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American Heart Association Business Development Coordinator in Sacramento, California


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


As an integral member of the Sacramento Division team, the Business Development Coordinator is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, coordination and implementation of assigned fundraising campaign(s) and events in collaboration with internal and external partners to achieve overall goals. This includes providing detailed data management and reporting, administrative and logistics support and coordination of events. Responsibilities involve signficant organization and planning, attention to detail, timeline management and effective communication across team members.

Primary functions include:

  • Provides a wide variety of skilled logistics, administrative, clerical and data management support to assigned core markets, ensuring all programs and office functions run efficiently.

  • Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates fundraising experiences (digital and/or in-person) including coordinating the logistics according to best practices, timelines and budget. Procures necessary resources and in-kind donations.

  • Recruits, manages and engages event volunteers. Provides day-of-event support.

  • With the Business Development team, implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.

  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.

  • Ensures a high quality of service is provided to all staff, volunteers and other external and internal customers.

This position reports to the Vice President, Development and is based in the Sacramento office with the ability to temporarily work remotely as required by health and safety guidelines.


The successful candidate will be a collaborative self-starter with professional experience of 3 years or more that includes:

  • Demonstrated track record in project management with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet specified timelines.

  • Demonstrated administrative expertise with complex clerical responsibilities and data management.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.

  • Ability to organize, plan and execute corporate events

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified 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.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-CA-Sacramento

Posted Date 2 months ago (8/6/2020 11:30 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6147

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