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American Heart Association Senior Development Director in Chicago, Illinois

Overview

Now is the time to join us and make a difference. 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 have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Development Director in our Chicago office to lead the Heart Walk and Cycle Nation events. The Senior Director is a player/coach responsible for ensuring goals are achieved in revenue generation and volunteer leadership engagement for the campaign. 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 accepts personal and shared ownership for desired results.

This is a full-time position and offers a hybrid schedule. Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.

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 training and support 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 harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at heart.org.

Responsibilities

  • Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships and individual donations.

  • Heavily engage in management of sophisticated Circle of Excellence/A-Level companies.

  • Guide and direct assigned staff to reach goals.

  • Recruit and lead executive volunteer leadership, volunteer committees, and day of the event volunteers.

  • Develop profiles on the top businesses within the market area with a detailed plan to secure their involvement.

  • Implement digital experience/event logistics based on national best practices.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.

  • 1+ years of experience in a management capacity. This experience may occur within the 3-year related experience requirement. 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.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations, and similar narrative pieces.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.

  • Ability to do daily travel up to 45%

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Compensation & Benefits

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.

  • 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.

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.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-IL-Chicago

Posted Date 1 week ago (1/23/2023 8:05 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9791

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: IL-Chicago

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