American Heart Association Corporate Development Director – Heart Walk in Houston, Texas

Corporate Development Director – Heart Walk

Tracking Code

6874-415

Job Description

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

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.

We have an excellent opportunity for you as a Corporate Development Director- Heart Walk in our Houston office. You will have fundraising responsibilities for the annual Houston Heart Walk as well as plan, implement and evaluate the event. Your planned net goal is $625K. The Heart Walk brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #4 killer in America. This year's Houston territory goal was $3.2M.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Houston Heart Walk.

  • Event management and logistics.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Coordinating event efforts.

  • Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management

  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task.

  • Willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75%.

Required Experience

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.

  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

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.

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.

Be sure to connect with us to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people #ExploreAHA and stay connected with what we do! You can also click here at http://www.heart.org/careers to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association.

Job Location

Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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