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American Heart Association Corporate Development Director-GRFW in San Antonio, Texas


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.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director, Go Red For Women in our San Antonio office. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and individual income for the annual San Antonio Go Red For Women Summit. San Antonio’s Go Red For Women Summit brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, and volunteers within the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. In 2019, the Go Red For Women Summit raised $610,000 and the projected net goal for next year is $702,000. The next San Antonio Go Red For Women Summit is scheduled for Wednesday, February.

Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the San Antonio GRFW campaign.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate and community leaders.

  • Chair/Executive Leadership Team recruitment and management.

  • Recruitment and cultivation of lead volunteers for Cor Vitae and Open Your Heart.

  • Managing logistics leading up to, during and following the Go Red For Women event.

  • Working with company leads to facilitate sponsor benefits and deliver on promised activations.

  • Networking within the local community to recruit and retain our valued volunteers.

  • Crafting/customizing partnership proposals based upon sponsor priorities.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1½ years of experience equates to 1 full year of higher education.

  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count toward satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Ability to accomplish results through strongvolunteerrelationships and management.

  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Must have strong knowledge and skill set within Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to managing emails in Outlook, developing reports in Excel, creating presentations in PowerPoint and crafting letters inWord.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask.

  • Must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from thegroundto waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

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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Requisition ID 2019-4526

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

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