American Heart Association (AHA)

Director Development (Heart Challenge)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Denver, Colorado 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 Development Director Heart Challenge . The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work in conjunction with the VP of Heart Challenge to expand the success of the Denver CycleNation, Heart & Stroke Walk, & Field Day campaigns across the market.

This position will be a part of the Colorado Heart Challenge team with a focus on new business in Denver and successfully achieving an overall Fundraising goal of $500,000 through corporate sponsorship and driving participant income.

Your Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Drive new Business Development through sponsorship and corporate fundraising. High focus on developing relationships with new companies.
  • Develop relationships with volunteers, sponsors, and key corporate/community leaders to successfully drive participation in Heart Challenge.
  • Manage peer-to-peer fundraising in participating Heart Challenge companies to achieve revenue goals.
  • Perform donor/fundraiser Data Entry and generate donor/fundraising reports (Luminate, Dynamics.
  • Monitor participant fundraising trends and implement proven strategies to maximize revenue for all Heart Challenge events in Colorado.
  • Serve as internal point person alongside VP of Heart Challenge to manage the Heart Challenge Leadership Team Kickoff, Executive Leadership Team meetings, and Accounting Challenge events.
  • Proactively provides event support for priority revenue generation.
  • Organize and create AHA account team contacts, sponsorship contacts, proposals, letters of agreement, sponsorship payments, presentations and benefits delivered.
  • Ensuring successful collaboration and implementation of National Heart Challenge strategies.
  • 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.
  • 3 + 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.
  • 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.
  • Must have the ability 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 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Compensation & Benefits

Salary range is $61,400-$81,400. Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply.

AHA reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy)or national origin.

This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.

Benefit Plans: Employees scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental, and vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of service. AHA subsidizes the medical and dental cost to ensure benefits are affordable. Eligible dependents under AHA’s group benefit plans include legal spouse, domestic partner, children under the age of 26 or who are disabled. AHA offers additional benefits like an EAP, telehealth benefit for general medical and behavioral health, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability.

Retirement Plans: AHA retirement plans offer employees a way to start saving after their first paycheck. The retirement plans provides employer contributions after two years of service. If you have previous 501(c)(3) non-profit experience, within the last 5 years, at a national health agency, an institution of higher learning or a medical institution, that experience may count towards the two-year waiting period. Employees are 100% vested in employee and employer contributions.

Paid Days Off: Regular full-time and part-time employees earn Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service. PTO begins accruing on date of hire. Full time employees receive one paid Community Service time off day per year and are encouraged to participate in projects, programs and organizations which contribute to the health and vitality of their communities. AHA also offers 12 paid holidays per year Leaves of Absence: AHA offers both Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits which replace earnings if you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury. Employees are eligible for Short Term Disability after 90 days of service and are eligible for Long Term Disability after being disabled for 90 days or more. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks off of work for a qualified leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), intermittent FMLA leaves and leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA.

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-CO-Denver Posted Date 3 days ago (1/19/2021 7:37 PM) Requisition ID 2021-6539 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Corporate Relations Location: Denver, CO American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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