American Heart Association (AHA)

Development Director (Heart Challenge)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Irving, Texas 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.

Responsibilities

We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director, Heart Challenge in our Dallas Division. The selected candidate will have Fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the annual Dallas Heart Walk, Field Day, Fit Challenge and CycleNation events.

This position has a planned net goal of $500K - $1M. These events bring together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers within the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. The territory is the Dallas area and the projected goal for this year is $6.4M. Dallas Heart Walk is September 2022.

Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation and Volunteer management for all of the Dallas Heart Challenge events including Heart Walk. CycleNation and Field Day.
  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.
  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate and community leaders.
  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.
  • Working alongside the Events and Logistics team to coordinating event efforts and meet company needs to deliver on promised activations.
  • Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • At least 2 years’ experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are key.
  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask.
  • Must have strong knowledge and skill set within Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to managing emails in Outlook, developing reports in Excel, creating presentations in PowerPoint and crafting letters in Word.
  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation and be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off! Compensation & Benefits

Salary:

Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.

Benefit Plans:

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: https://heart.jobs/rewards-and-benefits/ 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.

  EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-TX-Irving Posted Date 2 hours ago (4/13/2022 9:07 AM) Requisition ID 2022-8443 Job Category Field Campaigns Position Type Full Time Location: Irving, TX American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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