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American Heart Association Development Director in Chicago, Illinois

Overview

Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

We are currently hiring for a Development Director in our Chicago office. The Director will be part of a 6-person team that oversees our Chicago Heart Challenge campaign, with a focus on our Heart Walk event. The Director will also take the lead on event logistics.

This is a fast paced sales type of position with the main accountability of driving revenue.

Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered. We are also offering a $2,000 signing bonus.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

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Responsibilities

  • Handle the annual team cycle for the digital experiences/events including securing corporate participation, goal setting, recruitment of team captains, and motivating team members.

  • Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships and individual donations.

  • Recruit and manage executive volunteer leadership, volunteer committees, and day of the event volunteers.

  • Develop profiles on the top businesses within the market area with a documented plan to secure their involvement.

  • Serve as lead for digital experience/event logistics execution based on national best practices as appropriate. Includes being the liason to a 3rd party event management company when face to face events resume.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations, and similar narrative pieces.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.

  • Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 25%.

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a base salary with the potential to earn an incentive up to 25% of your base pay. The potential incentive is based on achieving certain revenue targets. We are also offering a $2,000 signing bonus.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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.

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Location US-IL-Chicago

Posted Date 1 week ago (10/14/2021 8:41 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-5064

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Chicago, IL

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