American Heart Association (AHA)

Senior Business Development Director (Go Red for Women)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Tempe, Arizona 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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Business Development Director to lead the Greater Phoenix Go Red For Women campaign. The Senior Director is a player/coach responsible for ensuring goals are achieved in revenue generation and Volunteer leadership engagement for the campaign and the overall Greater Phoenix division. This is an ideal position for a business development professional who thrives in a partner-focused and results-oriented environment and a collaborative team that embraces personal and shared ownership for desired results.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume to extensive daily travel and minimal overnight travel. All staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume to being based in the local office.


  • Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships, individual donations, and auction items.
  • Identify, recruit and manage executive volunteer leadership including implementing a year-round cultivation plan.
  • Guide, align, engage and support the success of direct reports in achieving goals.
  • Develop profiles on the top businesses within the Greater Phoenix market with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
  • Ensure the execution of event Logistics (digital and in-person) based on national best practices.
  • Work closely with internal partners to manage and execute comprehensive communications plans and sponsorship activations.

  • 5+ years experience in Fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
  • Previous experience directly managing staff preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to recruit, train, and manage high level volunteers to accomplish established goals.
  • Skill in making oral presentations to large and small audiences (online and in person) and ability to write clear and concise narratives.
  • Ability to do daily travel up to 75%.
  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
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-AZ-Tempe Posted Date 42 minutes ago (1/21/2021 2:10 PM) Requisition ID 2020-6348 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Tempe, AZ American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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