American Heart Association Director of Development - Heart Walk in North Augusta, South Carolina

Director of Development - Heart Walk

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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 Director of Heart Walk in our Mid-Atlantic Affiliate office located in North Augusta, SC! This is a huge corporate based event that brings together thousands of people from across the region to raise funds.

Essential Job Duties:

  • The Director should have 2-5 years’ experience – including sales/and or high level of fundraising experience and volunteer management at a nonprofit organization

  • A broad knowledge of the North Augusta business community is also important

  • Serving as a field account manager for key accounts, you will ensure that a plan exists for and play an integral role in procuring sponsorship and recruiting team captains and walkers to meet specific company fundraising goals by working with people of all levels

  • To be a coach, motivator and relationship builder

  • Train, manage, guide, motivate volunteers to achieve objectives

  • Conduct sales calls to penetrate new businesses and build existing relationships, set goals with individuals and companies and inspire them to attain those goals as event leaders and participants

  • Utilizes existing national and affiliate Heart Walk materials, products and recruitment tools including running and reviewing reports to support campaign management

  • Prior experience with event planning and logistics experience

Required Experience

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

  • BA or BS degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Ability to set aggressive goals with clients

  • Ability to plan, work independently and adhere to budget and timeline expectations

  • Superior organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Ability to travel within the territory and work flexible hours

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

North Augusta, South Carolina, United States

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Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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