American Heart Association Development (Fundraising) Director - Portland in Portland, Oregon

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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for an experienced fundraising or sales professional for a Development Director in Portland. The Director, in collaboration with volunteers and staff, plans and implements the Go Red For Women Campaign to achieve a net revenue goal of $480,000 generated through corporate sponsorship and individual patron giving.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manages and grows existing corporate accounts and individual donors as well as develops a pipeline and solicits new business

  • Develops and implements a year-round cultivation plan to high-level corporate & patron sponsors

  • Identifies, recruits and manages executive level volunteers in both the corporate and medical communities

  • Manages the Go Red Campaign, including the luncheon, according to best practices, benchmarks and timelines to achieve the fundraising goal

  • Conducts active community networking and outreach through 10+ face to face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsors

Qualifications

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years successful experience in fundraising and/or sales

  • Ability to recruit, train, and manage high level volunteers to accomplish established goals

  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Skill in making oral presentations to large and small audiences and ability to write clear and concise narratives

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed

Here are some of the preferred experience/skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with the American Heart Association or similar non-profit experience in a fundraising position

  • Experience in closing high level corporate sponsorship

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

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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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