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American Heart Association Development Director in Little Rock, Arkansas

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. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We are currently hiring a Development Director in Little Rock, AR. The Director will generate revenue for our Go Red For Women (GRFW) fundraising campaign. This campaign includes our signature Go Red For Women Luncheon event. This is an office-based position that offers a hybrid schedule. Our office is located in Little Rock.

In this role, you will be responsible for identifying and securing development prospects for the Central Arkansas Go Red For Women campaign. This campaign brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to bring awareness and spread the mission of the American Heart Association. You will also plan, implement, and evaluate the event. This role will create a vision and strategy translating it into specific action plans for each account. You will actively work with team members to grow existing accounts, secure new ones, and expand the volunteer base of the organization.

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.

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Responsibilities

As the Development Director, you will be responsible for a goal of $225,000 which can be achieved by:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.

  • Driving new business development through selling sponsorships and generating participant income for the assigned campaign.

  • Developing new company and volunteer recruitment plans as well as driving income goals.

  • Recruiting and stewarding C-suite volunteer leaders based on best practices.

  • Helping to drive peer-to-peer fundraising.

  • Establishing relationships with affluent individual donors and foundations and achieving dollar results.

  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.

  • Building a network of significant volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:

Qualifications

  • 3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience.

  • Ability to travel weekly within the local market. This includes travel to Saline County and other areas in central Arkansas.

  • Ability to lift and/or move large objects (such as boxes) with the expectation that heavier items would be broken down into smaller components or requesting additional assistance may be required before lifting and/or moving.

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill/proficiency with Microsoft Office.

Here are some of the preferred experience skills we are seeking:

  • University/College degree or equivalent experience, preferred.

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level.

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.

  • Understanding of and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals.

  • Knowledge and ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level volunteers /customers.

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; 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, 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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Location US-AR-Little Rock

Posted Date 2 months ago (2/15/2024 10:57 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-11441

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: AR-Little Rock

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