American Heart Association Regional Fundraising/Sales Director - Gulfport, MS in Gulfport, Mississippi

Regional Fundraising/Sales Director - Gulfport, MS

Tracking Code

6892-415

Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact everyday?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Regional Fundraising Director to work out of our Gulfport, MS office. Primary purpose will be to cultivate and solicit corporate sponsorships and individual donations for the annual: Go Red for Women Luncheon , Heart Ball and Sounds of the Holidays . Territory will cover Harrison and surrounding six counties. Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment of volunteer executive leadership committees

  • Interaction with high level decision makers & community leaders

  • Setting and meeting aggressive fund raising goals

  • Building new client relationships

  • Securing corporate sponsorships and individual donations

  • Daily travel throughout the territory

Attracting talented, 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.

Benefits include comprehensive health benefits, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 12 paid holidays per year, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, and a Fit-Friendly work environment.

Required Experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of work experience and college course work.

  • 2+ years of fundraising and/or outside sales experience.

  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals.

  • Solid networking and negotiation skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook/Word/Excel)

We offer excellent benefits including: generous paid time off; medical/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, a smoke free working environment, and a generous retirement contribution plan.

Attracting talented, 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.

To learn more about our organization and/or to apply for this position, please visit our website at www.heart.org/careers

NOTE: Candidates must apply on-line. (You will receive an automated response notifying you your resume has been received.) Only those selected to interview will be contacted directly. All other resumes will remain in our database for future reference.

American Heart Association will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, marital status or based on political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations

Job Location

Gulfport, Mississippi, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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