American Heart Associations
Overview 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. Responsibilities The Atlanta, GA office of the American Heart Association has an opening for a Development Specialist (Gala) . This position will focus on logistical and administrative support for two fundraising events - Heart Ball\/Gala and Go Red For Women Luncheon. Responsibilities will include all logistics for the event, securement of auction items, database management, financial reporting, assisting with creation of promotional materials, obtaining in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, and interacting with corporate sponsors, executive committee members, and individual donors. Primary functions to include : Planning and tracking of event logistics (i.e.: securing venue, reviewing vendor contracts and proof of insurance, van\/truck rentals) Managing and tracking direct and indirect event expenses Meeting deadlines for the development and management of respective annual budgets Volunteer recruitment and management Creating and\/or coordinating AHA materials and packets Managing and updating internal database systems (Greater Giving) Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements Securing auction items and in-kind donations Managing post-event feedback Supporting fundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks Position will require periodic travel throughout the designated markets with some evenings and weekends. Qualifications High School Diploma\/GED, Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) preferred 1 years of prior administrative and event planning and\/or non-profit experience Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, managing multiple territories simultaneously Attention to detail and drive for excellence Ability to recruit and train large groups of office and day-of-event volunteers Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Ability to work independently and sometimes irregular hours Ability to lift 20-30 pounds Willingness and ability to travel throughout the designated market on a frequent basis. Click on \u201cApply for this job online\u201d to submit your online application or \u201cLog back in!\u201d if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager 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. This position not a match with your skills?
American Heart Associations