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American Heart Association Development Coordinator in Tempe, Arizona


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.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Coordinator supporting our Social Market events for our Greater Phoenix Division located in Tempe, Arizona.

The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities and provides logistical, administrative and clerical support to the Greater Phoenix Heart Ball and other assigned campaigns. The role is responsible for managing various logistical and clerical aspects for the Social Market Team as they directly relate to the Heart Ball campaigns, including but not limited to Auction Management, database compliance, Volunteer Committee and Sponsorship activities, logistics and producing a variety of communications, routine and special reports as scheduled.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides a wide variety of skilled logistics, administrative and clerical support to assigned core markets, ensuring all programs and office functions run efficiently.

  • Manages silent auction procurement and in-kind donations.

  • Works collaboratively with and assists Director and volunteers with event logistics and day of execution.

  • Responsible for follow-up with sponsors to ensure proper receipting and payment.

  • Manage and negotiate with vendors as they relate to printing, invitation and program development, etc.

  • Creates and maintains Auction Pay database information events.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced knowledge of database management including Excel.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows Programs (i.e., Word, Outlook) and basic graphic software (e.g., PowerPoint and Publisher, etc.)

  • Office administration skills, including general clerical skills.

  • Effective written communication skills, including skill in proof reading for grammar and spelling, and ability to write proposals and professional correspondence.

  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional but friendly manner in all dealings with staff, volunteers and potential sponsors; ability to work in a team environment with other staff is especially important.

  • Ability to keep all work-related information confidential as necessary.

  • Knowledge of AHA statistics and ability to research all AHA on-line resources for information requested by media and curious and concerned lay people.

  • Knowledge of graphic layout programs a plus.

  • Results oriented phone solicitation and follow-up for assigned projects.

  • Demonstrate ability to organize and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate on a regular basis with internal and external partners on projects as needed.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of the AHA’s standards and procedures.

  • Experience in a non-profit organization with responsibility for volunteer and donor engagement.

  • Technology background helpful; ability to identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues with equipment and tools utilizing available resources as needed.

  • Experience in a wide variety of work settings helpful to demonstrate ability to navigate varied work situations.

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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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-AZ-Tempe

Posted Date 5 months ago (7/16/2019 7:08 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-4707

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical

Location: Tempe, AZ