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American Heart Association VP, Development, Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an exciting opportunity as Vice President, Development for the Baltimore, Maryland market . Living within a 60-mile radius of the city of Baltimore is preferred. This includes Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County, Carroll County, Harford County, Frederick County and Anne Arundel County . While this is a home-based position, you will be expected to travel within the market several days per week.

In this role, you will report to our Executive Director and lead the market development team along with your own portfolio of donors and sponsors. You will be responsible for ensuring that market revenue goals are achieved through engaging volunteers and staff in mission-based fundraising campaigns, as a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

This is a full-time, benefits and incentive eligible position. This is a home-office based position in a fast-paced work environment.

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 additional training and support, locally.

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If you join us as the Vice President Development you will lead the success of large fundraising events in the region through staff management and networking with the highest-level executives in the territory to engage them as volunteers, and corporate partners.

Is it about the money? Sure, but it’s about so much more. To continue the fight against the number 1 and number 5 causes of death in the world, we need dedicated staff willing to engage and empower our past, present and future volunteers, donors, and staff to become passionate about our meaningful mission and fundraising strategies.

Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Operationalizing the vision, management of staff, and implementation of strategic priorities, and volunteer and employee engagement plans.

  • Owning the overall strategy for successful fundraising, adherence to prescribed timelines, and staff accountability.

  • Preparing the operating budget for the region and ensuring expenditures are reasonable.

  • Meeting specific financial targets individually and for your span of control.

  • Building a network of successful volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

  • Participating in community and corporate functions will provide networking and visibility opportunities to facilitate generating new business contacts.

You will report to the Executive Director and will be based in our Baltimore market. You will have a team of 8 and your direct reports include 2 Senior Development Directors, 1 Development Director and 5 indirect reports responsible for the region's Heart Walk, Heart Ball, Go Red for Women Luncheon, and Impact Campaigns with a territory goal of $3.3 million plus.


Want to help get your resume to the top? Look at the experience we require:

  • University/College degree or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of validated experience in non-profit fundraising preferred and volunteer management in combination with 2 to 3 years of managerial experience leading fundraising staff is highly desirable.

  • Consistent record of meeting and exceeding sales/fundraising goals.

  • Experience securing corporate donations through participating in and leading top-level sponsorship asks.

  • Experience encouraging major donors, securing city-wide sponsorships, and recruiting new companies and donors.

  • Must be willing to work outside of standard hours in support of events, sponsors and volunteers including evenings and weekends as needed.

  • You should have the ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Proven track record to recruit, train, direct and supervise multiple staff in a team environment.

  • Possess the knowledge and validated ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top level volunteers/customers.

  • Have excellent organizational, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Have a consistent track record to understand and navigate workplace cultures to achieve goals.

  • Ability to do daily local travel up to 75%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases?

Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range is $86,000 to $120,000. 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. This position is incentive eligible based upon achieving certain targets.

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; this position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.

  • 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.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 3 weeks ago (6/27/2024 7:16 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-13070

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time