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Regional Event Planning Director

Company: American Heart Association
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

American Heart Association JobsOverviewNow is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.Responsible for overseeing a team that will coordinate logistics for major fundraising events, in person and/or virtual events. Also, responsible for organizing and motivating volunteers; assisting with logistics of auxiliary fundraising events; coordinating event administration, schedules, and meetings; controlling inventory/implementation of marketing, presentation, or fundraising materials; and preparing financial or operations reports.Responsible for ensuring sponsorship fulfillment of benefits, securing and coordinating all vendor relationships, and ensuring AHA policies and procedures for events are followed.The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued--- at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn , Instagram , Facebook , Twitter , and at heart.org.ResponsibilitiesSome of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):Manage a team of 9 Event Planning Coordinators (EPC) and facilitate weekly 1:1 meetings to track progressParticipate in the hiring process for vacant positions and act as the lead for onboarding and trainingCollaborate with internal and external stakeholders to track and provide feedback on performance for all team membersEnsure accuracy and adherence to the latest policies and practices of the Association as they relate to fiscal and event financials.Prepare and communicate schedules, meetings and ensure deadlines are met. Ensure markets are meeting deadlines for successful event production.Prepare and maintain fundraising materials and presentations as well as event collateral and marketing material.Assist EPCs with coordinating and collaborating with vendors or volunteers to execute logistics for a large fundraising event or multiple smaller events such as Heart Walk, Go Red for Women, Heart Ball, and Cycle Nation including infrastructure, lighting, sound, food and beverage, etc.Assist EPCs with coordinating the vendor contract process for assigned events to ensure that each site is following American Heart Association best practices, guidelines and procedures. Track vendors' adherence to contractual obligations and perform as agreed upon.Event travel is required (approximately 25%)QualificationsSome college and 2 to 5 years of experienceAdministrative support experience in related environment; broad knowledge and understanding of event managementExcels at organization of workflow, calendars, time management.Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.Ability to prioritize and develop solutions for effective decision making.Proficient with all Microsoft Office applicationsThe American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.Compensation - Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That's why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.Performance and Recognition - You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.Benefits - We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.Professional Development - You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association's national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.Work-Life Harmonization - The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.The American Heart Association's 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.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.This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities.EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with DisabilitiesLocation US-TN-KnoxvillePosted Date 2 days ago (1/3/2023 10:11 AM)Requisition ID 2022-9786Job Category Field CampaignsAdditional Locations Diversity Distribution Southeast

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