This job opportunity is located in Madison, Wisconsin Overview Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives? Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet! This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director in Madison . Director will be based in our Madison office. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. Responsibilities The primary responsibility will be to oversee corporate Fundraising, Volunteer recruitment and management, and event Logistics for our Heart Walk and Golf Outing events in Janesville and our Go Red for Women Luncheon in Rockford. This is a fast paced sales type of position with the main accountability of driving revenue.Apply Now
- Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships, corporate walk teams, individual donations, and auction items.
- Recruit and manage executive event volunteer leadership, committees and day of the event volunteers.
- Develop profiles on the top businesses within the assigned markets with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
- Execute event logistics based on national best practices.
- Experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.
- Bachelor’s or some college plus experience. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.
- Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.
- Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database Analysis.
- Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 25%.
- Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
- Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.