American Heart Association Development Director, Go Red For Women in Little Rock, Arkansas
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.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Part Time (20 hours per week) Development Director-Go Red For Women (GRFW) in the Little Rock, AR area. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities for the GRFW campaign by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. This year’s goal is $150k to $250k net. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising, we want to hear from you!
Revenue generation and volunteer management for the GRFW event.
Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.
Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.
Expanding our reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to raise funds and awareness.
Coordinating event efforts.
Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.
Event management and logistics for the Heart Ball gala.
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
At least 2+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.
Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75.
Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
Must be at least 18 years old.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do. Our Rewards & Benefits package not only give you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative 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 our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.
While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. You can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your application in most cases.
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-AR-Little Rock
Posted Date 4 months ago (9/16/2021 10:38 AM)
Requisition ID 2021-6755
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Field Campaigns
Location: Little Rock, AR