American Heart Association (AHA)

Corporate Development Director

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma 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.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in September 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director, Heart of Tulsa in the Tulsa, OK office. The selected candidate will have Fundraising responsibilities for the Heart of Tulsa campaign and will bring together corporate and medical partners, as well as community leaders and volunteers, to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. If you have a strong fundraising and/or sales background, we want to hear from you! Responsibilities:

  • Generate revenue through donor engagement and cultivation via the Heart of Tulsa campaign to fund the organization’s mission
  • Prospect new business, manage existing sponsors, and expand current partnerships
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with volunteers, sponsors, and key corporate and community leaders
  • Expand the organization’s reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to help raise funds, expand outreach, and increase awareness
  • Network within the local area to retain valued volunteers and recruit new donors
  • Manage the overall Heart of Tulsa campaign and Logistics for all related cultivation activities and mission-driven initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Must have at least 2+ years of experience in fundraising or outside sales or serving a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational
  • Ability to accomplish results through strong Volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75.
  • Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

Compensation & Benefits


Attracting hardworking, 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.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: 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-OK-Tulsa Posted Date 2 days ago (12/8/2021 9:01 PM) Requisition ID 2021-7367 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Tulsa, OK American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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