American Heart Association Development Director in Irving, Texas
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We have an excellent opportunity for an Auction Development Director – Dallas Côtes du Coeur, American Heart Association’s premiere fine wine and food events, located in our Dallas regional office. You will be high energy, competitive, and an achievement driven individual to focus on our Dallas Cotes du Coeur event. You are responsible for leading this major part of revenue generation for the Cotes du Coeur campaign! The annual event needs you to have experience with large fundraising goals and large events. If you have a strong fundraising or outside sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory and are detail oriented or you have an event coordination background coupled with sales, or fundraising, we want to hear from you! Some knowledge of wine would be helpful.
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 additional training and support, locally.
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Drive, oversee, and execute Auction and Wine Auction Committees while developing relationships with key volunteers, sponsors, private wine donors and community leaders
Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Dallas Côtes du Coeur Gala
Create a 12-month calendar on how to achieve procurement goal, working with Côtes du Coeur Gala team on each milestone that is set
Solicit and build out exciting high-end live and silent auction packages to maximize revenue growth
Provide and execute concierge service for auction winners throughout the year
Manage and run all logistics for the auction leading up to and during and post event
Read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fund-raising reports
Conduct sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies
Auction procurement will include coordination including an auction preview event prior to the Gala
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
3+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
Able to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
Successful experience with Executive Leadership recruitment.
Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
Attract, recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers.
Ability to work evenings/weekends when necessary and travel approximately 75% local daily travel.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Ability to do daily local travel up to 75%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis.
Compensation & Benefits
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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. HeartU 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.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (10/5/2023 2:46 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11632
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time