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American Heart Association Development Coordinator in Omaha, Nebraska


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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Development Coordinator in our Midwest Affiliate office located in Omaha, NE.

The Development Coordinator will be supporting the Executive Director, Development Director (HW), Community Impact Director and Communication Director. Supporting the team for overall planning and implementation of the events to ensure company growth as directed by the Executive Director and Development Directors, and support the leadership strategy, kickoff session/event and wrap around events. #LI-CS1

Major Responsibilities:

  • As assigned, develop an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals, budget, timelines for events and event(s) logistics for two Heart Walk events.

  • As assigned, complete company goal setting worksheets and prioritizes companies by their potential.

  • Assist in developing relationship-building strategies to include making personal visits on as needed basis.

  • Establish and maintain superior customer service relations with sponsors, volunteers and donors by providing professional and friendly assistance within best practice guidelines, with proactive resolution of issues or needs.

  • Keep current with the Region budget numbers and accounting practices and is responsible for coding external billings, check requests and other Finance activities as directed.

  • Keep informed of current AHA-related news, and communicate with team members via communication tools provided within affiliate and national guidelines for use of these tools.

  • Maintain and process reports and forwards them to appropriate staff in a timely manner. This includes KPI reports for events.

  • Develop, oversee and/or assist in the development of event brochures, invitations, flyers, “action alerts,” newsletters and other materials as needed. Manages the distribution of materials for activities in the region.

  • Maintain an orderly filing system for correspondences, minutes and other documents.

  • Develop, input, and maintain information in appropriate computer software programs.

  • Develop and maintain sufficient inventory of department materials.

  • Attend all meetings and training mandated or approved by supervisor.

  • Utilize existing national and regional materials, products and recruitment tools.

  • Assist in keeping website current by sending information about activities and events to appropriate point person.

  • Weekly knowledge of ongoing operations in assigned activities.

  • Ensure that divisions and activities function within the parameters of American Heart Association and Midwest Region policy.

  • Willingness to accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.


Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED. College degree or some college a plus.

  • Minimum two year’s work experience in special event management or project coordination experience, preferably with a voluntary health agency.

  • Experience in event planning, organizing, consultation and event management preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising principles, practices, techniques and trends.

  • Demonstrated ability to attract, recruit and manage volunteers.

  • Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Ability to objectively evaluate, make effective decisions and develop alternative solutions.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American Heart Association staff, volunteers and the public. This includes ability and willingness to build and nurture relationships within and outside the American Heart Association. This also includes the ability to work cooperatively with others to leverage resources to achieve common goals.

  • Ability to be diplomatic, self-motivated, resourceful, tactful and flexible.

  • Knowledge of and skill in report preparation, proofreading and attention to detail.

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly.

  • Proven background and willingness to work in an atmosphere requiring flexibility and change.

  • Access to reliable transportation and ability to maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

  • Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events.

  • Must pass background check.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.Attracting talented, 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.

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-NE-Omaha

Posted Date 1 month ago (12/17/2019 6:41 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-5487

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

Location: Omaha, NE