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American Heart Association Senior Development Director in Irvine, 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.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Development Director within our Orange County/Inland Empire Division based in Irvine, California . This position requires the ability to travel within assigned territory and travel outside territory to attend indoor/outdoor event-related activities, training sessions, and/or meetings/conferences, which may involve overnight stays and/or weekends.

The Senior Development Director, Heart Challenge is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through leading the Orange County Heart Challenge/Heart Walk campaign and driving collaboration with internal and external partners in achieving overall division and Western States goals. As a player/coach, this includes ensuring that revenue goals are achieved for the campaign and overall divison through consistent development, planning, execution and evaluation of agreed upon revenue generation and volunteer leadership engagement strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the AHA leadership competencies and employs effective management techniques in the sourcing, recruitment, selection, supervision, management, and leadership of staff (direct and/or indirect reports) to appropriately develop and engage staff to achieve organizational objectives.

  • As a player/coach manages and directly implements the Heart Ball campaign through driving to AHA best practices. Directly accountable for achieving revenue goals aligned with funding research, public health, professional education and training and community services.

  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, engaging, and activating an influential, financially strong, and diverse volunteer leadership base to support sustained campaign growth. Builds recruitment committees and executive leadership committees to identify and engage high level event Chairs and working committees.

  • Prospects, solicits, closes and stewards high-level corporate and individual donors. Develops and implements year-round cultivation plans ensuring superior donor relations.

  • Provides staff support in planning, developing, implementing, growing, and evaluating campaigns and events consistent with best practices and event timelines. Provides staff support in volunteer leadership recruitment, orientation, and development.

  • Collaborates as a part of the Division, Region and Association-wide team to ensure full alignment with vision and goals and provide consistent support in all aspects of fundraising and other assigned organizational initiatives.

  • Ensures that team operates within appropriate operational and financial boundaries and within the financial capacity available. Operates in accordance with the AHA's Fiscal Standard policies and all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards.

  • Communicates proactively and timely with VP, Executive Director, and other internal and external partners. Consistently delivers on commitments made to internal and external customers.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

Qualifications

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience with fundraising principles, practices, and techniques in similarly structured organization with:

  • Demonstrated track record in building effective, collaborative teams of staff and volunteers with experience recruiting, engaging, and activating corporate and medical volunteers with significant community influence.

  • Demonstrated track record in setting and achieving aggressive goals through volunteer engagement on a sustained basis.

  • Demonstrated experience recruiting and engaging high level corporate and medical executives as volunteers.

  • Ability to influence others to action through creating a shared vision and sense of ownership and personal accountability.

  • Ability to credibly establish and execute a strategic plan across functional areas and disciplines in a complex and highly dynamic environment, effectively translating strategies to measurable goals and plans.

  • Proven ability to think strategically, analyze market data, identify key trends - internal and external - and have participated in the strategy development and execution of initiatives to achieve mission-aligned fundraising and operational goals

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • 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 AHA’s mission and programs.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

Compensation & Benefits

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as comprehensive trainings, tools and resources offered locally and through our national organization.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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-CA-Irvine

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (7/25/2022 12:39 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8888

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: CA-Irvine

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