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American Heart Association Development Director in San Antonio, Texas


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We're hiring a Development Director in San Antonio, TX. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying and securing development prospects for the San Antonio Go Red For Women campaign and culminating Go Red For Women Summit. This campaign brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to bring awareness and spread the mission of the American Heart Association. You will also plan, implement, and evaluate the event. This role will build a vision and strategy translating it into specific action plans for each account. You will actively work with team members to grow existing accounts, secure new ones, and expand the volunteer base of the organization.

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.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!


As the Development Director, you will be responsible for a goal of $500,000 which can be achieved by:

  • Developing and managing relationships with corporate and community partners.

  • Driving new business development through selling sponsorships and generating participant income for the assigned campaign.

  • Developing new company and volunteer recruitment plans as well as driving income goals.

  • Recruiting and stewarding C-suite volunteer leaders based on nationally established methodologies.

  • Helping to drive peer-to-peer fundraising.

  • Establishing relationships with affluent individual donors and foundations and achieving dollar results.

  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.

  • Building a network of significant volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 3 years of experience in fundraising/development or outside sales.

  • Success in achieving assigned revenue goals.

  • Knowledge and ability to identify, nurture, recruit, and maintain relationships with top-level volunteers /customers.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills; a self-starter who makes things happen.

  • Understanding and navigating workplace cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable.

  • Willingness to work outside of standard hours in support of events, sponsors and volunteers which may involve some evening and/or weekend work as needed.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

  • Ability to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations.

Compensation & Benefits

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, 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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Location US-TX-San Antonio

Posted Date 6 days ago (5/26/2023 1:22 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9365

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-San Antonio