American Heart Association Business Development Director in Salt Lake City, Utah
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 exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director (sales/fundraising) within our Salt Lake City office .
In this role, you will be responsible for the planning, management and implementation of the annual Go Red For Women and Heart & Stroke Ball campaigns.
This position will be directly responsible for the cultivation of corporate sponsorships, stewardship of individual donors and volunteer recruitment for both campaigns to meet an overall fundraising goal of $500K between the two campaigns.
Essential Job Duties:
Identifying and recruiting a group of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership members to support each campaign
Activating and motivating volunteer leadership team through their personal and corporate giving and influencing involvement and giving of others
Developing a year-round pipeline and cultivation plan for corporate accounts and donors with an approach that matches donor interests with AHA's mission
Driving new business development through corporate sponsorship
Planning, managing and executing events and strategically evaluating campaign growth opportunities
Conducting community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects
Communicating timely with Executive Director and internal and external customers
Manage event logistics including, but not limited to, event promotions, entertainment, and auctions.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Salary/Benefits: 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. 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.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Minimum 2-5 years’ experience in fundraising, sales, business development or marketing
Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
Demonstrated skills in negotiation and motivation
Ability to apply sound judgment and problem-solving skills to conflicts
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion
Proven outside sales experience, business-to-business experience
Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices and techniques
Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the c-suite level
Knowledge of local corporate and community networks
Knowledge of AHA's mission and programs
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. If you believe this describes you then apply now for immediate consideration.
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-UT-Salt Lake City
Posted Date 7 months ago (7/31/2020 8:56 AM)
Requisition ID 2020-5603
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Field Campaigns
Location: Salt Lake City, UT