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American Heart Association Development Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee


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 American Heart Association office in Nashville, TN has an opening for a Development/Event Specialist . The Specialist will primarily be responsible for logistical and administrative support relating to key fundraising events .


Primary functions to include:

  • Working with fundraising directors to activate and ensure all sponsor assets are fulfilled

  • Responsible for facilitating the creation and ordering of print materials, banners, invitations, etc.

  • Planning of event and / or meeting logistics (i.e.: securing venue, decorations, food, reviewing vendor contractsand proof of insurance, van/truck rentals, permits, vendor negotiations, day-of direction and management, etc.)

  • Recruiting, training and managing logistics volunteers. Building relationships with logistics volunteers and providing consistent communication to ensure volunteer retention

  • Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements, as well as compiling and updating event related financialspreadsheets and statistics for territory

  • Securing auction items and in-kind donations

  • Managing and tracking event expenses

  • Creating and/or coordinating AHA materials and packets

  • Managingpost-event feedback

  • Supporting fundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks, including data entry utilizing Greater Giving and Blackbaud software systems

  • Administrative duties such as creating and preparing correspondence and meeting documents, making calls to schedule meetings, etc.

  • Position will require periodic travel throughout the designated market


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

  • 2 years of prior event planning and/or non-profit experience

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

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Ability to work independently and sometimes irregular hours

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks/detail oriented

  • Ability to lift 20-30 pounds

  • Willingness and ability to travel periodically throughout the surrounding metro market#LI-AS1

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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Location US-TN-Nashville

Posted Date 2 months ago (12/12/2019 9:12 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-5449

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

Location: Nashville, TN