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Senior Development Director in Irvine, California

Overview

Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career!

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Development Director within our Orange County/Inland Empire Division based in Irvine, California . This position requires the ability to travel within assigned territory and travel outside territory to attend indoor/outdoor event-related activities, training sessions, and/or meetings/conferences, which may involve overnight stays and/or weekends.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through leading the Heart Walk and Heart Challenge campaigns and driving collaboration with internal and external partners in achieving overall team and regional goals. This includes ensuring that revenue goals are achieved, expectations for related initiatives as well as the division overall are met, active collaboration in driving towards Health Impact Goals and effectively engaging volunteers and staff.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

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Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the American Heart Association leadership competencies and employs effective management techniques in the sourcing, recruitment, selection, supervision, management, and leadership of staff (direct and/or indirect reports) to appropriately develop and engage staff to achieve organizational objectives.

  • Manages and directly implements the Heart Ball campaign through driving to Association best practices. Directly accountable for achieving revenue goals aligned with funding research, public health, professional education and training and community services.

  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, engaging, and activating an influential, financially strong, and diverse volunteer leadership base to support sustained campaign growth. Builds recruitment committees and executive leadership committees to identify and engage high level event Chairs and working committees.

  • Prospects, solicits, closes and stewards high-level corporate and individual donors. Develops and implements year-round cultivation plans ensuring superior donor relations.

  • Provides staff support in planning, developing, implementing, growing, and evaluating campaigns and events consistent with best practices and event timelines. Provides staff support in volunteer leadership recruitment, orientation, and development.

  • Collaborates as a part of the Division, Region and Association-wide team to ensure full alignment with vision and goals and provide consistent support in all aspects of fundraising and other assigned organizational initiatives.

  • Ensures that team operates within appropriate operational and financial boundaries and within the financial capacity available. Operates in accordance with the Association's Fiscal Standard policies and all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards.

  • Communicates proactively and timely with VP, Executive Director, and other internal and external partners. Consistently delivers on commitments made to internal and external customers.

Qualifications

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Minimum of three (3) years:

  • Demonstrated track record in fundraising, sales or marketing.

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.

  • Ability to organize and plan a complex campaign in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree may be preferred in supporting the required level of skill, knowledge and experience required.

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level.

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.

  • Knowledge of American Heart Association’s mission and programs.

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.

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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Location US-CA-Irvine

Posted Date 4 months ago (7/25/2022 12:39 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8888

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: CA-Irvine

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