American Heart Association Corporate Development Director-Heart Walk in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Corporate Development Director-Heart Walk

Tracking Code

8215-415

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 a Corporate Development Director- Heart Walk in our Oklahoma City, TX office. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities for the Oklahoma City Heart Walk by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #4 killer in America. The net fundraising goal for this position is $300k. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you!

So you say you would like some more details? Here are a few:

  • Developing pipelines of top businesses within the assigned geographic area to ensure revenue generation through corporate sponsorship for the Heart Walk.

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

  • Developing and monitoring an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals, budget and timelines for the events. Develop contingency plans as need to successfully meet fundraising goals.

  • Leading cultivation opportunities to strengthen relationships with volunteers, sponsors & community leaders to advance our mission.

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

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. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • 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 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.

  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication.

  • Ability to work outside standard hours as needed including occasional evenings and weekends.

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

  • Be willing and able to travel (no overnight) approximately 75% of the time.

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

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

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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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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.

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.

Job Location

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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