American Heart Association (AHA)

Development Coordinator (Event Administrative Support)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania Overview 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. Responsibilities Are you ready to put your dynamic administrative skills to work? If so, take your career to Heart and join our hardworking staff as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. We are looking to fill a Development Coordinator position that will support our critical fund-raising events in the Lehigh Valley, PA market. Your Key Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): Event Logistics:
  • coordinating event materials (invitations, brochures, tribute journals, gift bags);

  • preparing attendee list and tracking registration;

  • working with vendors;

  • obtaining required permits;

  • attending assigned events to help with set-up and tear down;

  • acting as contact person at event site on event day;

  • working as part of a team to ensure all event related items are completed in a timely manner.

Administrative and Data Management:
  • Data Entry into Event Management systems;

  • processing invoices and payments;

  • preparing correspondence, spreadsheets, informational materials and reports;

  • providing administrative support to directors and event committees including meeting minutes and other support as needed.

In this role, you will be based in our Lehigh Valley, PA office and will report to the Director" id="link" class="link">Executive Director. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the required functions.) Qualifications If you would like to join our team and be a “ Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives ”, review the preferred skills and experience below:
  • while a college degree or some college preferred, you will need at least a high school diploma or GED;

  • having intermediate to advanced skills in Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint will be important to completing your tasks;

  • you should have strong Database Management experience;

  • experience supporting multiple directors and/or Fundraising events will be helpful;

  • you should feel comfortable working in a dynamic, time-sensitive environment;

  • able to prioritize and organize a heavy workload with minimal supervision;

  • having excellent Problem Solving, communication and customer service skills will help;

  • you convey a positive and professional image to internal and external customers;

  • ability to compose correspondence in a professional and visually appealing manner;

  • willing and able to travel to events and meetings;

  • willing to work outside of standard hours as needed, including weekends and some evenings as needed to support of events.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, the Heart U, as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. Salary/Benefits: Attracting hardworking, 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. Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. While we can only contact/interview those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. In most cases you can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your completed application. 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. to see other opportunities. Be sure to follow us on Twitter #TheAHALife EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-PA-Allentown Posted Date 2 hours ago (1/2/2020 9:15 AM) Requisition ID 2019-5534 Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales Job Category Administrative/Clerical Location: Allentown, PA American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.
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