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, CycleNation and Field Day events.. 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.

Job duties include:
  • Revenue generation and Volunteer management for the Dallas Heart Challenge events.
  • 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 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.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.
  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.
  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

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 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! While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying.

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 4 hours ago (4/5/2021 11:04 AM) Requisition ID 2021-6826 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Irving, TX
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