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American Heart Association Associate Vice President - Heart Ball in Houston, Texas


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 hiring an Associate Vice President, Heart Ball in our Houston, TX office

In this position, responsibilities include advising and collaborating with internal staff, corporations, and community leaders to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and fund-raising efforts for the Houston Heart Ball. Accountable for revenue generation and community development activities as well as handling top corporate accounts, securing cause sponsorships, identifying and recruiting volunteer leadership, recruiting Executive Leadership Teams, and holding others accountable to the team fundraising goals and objectives. This position requires a self-starter who functions independently with minimal direction and will lead and supervise assigned staff. The goal for this position is $3M annually.

This position works from our Houston, TX office. This is a fast-paced 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 team revenue targets.

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


In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Work with VP, Development for Greater Houston to implement the plan of year over year revenue growth through mission impact opportunities, strategic market partnerships and philanthropic donors.

  • Experience leading large multi-year donors, foundations, and or/ six-figure multiyear corporate gifts.

  • Lead campaign development staff in the identification, cultivation and recruitment of C-suite and executive management volunteers with a focus on Fortune 1000 companies and top employers.

  • In conjunction with campaign team, supervise activities which include: the Heart Ball event, Peer to Peer fundraising and National programming. Responsible for driving revenue and volunteer development.

  • Establish and cultivate revenue opportunities through new accounts and new individual donors.

  • Lead the campaign income through proficiency in monthly campaign reports, annual fundraising campaign plan, end of year reports, and needed campaign monitoring tools.

  • Apply standard process policies and follow American Heart Association procedure guidelines. Ensure the campaign team is also following expectations.

  • Supervise assigned team. Recruit, interview, hire, and provide training.

  • Meet with campaign team on a weekly basis to review the status of goals and objectives. Inspire changes or approaches which will improve the efficiency and the effectiveness of the campaign.

  • Serve as a member of the Houston Metro Senior Revenue Team (SRT) and Management Team (AMT) which reports to the Vice President, Development for Greater Houston. Attend meetings and provide leadership and mentorship.

  • Other duties and special assignments as assigned.

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:


  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar voluntary non-profit organization in development positions with progressive growth.

  • At least 1 year managing, developing and coaching staff.

  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating top-level donors and volunteers. Ability to build effective teams.

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

  • Highly effective organization skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivational approach to all audiences.

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

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

  • Event management experience is preferred.

  • Prior use of CRM system preferred.

  • Proven track record in conducting and leading effective meetings with internal and external clients.

  • Self-motivated with proven critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level.


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. Heart U 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. #AHAIND1

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-TX-Houston

Posted Date 1 month ago (1/4/2023 3:28 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8948

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Houston