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American Heart Association Business Development Director in La Jolla, California

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association (AHA) is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director - Heart Walk with in our San Diego Division .

The Business Development Director – Heart Walk is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, management and implementation of the Heart Walk, the AHA’s premier event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke.

This position will be directly responsible for the cultivation of corporate sponsorships and the management of community teams to meet an overall fundraising goal of $1.6M.

Additional key responsibilities include:

  • Onoing identification, recruitment and activation of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the campaign on a sustained basis.

  • In collaboration with volunteer leadership, leading effective engagement strategies for team captains and walkers.

  • Ongoing management of corporate sponsorship accounts and community involvment.

  • Promotion of a team-oriented environment where open and collaborative communication is understood as a requirement for success.

  • Ongoing management, implementation and evaluation of events and activities within Heart Walk campaign.

  • Development of year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.

  • Active community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects.

  • Management of timely communication with the Senior Business Development Director, Executive Director and internal and external customers.

Qualifications

Key qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

  • Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion

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 Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

This Western States Affiliate position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program. Please contact HR for details.

Requisition ID 2019-3988

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

American Heart Association
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