American Heart Association (AHA)

Matching Gift Specialist

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Dallas, Texas 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.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Matching Gift Specialist in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas . The location of this position is remote and flexible.

In this role, you will be responsible for timelines and project-based work for all aspects of Matching Gifts. Responsible for multiple systems and customer relationship management databases. Responsible for researching, identifying, and completing Matching Gift opportunities across all Field Campaign activities. Responsible for ensuring data accuracy and reconciliation of systems.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepare and submit documentation for Matching Gift contributions as identified by original donor.
  • Manage timelines and provide Project Support to include daily, weekly, and monthly data imports/exports and reporting.
  • Provide Data Quality Support based on timeline for all event systems, vendor portals and tracking systems.
  • Develops understanding and knowledge of AHA Mission and goals to effectively communicate with donors. Participates in Mission Advancement team projects and initiatives are requested.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of experience providing administrative support for development teams in a nonprofit, hospital, research, or academic institution.
  • Two (2) years of experience working with corporate and community relations contacts.
  • One (1) year of Project Management experience
  • Ability to initiate support and collaborate with all levels of staff, prospects, volunteers, and donors.
  • Comprehensive ability to prepare written communications.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience in the following:
  • Understanding of philanthropic environment
  • Experience using donor relationship management software, such as BBCRM, Blackbaud, Dynamics, Tableau, and/or Raiser’s Edge
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.

  EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-TX-Dallas Posted Date 2 hours ago (1/25/2021 3:25 PM) Requisition ID 2020-5966 Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Dallas, TX American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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