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American Heart Association Sr Director Development in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Responsibilities

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Director Development, Heart Challenge in Northwest Arkansas. All AHA events strive to bring together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the annual Heart Walk, Field Day, Fit Challenge and CycleNation events. This role will have an individual fundraising goal of $825K in the greater Northwest Arkansas area.

Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management.

  • Event lead, management and logistics.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Coordinating event efforts.

  • Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

  • Management of a corporate development director and administrative staff.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Qualifications

Here are some of the experiences we are looking forward to reviewing in your resume:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.

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

  • 1 year of direct staff managerial experience preferably with a sales or fundraising team in a similar organization.

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

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

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to.

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

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. You can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your application in most cases.

Salary/Benefits: Attracting hardworking, 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.

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-AR-Fayetteville

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/19/2020 9:04 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-6296

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Fayetteville, AR

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