American Heart Association Project Manager, Affiliate Development in Los Angeles, California

Project Manager, Affiliate Development

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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 Project Manager located in our Los Angeles office.

The Project Manager is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of strategies and tactics to support the Western States Affiliate's goals and objectives. Includes the development, coordination and communication of resources and tools including reporting and training to support these functions. Serves as a resource for identified project teams. Works actively and collaboratively to ensure timely, quality completion of projects and proactively plans for how to most effectively achieve functional goals and objectives. Interfaces with volunteers throughout the execution of the projects and strategies determined by the team. Works on special projects as assigned.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Affiliate Development Officers including: managing calendars; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; researching and compiling information and materials for meetings.

  2. Manages and coordinates assigned projects ensuring that all documents adhere to AHA policies and guidelines. Coordinates resources and communication to ensure that all internal and external stakeholders are informed and involved as needed for optimal achievement of project deliverables.

  3. Manages department tools and resources to support affiliate efforts to effectively build and sustain fundraising capacity.

  4. Serves as a resource in developing and preparing presentation and training materials; proposals and materials.

  5. Manages customer information within computerized databases in accordance with established guidelines including data entry and report generation and preparation in a timely, accurate, efficient manner.

  6. Other projects as assigned.

Required Experience

  1. High School graduate, with two year college degree preferred, supplemented by additional related course studies.

  2. 3-5 years administrative office experience.

  3. Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment independent of direct supervision.

  4. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and maintain accurate records

  5. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word Outlook, Internet; Access and related computer applications.

  6. Ability to be diplomatic, self-motivated, resourceful, tactful and flexible.

  7. Ability to write well and communicate verbally in an effective manner.

  8. Ability to maintain working relationships with staff and volunteers and to relate to them in an effective and ethical manner.

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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Job Location

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled