Regional Event Specialist - St. Petersburg, FL
American Heart Association - Saint Petersburg, FL

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What's your motivation? Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's all part of working for the American Heart Association --where you can contribute professional growth with personal fulfillment. Join an organization that was voted 'One of the Best NonProfits to Work For' since 2010.

The St. Petersburg office of the American Heart Association has an opening for a Regional Event Specialist . This position will focus on logistical and administrative support for fundraising events held in Alachua, Marion, Polk, Sarasota and Charlotte counties. 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.

Primary functions to include:
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 (Blackbaud or Greater Giving)

Accountability and upkeep of Sponsorship Agreements

Securing auction items and in-kind donations

Managing post-event feedback

Supporting fundraising directors with day to day administrative tasks

Position will require periodic travel throughout the designated markets.

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, a smoke free working environment, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do!

Required Skills

Required Experience

H.S. diploma/GED required. BA/BS degree preferred. Must have a minimum of one year prior event management/logistics experience --fundraising background a plus. Must be a self-starter with an eye for detail, and the willingness and ability to work with, motivate, manage and recruit volunteers. Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential. Solid oral and written communication skills are also required. This position will require periodic travel throughout the designated business markets.

To view all our openings, please visit our website at www.HEART.org/careers

NOTE: Applicants must apply on line. You will receive an automated response notifying you your resume has been received. Only those selected to interview will be contacted directly . All other resumes will remain in our database for future reference.

The American Heart Association will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, marital status or based on political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations.

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