American Heart Association (AHA)

Development Coordinator (School Engagement)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Tucson, Arizona


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Development Coordinator, School Engagement . This position will provide administrative support to our programs throughout Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, and Uta h. This is home office/local office and field based role and involves regular work performed from home, local office and remote locations for business meetings and events that can be outdoors. This position may involve frequent local travel during peak event season.

The Development Coordinator is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association's mission through providing administrative, Data Management and Logistics support of School Engagement campaigns and events in collaboration with internal and external partners to achieve overall team and affiliate goals. This includes providing expert support to internal and external partners and involves significant organization and planning, attention to detail, timeline management and facilitating effective communication across team members and external customers.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.

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  • Provides a wide variety of skilled logistical, administrative, clerical and data Management Support to assigned campaigns and events, ensuring team functions run efficiently and customer needs are met. Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all staff, volunteers and other external and internal customers.

  • Coordinates the servicing of participating and prospective schools including delivery and pick up of supplies and donations.

  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.

  • Creates correspondence and manages event/program collateral and supplies with precise attention to detail.

  • Responsible for accurate, timely processing of donations in accordance with established requirements and standards.

  • Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.

  • Perform kick off assemblies or other appearances at schools during events to promote the Fundraising.

  • Attend health fairs or other community events and meetings to help further the mission of the American Heart Association.


  • Demonstrated track record in project management with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet specified timelines.

  • Demonstrated administrative expertise with complex clerical responsibilities and data management.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.

  • Ability to organize, plan and execute programs.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to regularly lift supplies of up to 25 pounds.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.

  • Knowledge of the American Heart Association's mission and programs.

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the Career Development of all employees. This program provides Financial Assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for Health Equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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-AZ-Tucson

Posted Date 10 hours ago (7/20/2023 7:50 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-10907

Job Category Administrative Support

Additional Locations US-AZ-Tempe

Position Type Full Time

Location: AZ-Tucson

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