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American Heart Association Region Development Consultant in Richmond, Virginia


Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

The Region Development Consultant is responsible for working with the Sr. Development Consultant and the Region SVP, Development Consultant & Training to develop the Eastern States Region comprehensive strategic plan for the American Heart Association’s core field campaigns. The Region Development Consultant provides critical mentor to staff around the Association’s campaign product best practices, and partners with staff to develop robust campaign impact & action plans to exceed quarterly, fiscal year and event year revenue targets, and further bring the mission of the American Heart Association to life. The Region Development Consultant serves as the ES Region’s primary product expert in Heart Challenge campaign and/or Socials campaigns (Heart of “City” and Go Red for Women) through: coaching and consultation, campaign analysis, high-level strategy, progressive thought-leadership, ability to overcome challenges and provide solutions to drive significant revenue growth across the region.

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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The ideal candidate is an inspirational and influential leader with extensive success in campaign/product fundraising and has led campaigns to achieve significant (7-figure+) YOY growth. This individual has a deep knowledge of core campaigns and their primary revenue streams, including, but not limited to, sponsorship, Peer-to-Peer, individual giving/major gifts, retail/point-of-sale campaigns, business partner engagement and matching gifts. The candidate should highly adaptable, eager to learn and teach, find value in investing in the growth and development of others, and seek to move the mission of the American Heart Association forward in meaningful ways.

  • Campaign product(s) authority with a proven record of success and 7-figure+ year-over-year growth in event fundraising.

  • Solution oriented, innovative thought-leader, able to lead multiple ongoing initiatives/projects, anticipate challenges, influence others, and provide strategic consultation.

  • Partners with SVP, Region Development Consultant & Training, and Sr. Development Consultant on the strategic growth plans for the Region’s core field campaigns demonstrating the Association’s best practices and timeline.

  • Coaches, consults, trains and partners with field staff on best practice timeline & outcomes in order to achieve quarterly, fiscal and event year revenue goals.

  • Coaches, consults, trains and partners with field staff on the development of campaign impact & growth plans, aligned with Market vision and objectives, to enable significant and sustainable growth.

  • Serves as Region authority in core product(s) (Heart Challenge/Socials campaigns) for ES field campaign development staff.

  • Serves as a liaison to National product campaign lead(s.

  • Provides consistent oversight and tracking of campaign(s), data analysis, and key observations around KPI’s for the Region’s priorities and focus areas for core product(s) to SVP and Sr. Development Consultant.

  • Develops and implements strategic solutions to overcome challenges and drive revenue growth in core product(s).

  • Provides regular revenue forecasts and projections by campaign and market across the region for core product(s).

  • Handles special projects across the Region as needed.

  • Home office with 30%-40% travel expected.


Want to move your resume to the top? Here are some things to consider:

  • University/College degree or equivalent experience, preferred

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience

  • Experience raising $1m+ in revenue, along with recruiting and leading volunteers

  • Validated experience with key fundraising strategies – including but not limited to business partner campaigns, c-suite volunteer management, six figures+ sponsorship/marketing proposals, as well as mission integration in key requests.

  • Comfortable working with executives at the VP, SVP and EVP level.

  • Ability to direct a team but also to work independently.

  • Excellent influencing skills - experience in consultation to staff over which there is no reporting relationship.

  • Skills in written and verbal communication at all organizational levels including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and trainings.

  • Ability to plan and conduct meetings.

  • Knowledge of group dynamics and group process.

  • Experience in event planning, organizing, consultation and volunteer management preferred.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with the proven track record to analyze numbers to impact campaign trends and build strategies on where to shift to impact future results

  • Ability to use Microsoft products, computer software, run reports and maintain accurate data.

  • Ability to travel throughout the region (up to 35%) which may include some nights and weekends as needed.

  • Willing to work outside of standard hours as needed.

Compensation & Benefits

Expected pay range will be $70,300 to $100,000. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range my apply.

American Heart Association reserves the right to pay more or less than the posteed rage.

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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, based on the type of position.

  • 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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Location US-PA-Pittsburgh

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (11/9/2023 6:33 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-11548

Job Category Field Campaigns

Additional Locations US-VA-Glen Allen | US-VA-Richmond

Position Type Full Time

Location: VA-Richmond