American Heart Association (AHA)

Director (Development)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Houston, 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.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director, Go Red for Women (GRFW) in Montgomery County. The Dev Director will have Fundraising responsibilities for the GRFW event while bringing together corporate support and community leaders & volunteers of the Montgomery County community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke. The net fundraising goal for the GRFW campaign is $300k. Additionally, the GRFW Director will:
  • Build relationships to generate new business and manage existing company pipeline.
  • Develop and deepen relationships with volunteers, sponsors, key corporate and community leaders to further the AHA’s mission in Montgomery County.
  • Expand the AHA’s reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to raise funds and awareness.
  • Network within the local area, to help recruit and retain our valued volunteers.
  • Accomplish results through strong Volunteer recruitment, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
  • In Coordination with the events team, organize the Logistics for the Montgomery County Go Red for Women Luncheon and year-round calendar of supportive events.
  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask.
  • Travel daily within the assigned territory (Montgomery County) up to 75% per week – a minimum of 8-10 revenue generating meetings a week once pandemic restrictions are lifted.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must possess at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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 give 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.

While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. You can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your application in most cases.

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-Houston Posted Date 4 hours ago (7/7/2021 12:40 PM) Requisition ID 2021-6495 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Houston, 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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