American Heart Association Development Director - CycleNation in Dallas, Texas


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.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director- CycleNation . The selected candidate will have the opportunity to lead a new fundraising initiative for the American Heart Association in the Dallas market .

This leader will be a part of a team, which will build out this new exciting initiative with a fundraising goal of $500,000, through corporate sponsorship and peer to peer fundraising in the territory.

Job Duties Include:

  • Drive new business development through sponsorship sales

  • Recruit and manage Corporate Chair and leadership committee

  • Drive peer-to-peer fundraising

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders to successfully drive participation

  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to maximize income

  • Ensuring successful collaboration and implementation of national strategies


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

  • 5+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. With an emphasis on new business development

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

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

  • Willing and able to travel locally driving your car (mileage reimbursement) within the assigned territory approximately 75% of the time

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

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

  • Must be at least 18 years old

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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.

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