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American Heart Association School Fundraising Director in Denver, Colorado

Overview

Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We are hiring for a School Fundraising Director (Youth Market Director) in our SouthWest region serving the Greater Denver area.

In this position, you will be responsible for implementing the AHA's Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge programs. You will liaise with school-based coordinators, (typically PE Teachers/school principals/superintendents) to raise funds through our educational fundraising program while working with approximately 150+ schools in the Denver area (Denver Public Schools, Cherry Creek, Jeffco.

This position is home based/remote and can be located anywhere in the Denver area. You will be out in your territory 75% of the time driving to 7-10 schools a day, recruiting schools during recruitment season, planning events with schools before the Winter Break and presenting at 50+ school assemblies from January - March. Early morning start times.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at heart.org.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

  • Selling our lifesaving mission to local schools through prospecting and securing school participation while providing tools and training to help schools establish and meet their fundraising goals.

  • Recruiting and leading positive relationships with volunteers, while ensuring overall success of the programs.

  • This position has a fundraising net goal this year of approximately $700,000. You must exceed ambitious fundraising goals by developing effective customer relationships, through time management, persuasion, organization, competitiveness, and persistence.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience, including shown success in sales or fundraising.

  • Ability to work evenings and drive locally approximately 75% of the time.

  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level.

  • Proficient knowledge and skill with office-related computer programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to midpoint of the range is $64,580 to $85,580. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply.

AHA reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or national origin.

Employees scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental, and vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of service. AHA subsidizes the medical and dental cost to ensure benefits are affordable. Eligible dependents under AHA’s group benefit plans include legal spouse, domestic partner, children under the age of 26 or who are disabled. AHA offers additional benefits like an EAP, telehealth benefit for general medical and behavioral health, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability.

Retirement Plans: AHA retirement plans offer employees a way to start saving after their first paycheck. The retirement plans provide employer contributions after two years of service. If you have previous 501(c)(3) non-profit experience, within the last 5 years, at a national health agency, an institution of higher learning or a medical institution, that experience may count towards the two-year waiting period. Employees are 100% vested in employee and employer contributions.

Paid Days Off: Regular full-time and part-time employees earn Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service. PTO begins accruing on date of hire. Full time employees receive one paid Community Service time off day per year and are encouraged to participate in projects, programs and organizations which contribute to the health and vitality of their communities. AHA also offers 12 paid holidays per year.

Leaves of Absence: AHA offers both Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits which replace earnings if you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury. Employees are eligible for Short Term Disability after 90 days of service and are eligible for Long Term Disability after being disabled for 90 days or more. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks off of work for a qualified leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), intermittent FMLA leaves and leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA.

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-CO-Denver

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (9/15/2022 1:49 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9282

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: CO-Denver

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