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American Heart Association Senior Development Director in Hollywood, Florida

Overview

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

Are you ready to bring your dynamic fundraising or sales skills to Heart? If so, read on to learn how you can join our hardworking development staff as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, and work towards building a culture of health in our communities.

Is it about the money? Sure, but it’s about so much more. To continue the fight against the Number 1 and Number 5 causes of death in the world, we need dedicated staff who can engage and empower our past, present and future volunteers and donors to become passionate about our important mission and fundraising strategies.

We are looking to fill a Senior Development Director in our Hollywood, FL office. The senior director is responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing strategies and resources necessary to achieve campaign goals and objectives, while leading a fundraising director and holding staff and volunteers accountable to their goals.

Responsibilities

As Senior Development Director you will be responsible for:

  • Achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.

  • Ensuring your team meets/exceeds annual revenue goals for the market.

  • Driving new business development by soliciting sponsorships and generating participant income through developing year-round business and cultivation plans.

  • Driving peer-to-peer fundraising by supporting corporate partners and team leaders effectively.

  • Driving year-round sponsorship opportunities to bring partners alongside the organization to make an impact on full mission gifts and six- figure individual gifts

  • Recruiting, orientating, and managing c-suite volunteer leadership based on nationally established methodologies.

  • Leading your team in the identification, cultivation and recruitment of C-suite and executive volunteer leaders.

  • Owning the efforts of building volunteer leadership committees.

  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership to advance our mission.

  • Developing and implementing a plan of revenue growth through key fundraising events, strategic market partnerships and philanthropic donors.

  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising event(s) according to standard methodologies and event timeline.

  • Confirming detailed, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information.

  • Collaborating with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize event market strategy.

  • Coaching and mentoring your direct reports to ensure their success.

In this role, you will report to our Vice President - Development and will work alongside other directors to meet the overall revenue goal for the Greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale market. Daily travel within the market is required.

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

Qualifications

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives” ? Here are some of the requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • At least four years of experience in fundraising or corporate level sales, with at least one of those years supervising staff with a revenue goal

  • Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices, and techniques

  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and encouraging top-level donors and volunteers

  • Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making

  • Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation

  • Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory

To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.

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! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

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.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-FL-Hollywood

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/7/2020 9:09 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6243

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Hollywood, FL

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