American Heart Association Development Director in Fresno, California
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 are bringing our mission to life across the Central Valley/Kern County. Come join us! As the Development Director, you will be making an extraordinary impact through building strategic relationships with corporate and community partners, collaborating with dedicated colleagues, and inspiring engagement to make longer, healthier lives possible for all. Backed by a wealth of internal resources, a reputation built over nearly one hundred years and the agility that has kept us on the forefront, you will have the support you need to put your passion for a healthier community to work.
This position is based in the Central Valley and the work is wherever it is most effective with our donors, volunteers and community members.
What does the Development Director do?
It’s all about relationships.
Build strategic partnerships to achieve shared goals
Be the catalyst to connect others with our mission
Energize and engage volunteers in ways that are most meaningful to them
Honor the generosity of current and prospective donors
Represent the American Heart Association and model our guiding values
Respect people’s time with detailed organization and planning
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.
#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & 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.
Manages relationships with current and prospective individuals and companies to reach fundraising goals. Applies fundraising practices, including 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 new individual philanthropic and corporate sponsorship relationships. This includes completing research on individuals and businesses within assigned market and developing profiles and strategic plans to secure involvement.
Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating a highly engaged 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 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 using 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.
3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills with proven ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.
Ability to organize and plan a complex campaign in a highly dynamic environment.
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 skills we are looking for:
Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level and high-level donors.
Bachelor’s degree may be preferred in supporting the required level of skill, knowledge and experience required.
Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
Knowledge of American Heart Association’s mission and programs.
Compensation & Benefits
Expected pay range will be $64,500 to $73,000. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. The American Heart Association reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain target.
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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (9/20/2023 8:35 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-8982
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time