American Heart Association Business Development Coordinator in Los Angeles, California


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.


Under general supervision, coordinates and implements the logistics and administration of all phases of the Los Angeles County Heart Walk events, including the recruitment and management of volunteers, vendors and participants. Responsibilities include detailed project management; customer service; administrative and logistics coordination; data management; website and email campaign management. Ensures that Affiliate policies are carried out and goals are achieved in a timely, effective manner.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Lead on logistics implementation and management of Event Production Company relationship, strategy and accoutability to the logistics execution of Heart Walk Event of Heart & Stroke Walk events and sponsorship benefits.

  2. Perform donor/fundraiser data entry and generate donor/fundraiser reports (use of Blackbaud, Luminate and Dynamics). Maintain corporate donor records; electronic and paper files.

  3. Manage annual Email Campaign for all events. Maintain external event websites as appropriate.

  4. Responsible for Heart & Stroke Walk administration, including, but not limited to correspondence, list management, shipping materials, filing, collating and other logistics. Maintain corporate donor records; electronic and paper files.

  5. Assist with Heart & Stroke Walk events throughout the campaign year, including recruitment events, kick off and awards reception.

  6. Assist event directors in preparing for committee meetings as needed. Attend committee meetings and record minutes. Arrange for meeting space, room set-up, meals, equipment, etc.

  7. Manage logistics for day of event as assigned.

  8. Assist with recruiting and managing My Heart. My Life. volunteer committee

  9. Manage Heart & Stroke Walk teams, as assigned

  10. Create flyers and other collateral, as needed for events

  11. Other projects as assigned


Minimum Requirements

  1. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access

  2. Office administration skills, including general clerical skills (e.g., filing, typing, copying, telephone etiquette and operation)

  3. Effective written communication skills, including skill in proof reading for grammar and spelling

  4. Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional manner in all dealings with customers, staff and others; ability to work in a team environment

  5. Ability to keep all work-related information confidential as necessary

  6. Knowledge of AHA statistics and ability to research all AHA on-line resources for information requested by media and curious and concerned lay-people

  7. Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

  8. Ability to work some nights and weekends, as assigned

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Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical