American Heart Association Business Development Coordinator, Social Market in La Jolla, California

Business Development Coordinator, Social Market

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact everyday?

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.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Coordinator with our San Diego Division based in La Jolla, California.

Under general supervision this position coordinates activities and provides administrative, logistics and clerical support to ensure the effective operations of the San Diego Division. Responsible for supporting Social Market campaigns including Heart Ball and Go Red For Women and related events, managing various databases, maintaining/ updating information and producing a variety of routine and special reports as needed. Position is housed in the San Diego office with responsibilities for participating in overall office coordination to ensure excellent service to internal and external customers.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Provides a wide variety of skilled logistical, administrative and clerical support to assigned core markets, ensuring all programs and office functions run efficiently. Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all staff, volunteers and other external and internal customers.

  2. Coordinates logistics for Social Market events and provides day-of-event support as needed.

  3. Manages data related to Heart Ball and Go Red campaigns and events through the use of appropriate databases.

  4. Assists Office Manager when needed with operations procedures, including opening of mail, daily deposits, general ledger reports, monthly postage reports, journal adjustments, and Siebel database entry and data management for corporate and individual accounts.

  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

Minimum Requirements

  1. Advanced knowledge of database management including Excel.

  2. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows Programs (i.e., Word, Outlook) and basic graphic software (e.g., PowerPoint and Publisher, etc.)

  3. Office administration skills, including general clerical skills (e.g., filing, faxing, emailing, word processing, copying, telephone etiquette and operation).

  4. Effective written communication skills, including skill in proof reading for grammar and spelling, and ability to write proposals and professional correspondence.

  5. Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional but friendly manner in all dealings with staff, volunteers and potential sponsors; ability to work in a team environment with other staff is especially important.


  • Ability to work with professional and lay volunteers and staff with sufficient professional maturity, judgment, and initiative.

  • Ability to participate in meetings, work in a team environment and interact with all levels of staff, volunteers and public.

  • Ability to conceptualize, reason through problems, make effective decisions and develop alternative solutions.

  • Ability to operate typical office equipment, i.e., copier, printer, fax, telephone, postage machine, postage scale, etc.

  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs and transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings.

  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed to staff meetings, events and

Attracting talented, 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.

So are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Persons with disabilities


Job Location

La Jolla, California, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled