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American Heart Association Corporate Market Director-Active Events in Fort Worth, Texas


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.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director, Active Events in our Fort Worth Division. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the Fort Worth Heart Walk, CycleNation, Field Day and Fit Challenge events. This position has a planned net goal of $540K. This event brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers within the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killer in America. The territory is the Tarrant County area. The projected team goal for this year is $1.14 million.

Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Ft. Worth Heart Walk, Field Day, Fit Challenge and CycleNation events.

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

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

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

  • Working alongside the Development Specialist in coordinating event efforts and meet company needs to deliver on promised activations.

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

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

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

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask.

  • Must have strong knowledge and skill set within Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to managing email in Outlook, developing reports in Excel, creating presentations in PowerPoint and crafting letters in Word.

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

  • Must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to . 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. Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview. 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. to see other opportunities. Be sure to follow us on Twitter #TheAHALife EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Location US-TX-Fort Worth Posted Date 5 days ago (12/2/2019 11:06 AM) Requisition ID 2019-5417 Job Family Group Fundraising Job Category Fundraising/Sales

Location: Fort Worth, TX