American Heart Association Regional Development Director - Lafayette, LA in Lafayette, Louisiana


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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Regional Fundraising Director for Lafayette, LA. Primary purpose will be to cultivate and solicit corporate sponsorships and individual donations for two annual events: Heart Walk, Go Red For Woman .

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment of volunteer executive leadership committees

  • Interaction with high level decision makers & community leaders

  • Setting and meeting aggressive fund-raising goals

  • Building new client relationships

  • Securing corporate sponsorships and individual donations

  • Daily travel throughout the territory

  • NOTE: This is a work out of your home position that requires daily travel throughout the designated territory.


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of work experience and college course work.

  • 2+ years of fundraising and/or outside sales experience.

  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals.

  • Solid networking and negotiation skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook/Word/Excel)

NOTE: Applicants must apply on-line. Our recruitment process no longer accepts faxed or hard copy resumes. LI-KB#1

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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Requisition ID 2018-3669

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales