American Heart Association Development Specialist, Temporary Full Time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Development Specialist, Temporary Full Time
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. 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 exciting opportunity for you to partner with our extraordinary Philadelphia Heart Walk team in a temporary full time Development Specialist role. The Development Specialist will need to be an energetic individual who is passionate about our mission and the impact in the community. This is a temporary position (37.5 hours/week) we are looking to fill immediately with the assignment ending in November 2017.
Essential Job Duties:
Work with a number of companies/volunteers in the Greater Philadelphia Region to execute their fundraising plans (these plans would already be in place)
Drive to companies to have face to face meeting with coaches (team captains), to help them with the Heart Walk website and provide fundraising strategies
Walker recruitment – between phone calls, in person meetings and emails, work with coaches to get their walkers registered and fundraising
Drive to companies and pick up money/drop off supplies
Provide exceptional customer service
Pull fundraising reports and additional information for companies/coaches/walkers to support their fundraising success
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
4 year college degree preferred
Business to business sales and/or fundraising experience preferred with strong customer service focus to partner with assigned corporate accounts
Demonstrated skills in strong oral communication including large group presentations and group facilitation
Ability to speak publicly with enthusiasm and persuasiveness
Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and database tools to enter data as requested
Ability to work independently
Ability to schedule and prepare for meetings and presentations
Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and thrive in a high-pace work environment
Knowledge of Philadelphia business community a plus
Preference will be given to candidates who live in territory
Ability to travel within Philadelphia territory by day up to 75% of the time (AHA will reimburse for work-related travel); overnight travel is not anticipated
Ability to successfully pass a background check
Flexible schedule and availability throughout normal business 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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Job Category: Fundraising/Sales
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