coordinate the vendor contract process for assigned events to ensure that each site is following American Heart Association best practices, guidelines, and procedures. Track vendors’ adherence to contractual obligations and perform as agreed upon. Coordinate logistics for auxiliary events and virtual events.
Virtual Event Production – collaborate with staff and volunteers to conduct virtual core events (Heart Walk, Go Red for Women Luncheon, Heart Ball and Cycle Nation) including volunteer/speaker coordination, production support, technical guidance, and coordination with communications to conduct successful events. Pre and post events also apply.
Ensure accuracy and adherence to the latest policies and practices of the AHA as they relate to fiscal and event financials. Ensure expenses for events are coordinated with the Data Specialist Team. Monitor event budget. Coordinate and track invoicing, expenses, and peripheral accounts for event. Prepare and distribute reports as requested.
Prepare and communicate schedules and meetings, and ensure deadlines are met. Ensure markets are meeting deadlines for successful event production.
Train volunteers and run assignments on-site during event. Act as volunteer liaison.
Travel will be required to events in assigned territory.
In this role, you will report to the Event Specialist Manager and will work with a team of fundraisers to lead logistics for events in Greater Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The ideal candidate would live in Hollywood, FL.
Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:
High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) preferred.
1+ years of prior administrative support experience in related environment; broad knowledge and understanding of event management.
Excellent attention to detail, organization of workflow and calendars, verbal, and non-verbal communication with highly effective organizational and time management skills.
Ability to prioritize and develop solutions for effective decision making.
Ability to work independently, prioritize and handle multiple tasks while managing multiple territories simultaneously.
Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook.
Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends.
Ability and willingness to travel periodically throughout assigned geographical territory.
Ability to lift 30 lbs and willingness to drive rental truck.
Preferred Qualifications (not required)
Proficient in Canva
Bilingual in Spanish and English
Compensation & Benefits
The AHA is committed to making an investment in each employee. Below are our main components of the total rewards package we offer. Visit our Rewards & Benefits (add hyperlink) section to see more detailed information.
Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments as needed.
Performance and Recognition – Employees are rewarded for achieving success in the form of merit increases and incentive programs based on type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, and a robust retirement program that include an employer match and automatic contribution. To further emphasize our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program, and telemedicine and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You will have the opportunity to join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the AHA’s national online university that provides over 100,000 resources delivered in a variety of formats to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work/Life Satisfaction – The AHA offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days increase based on seniority level. You will also have 12 paid holidays off each year.
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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Posted Date 1 month ago (8/31/2022 10:11 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-8602
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time