American Heart Association Development Director in Fairbanks, Alaska
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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Development Director within our Western States Region in Fairbanks, Alaska . This is a home office, field-based position in Fairbanks North Star Borough in Alaska.
Under general supervision, the Development Director is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, management, and implementation of fundraising strategies in collaboration with internal and external partners to achieve overall team and region goals. This includes ensuring that revenue goals are achieved through developing new and cultivating existing relationships and driving revenue and health impact goals through effectively engaging volunteers, other partners, and staff across diverse opportunities.
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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Manages relationships with current and prospective individuals and companies to reach fundraising goals. Fundraising campaigns include Heart Challenge and Go Red For Women with a focus on portfolio management and issue based fundraising. Applies fundraising practices, including American Heart Association Best Practices, to drive sustainable growth. Directly accountable for achieving revenue goals aligned with funding research, public health, professional education and training and community services.
Leads and actively participates in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and management of corporate sponsorship and corporate and community involvement. This includes completing research on businesses within assigned market, while developing profiles and strategic plans to secure involvement. Develop a 3-year plan for account development and corporate sponsorships that allows for maximum revenue based on market potential.
Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, and activating an influential, financially strong, and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the campaign(s) on a sustained basis. Includes the recruitment and engagement of fundraising chairs and leadership teams to champion achievement of identified goals through their personal and corporate giving and influencing the involvement and giving of others.
Plans, manages, implements, and evaluates strategies and initiatives aligned with revenue generation and volunteer leadership engagement strategies. Drives campaign growth through effective donor cultivation and engagement with integration across American Heart Association initiatives.
Develops and implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for individual donors and corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.
Manages customer and campaign information utilizing American Heart Association systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.
Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.
3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience
Ability to regularly travel throughout the market; requires access to reliable transportation at all times
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 looking for:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, preferred.
Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level.
Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
Knowledge of American Heart Association’s mission and programs.
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; 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, 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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Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/18/2023 6:05 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11160
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time