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American Heart Association Business Development Director in Fresno, California

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.

Responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to manage our campaign within our Central Valley Division (Fresno.

Under general supervision, the Business 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.

In this role, you will be responsible for achieving an overall goal of $365K through selling corporate sponsorships, working with corporate leaders, managing corporate and community teams and generating participant income.

You will be based in our Fresno office.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing identification, recruitment and activation of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership and corporate partnership base to support the campaign.

  • Developing and managing a robust portfolio of qualified prospects with focus on solicitation, retention and growth with year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts.

  • Ongoing prospecting, acquisition and management of corporate sponsorship accounts and community involvement.

  • Leading effective engagement strategies for team captains and walkers to drive participant fundraising.

  • Managing peer-to-peer fundraising in participating Heart Walk companies to help achieve revenue goals.

  • Ongoing management, implementation and evaluation of events and activities within the Heart Challenge/Heart Walk campaigns.

  • Active corporate networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects.

  • Management of timely communication with the Senior Business Development Director, VP of Development, Executive Director and internal and external customers.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers

  • Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the c-suite level

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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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Location US-CA-Fresno

Posted Date 1 week ago (7/29/2020 11:53 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-5637

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Fresno, CA

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