Special Events Administrator - Morrisville
American Heart Association - Morrisville, NC

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What's your motivation? For some it's the opportunity to do extraordinary work or to develop challenging new skill sets. For others it's the ability to make a difference in people's lives or take on growing levels of responsibility and leadership. However you define your professional goals, you have the opportunity to achieve them at the American Heart Association, one of the nation's leading nonprofit organizations. We have an exciting opportunity for a Special Events Administrator in our Morrisville, NC office supporting the Triangle Heart Ball and Go Red for Women Luncheon.

Function:
This position provides administrative support to area Directors in the logistical coordination and implementation of events sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate of the American Heart Association.

Major duties:
'Supports AHA events through the coordination of event logistics to include kickoff meetings and day of event.
'Maintains accurate record keeping, correspondence and mailings, and sponsorship management.
'Maintains an adequate level of event material inventory.
'Meets regularly with area directors and volunteers to maintain open lines of communication to ensure event objectives are achieved.
'Assists volunteers
'Maintains a high level of customer service by responding to customer inquiries both internally and externally in a knowledgeable and timely manner regarding AHA related events.
'Maintains database on a daily basis including entering in received donations within a 48 hour time period and utilizing the database to create mailings, emails and reports on a regular basis as requested.
'Processes all event related data in to ensure accurate record keeping and reconciliation.
'Effectively and accurately creates and prepares correspondence and documentation in a timely manner.
'Performs other duties as required to support event Directors in goal-achievement.
'Assists in processing of incoming mail and ensures the integrity and security of donor information while adhering to the Affiliate's Special Event Cash Handling policies.
'Supports and ensures execution of National and Affiliate policies, procedures, standards, best practices, benchmarks and guidelines.

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

To apply and review benefit information, please visit www.heart.org and click CAREERS in top right corner.

The American Heart Association is a drug, alcohol, and tobacco-free workplace. EOE M/F/V/D

Required Skills

Required Experience

Required Qualifications:
2 year degree or equivalent experience
1-3 years experience in an administrative support role or related field

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong organization skills and the ability to multi task effectively in an energetic sales environment
Excellent computer skills in database programs. PeopleSoft experience a plus as well as Excel, Outlook and Web based databases
Accuracy in money handling and basic accounting practices
Ability to prioritize effectively and make sound decisions on critical tasks independently
Ability to work effectively with a multiple people in different roles and departments
Strong ability to self manage personal workload adjusting priorities as needed and identifying when addition support, resources or training is needed to insure key tasks stay on schedule
Awareness of the overall business functions and the ability to identify potential issues that might impact company productivity or office function and address proactively

Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift 30-50 lbs.
Ability to develop work product using computer software
Ability to communicate routinely via phone, personal contact and via computer
Walking, standing, sitting required throughout the typical business day

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The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the fight against heart disease and stroke (both among...