American Heart Association Development Director in Oakland, California
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 Development Director within our Bay Area Division . The Development Director will manage the Leaders for Life and Woman of Impact/Teen of Impact initiatives. This will include recruiting fundraising volunteers, securing financial contributions in support of our mission, individual donor cultivation, special event implementation and working collaboratively with internal development staff. Position will include regular daily travel.
Drive peer-to-peer fundraising strategies to achieve overall revenue goals. Secure financial contributions by conducting exploratory meetings and revenue generation-focused sales calls. Appropriately document scheduled appointments and results.
Recruit, engage and recognize high-level volunteers for participation in local, competitive fundraising campaigns. Provide effective orientation, training, and ongoing coaching for recruited volunteers to maximize revenue and volunteer experience.
Build powerful partnerships externally and internally.
Identify and network with key donors and volunteers. Work collaboratively with volunteers and donors as well as internal staff to broaden the volunteer network and increase mission impact and campaign income.
Cultivate donors to increase engagement and giving.
Organize local donor cultivation events and prospect high-impact donors and volunteers. Manage event logistics - digitally and in-person.
2+ years of experience in professional fundraising/development or outside sales, management of special event fundraising, sales, marketing and public relations functions
Demonstrated ability to use interpersonal skills to secure donors and attract, recruit, and manage volunteers and collaborate internally and externally
Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training
Ability to apply sound judgment in decision making
Possess problem-solving skills and be solution-oriented
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects
Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals
Ability to use social media and other digital channels
Ability to travel daily up to 90% and overnight travel up to 10%
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. These skills are subject to testing.
Compensation & Benefits
This is a full time, benefits eligible opportunity. 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 team revenue targets.
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 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.
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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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Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/20/2022 5:26 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-8781
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time