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American Heart Association Business Development Director, Social Market in Tucson, Arizona

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.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Director, Social Market within our Development and Field Operations Department. You will be based in our Tucson office. The ability to work from home as required by health guidelines is needed.

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The Business Development Director is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, management and implementation of fundraising strategies in collaboration with internal and external partners to achieve overall team and region goals. This includes ensuring that revenue goals are achieved through developing new and cultivating existing relationships and driving revenue and health impact goals through effectively engaging volunteers, other partners and staff across diverse opportunities. Also, you will build a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance the mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Provide timely direction, framework and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization. Share meaningful opportunities for volunteers so they can utilize their passion to further the mission of the organization. Give recognition to volunteers for their efforts to help ensure their success and drive satisfaction. Hold each other accountable, both volunteers and staff, while being accessible and build collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust. Create a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals for the organization.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manages relationships with current and prospective individuals and companies to reach fundraising goals. Applies fundraising practices, including AHA Best Practices, to drive sustainable growth. Directly accountable for achieving revenue goals aligned with funding research, public health, professional education and training and community services.

  • Leads and actively participates in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and management of corporate sponsorship and corporate and community involvement. This includes completing research on businesses within assigned market, while developing profiles and strategic plans to secure involvement. Develop a 3-year plan for account development and corporate sponsorships that allows for maximum revenue based on market potential.

  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the campaign(s) on a sustained basis. Includes the recruitment and engagement of fundraising chairs and leadership teams to champion achievement of identified goals through their personal and corporate giving, and influencing the involvement and giving of others.

  • Plans, manages, implements and evaluates strategies and initiatives aligned with revenue generation and volunteer leadership engagement strategies. Drives campaign growth through effective donor cultivation and engagement with integration across AHA initiatives.

  • Develops and implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for individual donors and corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.

  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accruately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.

  • Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.

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

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent related exprience

  • Three (3) years of the following experience:

  • Demonstrated track record in fundraising, sales or marketing

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally

  • Ability to organize and plan a complex campaign in a highly dynamic environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Preferred skills:

  • Three (3) years of the following experience:

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level.

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

  • AHA experience

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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-AZ-Tucson

Posted Date 2 months ago (9/2/2020 10:25 AM)

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