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American Heart Association School Fundraising Director in River Falls, Wisconsin

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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a School Fundraising Director. The Director will primarily handle the overall implementation and promotion of our K-12 school fundraising campaigns in counties in northwest and west central Wisconsin and three school districts in Minnesota. This position will also oversee the overall implementation and corporate fundraising for a Heart Walk in Eau Claire.

This position will have a home office setup. The ideal candidate will be located in Eau Claire, Chippewa, Pepin, Dunn, Pierce or St. Croix County.

This is a fast paced sales type of position with the main accountability of driving revenue.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel.

** This position is posted in multiple cities across the territory.

Responsibilities

  • Prospect and secure school participation using sales methods.

  • Recruit, train, and motivate School Volunteers (mainly PE teachers but not exclusively) to implement and coordinate our school programs in fundraising and achieve the fundraising goal to further our mission.

  • Lead kick-off assemblies at schools holding event where applicable.

  • Ensure each school has the materials and resources needed to have a successful event.

  • Perform summer cultivation with school administrators at both the school and district level.

  • Solicit corporate sponsorships in the summer for school educational programs.

Qualifications

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

  • Familiarity with territory management preferred.

  • Bachelor’s or some college plus experience preferred.

  • Ability to recruit, train and counsel School Coordinators to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Comfortable conducting virtual (Zoom/Microsoft Teams) presentations/meetings.

  • Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events.

  • Ability to do daily travel up to 50% within the territory and minimal overnight travel.

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Compensation & Benefits

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 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’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-WI-Eau Claire

Posted Date 2 days ago (9/14/2021 8:49 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-7390

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Additional Locations US-WI-Chippewa Falls | US-WI-Menomonie | US-WI-River Falls | US-WI-Durand

Location: River Falls, WI

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