American Heart Association Development / Event Specialist GRFW Tampa in St. Petersburg, Florida

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

The St. Petersburg, FL office of the American Heart Association has an opening for a Development / Event Specialist . This position will focus on logistical and administrative support for one fundraising events ( Go Red for Women Luncheon ). 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 contracts and 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 updating internal database systems (Greater Giving/Dynamics)

  • Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements

  • Managing post-event feedback

  • Supporting fundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks

  • Coordinating other sponsor activation events throughout the year

  • Position will require periodic travel throughout the designated markets and some evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications

  • 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)

  • Ability to work independently and sometimes irregular hours

  • Ability to lift 20-30 pounds

  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the designated market on a frequent basis.

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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Requisition ID 2019-3855

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

Additional Locations US-Florida