American Heart Association Corporate Development Director, GRFW in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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.
Are you ready to put your dynamic skills as a corporate sales or fundraising professional to the test? If so, read on to learn how you can join our team of hardworking development staff as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.
Is it about the money? Sure, but it’s about so much more. To continue the fight against the number 1 and number 5 causes of death in the world, we need dedicated staff who can engage and motivate our past, present and future volunteers and donors to become passionate about our important mission and fundraising strategies.
If you have the desire to take your career to the next level, apply now to join our team as a Corporate Development Director in our Oklahoma City, OK office working on the Go Red For Women or Heart Ball campaign. These positions each have a net fundraising goal of $600K and the Development Director will have responsibility for the entirety of this goal.
Job duties include:
Revenue generation for the Oklahoma City Go Red For Women or Heart Ball event by making sales calls on mostly new and some existing customers.
Working in a dynamic, competitive and results-driven environment.
Prospect, cultivate and close new business through cold calls.
Capable of developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and other employees within assigned companies to drive revenue results.
Setting goals with companies and motivating employees to achieve those goals through Go Red For Women or Heart Ball fundraising inside the company.
Unyielding dedication to follow through and achievement of goals.
Some event management and logistics.
Networking within the local area to both help recruit and retain our valued volunteers.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
You will report to the Sr. Metro Executive Director and will be based in our Oklahoma City, OK office. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Want to move your resume to the top and become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives”? Here are some areas to consider:
Must have at least two years of experience in fundraising or outside sales in an environment requiring cold calls and new business development. This experience may also count toward satisfying this position’s educational requirement.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.
You will want to have demonstrated success in achieving assigned sales or fundraising revenue goals;
You should accomplish results through both strong volunteer recruitment and management as well as personal activity. You should have a proven track record in meeting sales goals.
It’s important to have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills.
You are a self-starter who makes things happen.
Your experience in understanding and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable.
You are willing to work outside of standard hours in support of your events, sponsors and volunteers including evenings and weekends as needed.
You are results driven, able to multi-task and willing and able to travel within the assigned territory in OKC area up to.
You have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
You have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations and spreadsheets.
You must be at least 18 years old.
If you believe this describes you then apply for immediate consideration.
Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.
Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off!
To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U and relationship development program - Building Powerful Partnerships.
While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying.
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
Requisition ID 2019-4607
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales
Location: Oklahoma City, OK