American Heart Association Development Director in Fort Worth, Texas
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 have an opportunity for a Development Director who will lead our Impact campaigns.
The Director will lead Leaders of Impact and Woman of Impact campaigns along with the Shop with Heart program for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This will include recruiting fundraising volunteers, securing financial contributions in support of our mission, individual donor cultivation, special event implementation and working collaboratively with internal development staff. Position will include local daily travel in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
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 team revenue targets.
This is a fully remote position in a fast-paced environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission.
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.
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Drive peer-to-peer fundraising strategies to achieve overall revenue goals. Secure financial contributions by conducting exploratory meetings and revenue generation-focused sales calls. Appropriately detail scheduled appointments and results.
Define and build strong opportunity pipelines by leveraging relationships for each campaign and Shop with Heart card program.
Recruit local volunteer network to assist with the implementation and execution of the Shop with Heart card program.
Recruit 50+ stores to participate in Shop with Heart card program.
Market and solicit sponsorships for Shop with Heart card program with a total goal to raise $500,000.
Recruit, engage and recognize high-level volunteers for participation in local, competitive peer to peer fundraising campaigns to raise $250,000+ in the first year.
Provide effective orientation, training, and ongoing mentorship for recruited volunteers to increase revenue and volunteer experience.
Build powerful partnerships externally and internally.
Identify and network with key donors and volunteers. Work collaboratively with volunteers and donors as well as internal staff to broaden the volunteer network and increase mission impact and campaign income.
Cultivate donors to increase engagement and giving.
Coordinate local donor cultivation events and prospect high-impact donors and volunteers. Lead event logistics - digitally and in-person.
4+ years of experience in professional fundraising/development or outside sales, management of special event fundraising, sales, marketing and public relations functions.
Experience crafting a start up campaign within a new territory and proven track record of being a self-starter.
Demonstrated ability to use interpersonal skills to secure donors and attract, recruit, and lead volunteers and collaborate internally and externally.
Proven skills in written and verbal communication, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training.
Ability to apply good judgment in decision making.
Possess problem-solving skills and be solution-oriented.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects.
Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals.
Ability to use social media and other digital channels.
Ability to travel within the Dallas/Fort Worth area daily up to 80% and overnight travel up to 10.
Proficient in Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.#AHAIND1
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. Heart U is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.
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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Posted Date 4 months ago (12/5/2022 11:48 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-9242
Job Category Field Campaigns
Additional Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
Position Type Full Time
Location: TX-Fort Worth