American Heart Association Events Planning Manager in Seattle, Washington


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Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association has a great opportunity for an Event Planning Manager, in the Seattle, WA office. The Event Planning Manager is responsible for effectively developing, planning, managing and implementing events aligned with the Division's fundraising campaigns to ensure overall success of division revenue and volunteer engagement goals.

Essential Job Duties

  • Responsible for the year-round planning, development, management and implementation of events aligned with assigned campaigns. Includes all aspects of event planning:

  • appropriate integration and activation of sponsor benefits

  • procurement of services and materials

  • vendor management within purchasing and operating guidelines and budget

  • design and production of campaign collateral and materials

  • manages budget and reporting documents for campaigns and events

  • Provides staff leadership in the areas of event volunteer recruitment, orientation and training and recognition.

  • Participates in the development of a strategic fund raising campaign through assessing and evaluating events to ensure optimal cost effectiveness and budget management.

  • Other projects as assigned.


  • 2+ years experience in a similar role

  • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite

  • Corporate event planning experience with complex logistics and timelines

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

  • Effective project management skills

  • Event management experience

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Requisition ID 2018-3186

Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales

Job Category Administrative/Clerical