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Development / Event Specialist GRFW Tampa

St. Petersburg, FL, USASt. PetersburgFLUSA
Full-time

The St. Petersburg, FL office of the American Heart Association has an opening for a Development / Event Specialist . This position will focus on logistical and administrative support for one fundraising events ( Go Red for Women Luncheon ). Responsibilities will include database management, financial reporting, assisting with creation of promotional materials, obtaining in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, and interacting with corporate sponsors, executive committee members, and individual donors.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Planning and tracking of event logistics (i.e.: securing venue, reviewing vendor contracts and proof of insurance, van/truck rentals)
  • Managing and tracking direct and indirect event expenses
  • Meeting deadlines for the development and management of respective annual budgets
  • Volunteer recruitment and management (External Partners)
  • Creating and/or coordinating AHA materials and packets
  • Managing and updating internal database systems (Greater Giving/Dynamics)
  • Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements
  • Managing post-event feedback
  • Supporting fundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks
  • Coordinating other sponsor activation events throughout the year
  • Position will require periodic travel throughout the designated markets and some evening and weekend hours.
Educational Background: 
High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) preferred
Skills/Experience: 
  • 1+ years of prior administrative and event planning and/or non-profit experience
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, managing multiple territories simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and drive for excellence
  • Ability to recruit and train large groups of office and day-of-event volunteers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe)
  • Ability to work independently and sometimes irregular hours
  • Ability to lift 20-30 pounds
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the designated market on a frequent basis.
Job Function: 

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1949
About Us
Mission: 

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Founded in 1924, our organization now includes more than 30 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 10 2019
Active Until: 
Mar 10 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit