American Heart Association Temporary Corporate Fundraising/Sales Director in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Temporary Corporate Fundraising/Sales Director

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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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Temporary Corporate Fundraising/Sales Director on the Heart Walk team in our Oklahoma City office. The selected candidate will have sales responsibilities for the Oklahoma City Heart Walk by bringing in new business for the campaign. We believe that individuals with strong and proven sales experience are the best suited for positions on our teams. This is a unique opportunity for individuals in sales to work for a worthy cause. Candidate will work with corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders and volunteers of the community to raise money for the fight against heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. The net sales goal for this event is $1.7 million and this position has responsibility for $450,000 of that goal. This is a temporary position but the length of the assignment is indefinite. Due to the temporary nature of this position, you will not be eligible for other AHA benefits, including, without limitation, paid time off (PTO) and holidays.

Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation for the Oklahoma City Heart Walk by making sales calls on mostly new and some existing customers.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, competitive and results-driven environment.

  • Ability to prospect, cultivate and close new business with cold calls.

  • Capacity to develop relationships with volunteers, sponsors and other employees within assigned companies to drive revenue results.

  • Ability to goal set with companies and motivate employees to achieve those goals through Heart Walk fundraising inside the company.

  • Ability to teach and inspire Heart Walk teams how to maximize their results in their fundraising efforts.

  • Unyielding commitment to follow through and achievement of goals.

  • Some event management and logistics.

  • Networking within the local area to both help recruit and retain our valued volunteers.

The AHA is a supportive environment and new hires are given AHA specific guidance through – on the job training, annual event specific training, and a new Building Powerful Partnerships training – which ties concepts of selling, relationship building, and tools specific to the craft of fundraising in our organization.

Required Skills

Required Experience

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

  • Must have at least two years of experience in fundraising or outside sales in an environment requiring cold calls and new business development. This experience may also count toward satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • 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.

  • Ability to accomplish results through both strong volunteer recruitment and management as well as personal activity. Must have a proven track record in meeting sales goals.

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

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory in OKC area up to 75%.

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

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations and spreadsheets.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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 to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association.

Job Location

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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