American Heart Association Development (Sales) Director - Greater Phoenix in Phoenix, Arizona

Development (Sales) Director - Greater Phoenix

Tracking Code


Job Description

Development (Sales) Director, Heart Walk – Phoenix

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

At the American Heart Association, you can find satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people’s lives . You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment and connect people to making a lifesaving impact. You can join an organization that has been recognized by the NonProfit Times as “One of the Best Non Profits to Work” year after year . The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact. Is the job easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely!

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent job opportunity for a Development (Sales) Director in Greater Phoenix. As a Director, you are part of a staff and volunteer team responsible for the overall planning, management and implementation of the Heart Walk campaign that promotes a heart healthy lifestyle and you share a team revenue goal of $2.4M net.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Raise revenue to support a shared team fundraising goal of $2.4M net through a combination of corporate cash sponsorship and company participation.

  • Utilize effective account management in order to maintain and grow current Heart Walk company involvement through year-round activation and cultivation

  • Actively participate in the cultivation, solicitation and management of corporate sponsorship starting at $10K

  • Develop an effective prospect pipeline for new corporate development resulting in new sponsorship and new team engagement

  • Manage assigned community teams participating in the Heart Walk in establishing goals and developing action plans to achieve those goals

  • Adhere to established Best Practices, benchmarks and timelines and conducts active B2B outreach and community networking through 10+ face to face meetings on weekly basis

Required Experience

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

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years successful experience in fundraising, outside sales or marketing

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer partnerships including recruitment, training, and management

  • Highly effective organizational, communication, negotiations and interpersonal skills. Detail oriented and ability to multi-task

  • Self-starter able to work well in a team driven environment

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

  • Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers.

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with the American Heart Association or similar nonprofit organization

  • Experience in securing high level corporate cash sponsorship

  • Experience in B2B Sales

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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Location

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled