American Heart Association Sr. Mission Advancement Advisor in Los Angeles, California
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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Mission Advancement Advisor , with a portfolio focused on the Western States region of the U.S.
This position can be home based within Western States region with preference to Southern California area.
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.
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This individual will be responsible for cultivating relationships with both current and past American Heart Association donors who have a proven interest in the mission. Responsible for qualifying and cultivating prospective donors who are not currently associated with the Association to connect them with our mission. Responsible for being a subject matter expert on the American Heart Association’s restricted fundraising programs and for securing donations of $100,000 or more while moving donors to their highest level of commitment and involvement.
Essential Job Duties
Complete minimum of 100 face-to-face donor and prospective donor visits each fiscal year to develop and manage an individual portfolio of approximately 50 individual donors across the assigned region with the ability to give $100 thousand or more Responsible for closing $2.5million+ annually from individual donors through a variety of giving mechanisms including but not limited to outright, stock, family foundation, deferred mechanisms, planned gift mechanisms, etc.
Conduct solicitation of 24 six and seven figure gifts annually for restricted and unrestricted purposes
Collaborate with Field Directors on strategies and opportunities to identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects to support field events and initiatives. Be a resource and leader in transforming donor and volunteer relationships across field campaigns. Create and leverage customized strategic events in select markets to cultivate donor relationships. Attend and support affiliate market activities and social events, Health Strategies events, and other hallmark events that drive the Association’s overall unrestricted revenue campaign
Create and execute individual strategies for donors and prospects in portfolio to ensure growth of donor relationships. Work with Mission Advancement Team to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will be used to secure gifts
Maintain accurate and timely records of all activities in donor database (Salesforce CRM). Report activity, trends, progress and results to National Team Leader, Major Gifts, association-wide Donor Relations team, or other various internal audiences on a monthly basis
Participate in training activities and work with other Team members to develop programs and strategies to advance the Major Gifts effort
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Five (5) years of experience
Experience in fundraising with at least three years focused on major gifts ($100k+) or large accounts, preferably supporting large scale research on health and/or community issues
Foundation grant research and writing experience along with foundation cultivation and relationship-building
Experience in cultivating major giving and/or engagement opportunities that align with organizational mission, goals and strategies at national and local levels
Demonstrated experience working with complex donors or clients representing $100k+ in revenue or philanthropy with proven fundraising results at the six- and seven-figure level
Demonstrated collaborative skills with all levels of staff, prospects, volunteers and donors
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, preferably with respect to translation of scientific information for lay-audiences
Ability to travel up to 50% locally and 20% overnight
Knowledge of or experience working in one or more of the following fields: public health, healthcare, medicine, community health, scientific research
Knowledge of the philanthropic landscape
Experience using donor relationship management software, such as Salesforce CRM, Blackbaud, Dynamics and/or Raiser’s Edge
Compensation & Benefits
Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range is $100,00.00 to $120,000.00. 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.
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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. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.
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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Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 4 months ago (10/27/2023 7:39 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11895
Job Category Individual & Institutional Giving
Additional Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-WA-Seattle
Position Type Full Time
Location: CA-Los Angeles