American Heart Association (AHA)

Development Director (Heart Walk)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Waltham, Massachusetts 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. 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. Responsibilities The American Heart Association is recruiting to fill a Development Director, Heart Walk position in our Boston, MA market. In this role the Director is responsible for:
  • Achieve assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with AHA corporate and community partners.

  • Sell sponsorships and generating participant income for the annual Heart Walk.

  • Develop new company and Volunteer recruitment plans as well as driving income goals.

  • Drive new Business Development through sponsorship sales.

  • Recruit and steward c-suite volunteer leaders, team captains and walkers based on nationally established best practices for the Heart Walk;

  • Drive peer-to-peer Fundraising.

  • Monitor participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to maximize income.

  • Conduct a minimum of 10 face to face meetings per week.

  • Build a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require: Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, college coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • Demonstrated experience in exceeding sales/fundraising goals. Must be able to understand and navigate corporate cultures to achieve goals.

  • Ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and maintain relationships with senior level volunteers/customers. Strong volunteer recruitment and management experience.

  • Phenomenal interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills.

  • Must be willing to work outside normal hours including early morning, evenings and weekends as needed.

  • You must be willing to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations in the affiliate and to our National Center in Dallas, Texas for meetings or training.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview. 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.   EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-MA-Waltham Posted Date 2 hours ago (7/7/2020 1:16 PM) Requisition ID 2020-6023 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Waltham, MA American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.
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