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American Heart Association Senior Development Director in Charlotte, North Carolina

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.

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 daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in October 2021.

Responsibilities

We are looking to fill a Senior Development Director in Charlotte, NC . The senior director is responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing strategies and resources necessary to achieve Greater Charlotte campaign goals and objectives, while leading a fundraising team and holding them accountable to their goals.

As the senior leader for the team you will be responsible for:

  • Achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.

  • Ensuring your team meets/exceeds annual revenue goals for the market.

  • Driving new business development by soliciting and maintaining high-level corporate and patron sponsors.

  • Leading your team in the identification, cultivation and recruitment of C-suite and executive volunteer leaders.

  • Owning the efforts of building volunteer leadership committees.

  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership to advance our mission.

  • Developing and implementing a plan of revenue growth through key fundraising events, strategic market partnerships and philanthropic donors.

  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising event(s) according to standard methodologies and event timeline.

  • Confirming detailed, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information.

  • Collaborating with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize event market strategy.

  • Coaching and mentoring your direct reports to ensure their success.

In this role, you will report to the Vice President of Development, Charlotte and will lead a team of 2 fundraising directors to meet the overall revenue goal for the Greater Charlotte market with specific emphasis on the Heart of Charlotte Heart Ball Campaign and Go Red for Women Campaign. Daily travel within the market is required when it is safe to do so.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • At least four years of experience in fundraising or corporate level sales, with at least two of those years supervising staff with a revenue goal.

  • Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices, and techniques.

  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and encouraging top-level donors and volunteers.

  • Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making.

  • Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation.

  • Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends.

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory.

To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.

Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

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-NC-Charlotte

Posted Date 1 week ago (9/9/2021 1:06 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7453

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Charlotte, NC

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