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American Heart Association Development Director in Irving, Texas

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

The American Heart Association has an opportunity for a Development Director, Heart Ball in Dallas, TX . In this role, you will be responsible for identifying and securing development prospects for the Dallas Heart Ball. This campaign brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to bring awareness and spread the mission of the American Heart Association. You will also plan, implement, and evaluate the event. This role will create a vision and strategy translating it into specific action plans for each account. You will actively work with team members to grow existing accounts, secure new ones, and expand the volunteer base of the organization.

Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.

In this role, you will be responsible to:

  • Work strategically with AHA staff in multiple campaigns and volunteer teams charged with the Heart Ball campaign to accomplish results.

  • Recruit and lead high level corporate volunteers.

  • Revenue generation through corporate sponsorships.

  • Conduct sales calls to generate new business and upgrade existing company partnerships by engaging them in the mission of the AHA.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with volunteers, sponsors, and key corporate & community leaders.

  • Track, report and manage results using a variety of database and campaign management systems with a proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Event management including but not limited to planning, logistics, implementation, volunteer partnerships and evaluation post-event for constant improvements.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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:

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

  • A proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • The ability to secure corporate donations through participating in and leading top-level sponsorship asks.

  • Demonstrated skills in cultivating major donors, securing large corporate sponsorships (six figures), and identifying and securing foundation gifts.

  • Have a collaborative approach to working with other internal partners, such as with Heart Walk, Go Red for Women, Health Strategies and Youth Market Teams to help drive specific AHA cause initiatives in defined markets.

  • Willing and able to travel within the Greater Dallas market to engage C-suite corporate executives to accomplish goals approximately 75% of the time.

  • Excellent organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Results driven with the ability to multitask.

  • Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics is essential.

  • Strong knowledge of Dallas area business, medical, and philanthropic communities.

  • Able to work non-standard hours such as weekends and evenings, early starts and/or late endings to the workday, as needed.

  • Able to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Intermediate to advance knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

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.

#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!

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.

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-Irving

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/17/2022 11:28 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-8745

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Irving

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