American Heart Association (AHA)

Region Development Consultant

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in 

Killeen, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We are hiring a Region Development Consultant for our SouthWest Region.

In this position, you will be responsible for advancing the Association’s mission through leading staff to plan and implement successful revenue-generating campaigns and other Fundraising strategies to ensure mission-related research and activities are funded. This role will effectively drive the strategic vision and plans for the region with an overall focus on impacting the 45 million individuals living within our six-state region and growing strategic relationships. Proactively collaborates with staff across the region and association to effectively improve the success of the Association.

This is a remote position. The location is flexible within the SouthWest region of the American Heart Association provided the location allows for cost effective and efficient travel within the region (Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming.

We offer a base salary with the potential to earn an incentive up to 25% of your base pay. The potential incentive is based on achieving certain team revenue targets.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at


In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Actively foster and directly participate in a culture of accountability aligned with achieving region key benchmarks as part of the strategic plan.

  • Work alongside market leadership to assist with the strategy behind the implementation and success of the SouthWest region strategic plan.

  • Assess top opportunities within markets and work alongside leadership to develop strategies to increase engagement.

  • Ensure Senior Leadership in the markets have customized tools and resources to assist team members in sharing the overall value proposition of the Association.

  • Work with the SVP of Development and Sr. Director of Strategic Consulting to develop quarterly business plans to implement strategic support to the field.

  • Remain in tuned to both internal and external trends including corporate landscape and their needs.

  • Provide expertise, coaching, and strategic guidance for fundraising within the core campaigns.

  • Drive the culture of innovation in SouthWest to increase revenue through supporting and developing new fundraising strategies.

  • Conduct regular strategy meetings (combination of in-person and virtual) with assigned markets to ensure standard processes and timelines are being followed. Gaps and campaign risks are identified, and strategies are developed to overcome barriers and increase results. Play a leadership role in all strategy meetings, including event evaluation and planning meetings, keeping the team passionate about specific actions and plans that will move them to achieve event and annual goals.

  • Fulfill leadership roles as assigned to assist in sustaining current markets when gaps in staffing are identified (focus on VP and ED level roles.

  • In collaboration with VP of Product Development and Training, support training of the VP and Executive level staff on standard processes and materials.

  • Act as the liaison to our National Center for all market related strategy and innovation solutions.


Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • At least 7 to 10 years of successful experience in fundraising.

  • Strong experience recruiting, engaging, and activating executive level corporate and medical volunteers.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence volunteers, staff, and other partners to action through building a shared vision and sense of ownership and accountability.

  • Fundraising experience in exceeding goals, securing top level sponsors, and recruiting C-suite volunteers for campaign leadership.

  • Success in engaging companies by raising significant participant income through vendor campaigns, executive challenges, and other key participant income strategies.

  • Strong organization and analytical skills with the proven track record to analyze numbers to impact campaign trends and build strategies on where to adjust to impact future results. Skill in synthesizing data succinctly.

  • Knowledge of sales strategies and strong negotiation skills.

  • Excellent influencing skills - experience in consultation to staff over which there is no reporting relationship.

  • Ability to form and develop strategic relationships and ability to learn and follow the strategic direction of the Association. Quick learning and adaptability skills.

  • Proven track record to understand and navigate corporate cultures with the ability to plan and conduct meetings.

  • Strong bottom-line mentality.

  • Ability to conceptualize, reason through problems, make effective decisions and develop alternative solutions.

  • Strong skills in organization communication, Process Management, team building, Conflict Resolution, mental flexibility and multi-tasking are essential for success.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Must be willing and able to travel through a six-state region including overnight stays up to 50% of the time.#AHAIND1


Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to midpoint of the range is $69,500 to $97,335. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. The American Heart Association 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.

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

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.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Houston

Posted Date 3 months ago (10/7/2022 3:56 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9398

Job Category Field Campaigns

Additional Locations Diversity Distribution SouthWest

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Killeen

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