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American Heart Association Resource Mobilisation Manager - Reach in Washington, District Of Columbia


This position is posted for Reach to stop rheumatic heart disease - Each year, more than 300,000 people die from rheumatic heart disease (RHD). The burden is greatest in the most productive years of life for those who can least afford it. The absolute burden of disease, the social effect, economic cost and the abject inequality of RHD demand urgent global action.


Reach has an excellent opportunity for a Resource Mobilisation Manager located in Washington, D.C.

Please forward resume and cover letter (maximum one page) to Jeremiah Mwangi – . Accepting applications for this position through August.

The Reach Resource Mobilisation Manager is responsible for the coordination, planning, development, and delivery of a fundraising strategy to mobilize resources for the delivery of Reach’s programs. The role is responsible for the analysis and management of all fundraising channels and activities, ensuring long-term and flexible resources for Reach.

  • Manage the AHA/Reach partnership to tackle RF/RHD

  • Support the delivery of the partnerships objectives by preparing and completing action plans; managing the relationship between the two partners; Ensuring projects meet deadlines

  • Support, draft and coordinate proposal development and submission

  • Provide advice on institutional donor requirements and private foundations including reporting timelines and expectations

  • Network and liaise with key donors

  • Advise leadership on potential funding opportunities and changes in donor priorities

  • Support the drafting of external reports and work with programme team to finalize these in accordance with donor requirements and timelines

  • Ensure programmatic success stories are effectively communicated through Reach communication channels


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline

  • Minimum of 5 years project management and fundraising work experience in global health or international development

  • Proven ability to draft fundraising proposals from conception to submission

  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently, be innovative and creative

  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (written and verbal)

  • Experience liaising with senior level management and governing boards

  • Demonstrate strong facilitation, negotiation and networking skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Influencer

  • Strategic

  • Organized

  • Detail-orientated

  • Creative

  • Build collaborative relationships

  • Interest in global health

  • Experience working within a global health organization

  • Some travel to meetings will be required

  • Some afterhours work may be required

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Requisition ID 2019-4857

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Health Services

American Heart Association
Equal Opportunity Employer