American Heart Association (AHA)

Vice President (Development)

American Heart Association (AHA)

Job Description

This job opportunity is located in Chicago, Illinois Overview

Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to 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 currently hiring for a Vice President, Development in our Chicago office. The VP will handle development, oversight and evaluation of all corporate Fundraising campaigns in the metro Chicago area. Will coach and manage a team of approximately fifteen staff, including four direct reports, who implement the fundraising campaigns. The revenue accountability is approximately $11.5+ million.

Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms 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 satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today! Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the Chicago market is successful in achieving the annual campaign goal.
  • Lead and manage the corporate development team including recruitment and selection, Performance Management and development, and succession planning.
  • In collaboration with the Chicago Metro Director" id="link" class="link">Executive Director and VP of Health Strategies, provide vision and direction for the assigned market’s unified health and revenue efforts. Oversee implementation of plans and strategy as appropriate.
  • Recruit and engage medical and non-medical volunteer leadership in partnership with the Chicago Metro Executive Director.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate an integrated approach to strategically-aligned community health and Development Planning consistent with market, affiliate and association-wide goals.

  • 4+years of experience in outside sales or related fundraising.
  • Bachelor’s or some college plus experience preferred.
  • 4+ years of experience in working with and managing high-level volunteers preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in staff management. Experience managing fundraising staff preferred. Experience gained through direct internal work on AHA projects/priorities may substitute for this requirement and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills in assessing the local market environment and available resources to successfully implement new and existing programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to productively participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working toward common goals with internal and external clients. Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority.
  • Ability to do daily and overnight travel as needed.
  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. These skills are subject to testing.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Compensation & Benefits

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 revenue targets.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

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.

  EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-IL-Chicago Posted Date 44 minutes ago (11/9/2021 4:09 PM) Requisition ID 2021-7751 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Field Campaigns Location: Chicago, IL American Health Associasion (AHA) does not indicate an expiration date for Vacancies. Please apply timely not to miss an opportunity.

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