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American Heart Association Development Director in Jacksonville, Florida

Overview

As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an opportunity for a Development Director in the Jacksonville, FL office. The director will coordinate, plan, and implement activities and resources necessary to achieve fundraising goals and campaign objectives for the First Coast market, with a focus on our Go Red for Women campaign and First Coast STEAM Goes Red Initiative.

We have a fast-paced sales type of environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission. 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 revenue targets and triggers.

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.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at heart.jobs.

Responsibilities

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

  • Driving new business development by soliciting and maintaining high-level corporate and patron sponsors by developing year-round business and cultivation plans.

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

  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership.

  • Instrumental in building volunteer leadership committees.

  • 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.

In this role, you will report to the VP of Development and will work alongside other directors to meet the overall revenue goal for the First Coast market. Daily travel within the market is required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • At least two years of work experience in sales, preferably special event, or nonprofit fundraising

  • Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices and techniques, notably peer-to-peer fundraising

  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating 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 evening and/or weekends

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory

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; this position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.

  • 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.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 1 week ago (6/7/2024 9:17 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-13523

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

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