American Heart Association School Fundraising Director in Brainerd, Minnesota
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We are currently hiring for a School Fundraising Director . The Director will primarily handle the overall implementation and promotion of our K-12 school fundraising campaigns in central MN, down to the North Metro of the Twin Cities and up to Grand Rapids/Duluth area. This Director will also oversee our Heart Walk in Detroit Lakes. The ideal candidate will be located in the Twin Cities, St Cloud, Brainerd, or Duluth areas.
This is fast paced sales type of position with the main accountability of driving revenue. Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered. Director will be based in a home office.
We have a fast-paced sales type of environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission. 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 and triggers.
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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Prospect and secure school participation using sales methods.
Recruit, train, and motivate School Volunteers (mainly PE teachers but not exclusively) to implement and coordinate our school programs in fundraising and achieve the fundraising goal to further our mission.
Lead kick-off assemblies at schools holding event where applicable.
Ensure each school has the materials and resources needed to have a successful event.
Perform summer cultivation with school administrators at both the school and district level.
Solicit corporate sponsorships in the summer for school educational programs.
2 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience; New grads are encouraged to apply!
Ability to do daily local travel up to 75%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis
Ability to lift and/or move large objects (such as boxes) with the expectation that heavier items would be broken down into smaller components or requesting additional assistance may be required before lifting and/or moving
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill/proficiency with Microsoft Office
Here are some of the preferred experience skills we are seeking:
University/College degree or equivalent experience, preferred
Ability to recruit, train and counsel School Coordinators to achieve goals and objectives
Knowledge of corporate and community networks
Compensation & Benefits
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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; 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.
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Posted Date 1 month ago (10/26/2023 8:18 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11577
Job Category Field Campaigns
Additional Locations US-MN-St. Cloud | US-MN-Brainerd | US-MN-Duluth
Position Type Full Time