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American Heart Association Metro Executive Director in Lexington, Kentucky

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Metro Executive Director in our Lexington office. We are seeking an inspiring leader to drive the strategy and execution of corporate revenue, communications, and health impact goals for the central and east KY areas.

The Metro Executive Director will provide direct coaching and supervision to five staff who handle corporate fundraising campaigns, communications and marketing, community impact efforts, and administrative support. Will also manage the local advisory volunteer board. This position will have a revenue accountability of $900,000.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume to daily travel and minimal overnight travel. All American Heart Association offices are closed nationwide; all staff are working out of a home office.

Responsibilities

  • Devise and implement the strategy and direction for the market’s unified health and revenue efforts.

  • Guide and direct team to achieve goals.

  • Develop and manage a volunteer Board of Directors, consisting of top-level corporate executives.

  • Build powerful partnerships with volunteer, community, and corporate leaders, sponsors, and other internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • 2+ year of experience in a management capacity. This experience may occur within the 4-year related experience requirement. Experience gained through direct internal work on AHA projects/priorities may substitute for this requirement and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Experience in managing a volunteer board preferred.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.

  • Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 35%.

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-KY-Lexington

Posted Date 1 month ago (3/12/2021 10:58 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-6542

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Lexington, KY

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