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American Heart Association Sr. Mission Advancement Individual Giving Advisor, Foundations in Little Rock, Arkansas


Celebrating 100 years!

As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Mission Advancement Advisor , Foundations with a portfolio focused on the Southwestern States region of the U.S.

This position can be home based within the Southwestern States.

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.

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You will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, preparing and presenting proposals in the targeted range of $250K+ to meet revenue goals for the Association’s mission related projects from a wide range of foundation funders, building strong relationships with funders and internal partners and serving as a trusted advisor by donors and staff alike. Continually learning and maintaining a mastery of the Association’s priorities and initiatives, and collaborating with implementation leadership to understand, prepare, and submit proposals leading to funding. Responsible for establishing process, identifying project resources, developing budget guidance and ensuring alignment with funder requirements and priorities.

  • Actively and positively develops each relationship, executing tailored solicitation, cultivation and stewardship plans for each to ensure that revenue goals are met and mission priorities are funded. Develops depth of mission knowledge and insight needed to optimally connect with donors. Engages in a variety of communications with donors, including an emphasis on moves and involvement of internal partners and volunteers. Provides leadership and management for all assigned prospects in portfolio, demonstrating other staff and volunteers as appropriate to reach the fullest potential of the relationship.

  • Leads the proposal development and submission process; including plans, writing, editing, proposal development, customizing reports and preparing other well-written, compelling and consistent documents that meet strategic direction and funding needs of the Association while aligning with donor goals. Apply standard Gift Opportunity resources to initiate the process. Presents agreed-upon number of proposals to achieve established performance goals.

  • Conducts internal and external research on prospective foundation donors and builds an understanding of the goals of foundations as they correspond to the Association’s mission. Identifies and matches potential foundations within assigned geographic or mission area, for both general support and priority project funding. Engages with the Association’s staff to understand community/cause needs, and participates in organization market-level planning to improve foundation engagement and revenue. Continually adds to the pipeline to ensure adequate support and achievement of goals.

  • Ensure that the creation and tracking of plans, progress on opportunities and prospect information is documented appropriately in the Customer Relationship Management database (Salesforce CRM). Actively participates in department and team activities, leading special assignments as the need arises.

  • Will supervise one advisor that will focus on foundations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Five (5) to Eight (8) years of proven experience.

  • Foundation grant research and writing experience, in a lead writer role, along with foundation cultivation and relationship-building.

  • Experience developing budgets and outcomes/results.

  • Experience collaborating with internal partners and volunteers.

  • Excellent communication, organization, and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong critical thinking, judgment and strategic decision-making.

  • Experience leading cross-functional groups, facilitating strategy and action with a focus on collaborative solutions; includes working across geographic markets.

  • Experience and knowledge of public health initiatives.

  • Ability to travel up to 40% local and overnight travel.

Preferred Experience:

  • Program design experience.

  • Basic knowledge of national public health challenges and evidence-based project successes.

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential.

  • Supervisory of fundraising staff.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range is $79,500.00 to $106,000.00. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets. 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.

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. 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 (3/20/2024 11:33 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-13026

Job Category Individual & Institutional Giving

Position Type Full Time