Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Los Angeles, California


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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Manager to join our Los Angeles Division . This opportunity is a field based position with regular work remotely and in an office environment.

Under broad supervision, responsible for managing an assigned portfolio of donors and volunteers and stewardship events in support of overall achievement of campaign, market and regional goals. Collaborates with internal and external partners on communications, events marketing and Logistics, budget management and deliverables.

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.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


  • As a member of the Development team, responsible for developing donor relationships and coordinating strategic engagement and stewardship opportunities including day of event, Circle of Red and Cor Vitae donors and corporate and community-based activation opportunities. Primary focus is on stewarding and renewing $1,000 to $5,000 level donors. Designs and implements strategies for engagement, solicitation, stewardship and renewal of donors and volunteers with personalized communication and consistent follow-through.

  • Recruits and manages volunteer leadership committees related to auction and event planning/logistics. Manages procurement of auction items to strategically maximize Fundraising opportunities and donor engagement.

  • Supports sponsorship opportunities, focusing on cultivating and renewing table sponsors.

  • Serves as lead customer service contact for social market campaigns. Maintains regular communication and proactively identifies resources and solutions to provide optimal donor and volunteer experiences.

  • Ensures that appropriate resources and materials are available for campaign evaluations and team meetings, working with appropriate staff in determining the required information and preparing and distributing materials timely and accurately. Utilizes CRM systems and processes according to established standards.

  • Develops annual volunteer campaign plan and recruits, trains and manages volunteers.

  • Performs other functions as necessary to provide continuity and efficiency.


  • Demonstrated track record in donor and volunteer relations.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines with proactive communication, thorough planning and execution and allocating/providing resources, additional support or training.

  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to consistently maintain a professional, calm, and friendly manner in creating positive customer experiences externally and internally.

  • Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to identify potential issues that may impact organizational productivity and/or compliance and address proactively and timely.

  • Effective project management and Event Management skills in a dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders.

  • Experience in positively managing change including anticipating and championing organizational change, creating contingency plans, proactively considering short-term and long-term impact.

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

  • Knowledge of the American Heart Association’s standards and procedures.

  • Experience with sales or fundraising strategies.

  • Experience managing staff and volunteers.

Compensation & Benefits

Expected pay range will be $56,005 to $72,680. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. The American Heart Association reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets. 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-CA-Los Angeles

Posted Date 18 hours ago (5/12/2023 3:22 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-5877

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: CA-Los Angeles

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