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American Heart Association Development Director, Heart Challenge in Southfield, Michigan

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director, Heart Challenge in Southeast Michigan. The Director will be part of a 5-person team that oversees our Heart Challenge campaign, with a focus on our Heart Walk digital experiences (events). The Director will be the lead on the Washtenaw County Heart Walk.

The ideal location of the Director is the Ann Arbor or southwest Detroit area.

This is a fast paced sales type of position with the main accountability of driving revenue.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume to extensive daily travel and minimal overnight travel.

Responsibilities

  • Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships and individual donations.

  • Handle the annual team cycle for the Heart Walk digital experiences (events) including securing corporate participation, goal setting, recruitment of team captains, and motivating team members.

  • Recruit and manage executive volunteer leadership, volunteer committees, and day of the event volunteers.

  • Develop profiles on the top businesses within the market area with a documented plan to secure their involvement.

  • Execute digital experience (event) logistics based on national best practices.

Qualifications

  • Experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.

  • Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 25%.

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

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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-MI-Southfield

Posted Date 2 months ago (1/5/2021 5:03 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-6329

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Additional Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor

Location: Southfield, MI

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