American Heart Association Development (Fundraising) Director - Maui in Honolulu, Hawaii

Development (Fundraising) Director - Maui

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Development Director - Maui, Hawaii

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

At the American Heart Association you can find satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people’s lives . You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment and connect people to making a lifesaving impact. You can join an organization that has been recognized by the NonProfit Times as “One of the Best Non Profits to Work” year after year. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

We currently have an excellent job opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic fundraising or sales professional as a Development Director in Maui , part of our Hawaii Division. As the Director, you work with local volunteers in the overall planning, management and implementation of the Heart Walk and Go Red For Women fundraising campaigns, with a total revenue goal of approximately $200,000.

This is a home office position based in Maui with strong preference for candidates currently living in and familiar with the assigned area.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prospect and obtain corporate and community cash sponsorship, both renewal and new

  • Identify, recruit and manage high level volunteer leadership and committee members and build strong volunteer relationships

  • Drive strategy that results in event participant income

  • Event management and execution

  • Implement and adhere to established best practices, timelines and deadlines

  • Community and corporate outreach and networking through local FTF meetings with donors, volunteers and sponsors, both current and prospective

Required Experience

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 2-5 years successful experience in fundraising, outside sales or marketing

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training, and management

  • Highly effective organizational, communication, negotiations and interpersonal skills. Detail oriented and ability to multi-task

  • Self-starter able to work well in a team driven environment

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with the American Heart Association or similar nonprofit organization

  • High comfort level in new business development

  • Experience in securing corporate cash sponsorship

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.

So are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

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Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled