American Heart Association Development Associate - Community & Corporate Impact Team in Oakland, California

Development Associate - Community & Corporate Impact Team

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Job Description

Temporary Position through June 2018

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 towards 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. We are an organization that has been recognized by the NonProfit Times as “One of the Best Non Profits to Work” year after year. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

This is a temporary assignment with our Greater Bay Area Division in support of our growing Community and Corporate Impact team . This interim opportunity is full-time up through June 2018 and offers a great learning experience for candidates interested in fundraising and event management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide detailed administrative, data management, event logistics, marketing and volunteer engagement support for CycleNation.Ride and Corporate Initiatives. This includes managing data and email campaigns (systems include Luminate, Dynamics, Informs).

  • Recruit and train interns and outreach volunteers to represent the campaign at cycling events, bring promotional materials to cycling businesses, create visibility on online calendars and track interest. Oversee event day volunteer recruitment and staffing.

  • Engage in participant recruitment, cultivation and follow-up.

  • Secure in-kind donations for assigned events.

  • Create video content, presentations and ROI templates.

  • Support Communications and Marketing, especially Social Media, outreach including Sprinklr posts and ROI analytics and reports. Maintains calendar of media public service announcements and cultivation events.

  • Track and report on traditional and social media engagement for identified sponsors.

  • Assist with Corporate Initiatives program deliverables including creating email templates and newsletters, program collateral, event coordination and day-of-event support.

  • Process invoices and effectively maintain assigned budgets.

Required Experience

We work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment to deliver the best results to our participants, volunteers and sponsors. Qualifications include a knack for details, a strong team and customer-service orientation, a “can-do” approach with the ability to complete projects on time and highly effective verbal and written communication skills.

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office is required; experience with In-design, iMovie, Final Cut Pro preferred.

NOTE: All applicants must apply via our on-line system. You will receive an automated response alerting you that your application has been received. Applicants who appear best qualified will be invited to participate in a video interview. All other resumes will remain in our database for future reference.

To view a complete listing of our open positions, please visit our website at at

The American Heart Association is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Persons with disabilities

Job Location

Oakland, California, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Administrative/Clerical

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled