American Heart Association Development Specialist - Macon/Columbus, GA in Atlanta, Georgia
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.
The Atlanta, GA office of the American Heart Association has an opening for a Development / Event Specialist for Five (5) event in Three (3) cities . This position will focus on logistical and administrative support for a major fundraising event(s). Responsibilities will include 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 contractsand 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 (External Partners)
Creating and/or coordinating AHA materials and packets
Managing and updatinginternal database systems (Blackbaud/TeamRaiser)
Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements
Supportingfundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks
Position will require periodic travel throughout the designated markets and some evening and weekend hours. (Columbus, Macon, Athens and Atlanta, GA)
The new hire can be remote/home office but will have periodic travel to Atlanta office during their training period and during the year while prepping for events. They may also be asked to help with some tasks surrounding Atlanta events from time to time.
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 drive for 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, Adobe Suites, Publisher)
Ability to work independently and sometimes irregular hours
Ability to lift 20-30 pounds
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.
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Requisition ID 2019-4931
Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales
Job Category Administrative/Clerical
Additional Locations US-GA-Macon | US-GA-Columbus