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American Heart Association Youth Market Director in Corpus Christi, 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.


The AHA is now hiring a Fundraising Director, Kids Heart Challenge in Corpus Christi, TX. In this exciting opportunity, you will be responsible for managing and developing a territory of school partners, recruiting and engaging volunteer leadership, and executing a fundraising campaign in excess of $250K, net. You will partner with local schools to grow the Kids Heart Challenge impact including increasing number of schools participating, funds raised, and kids reached. You will use your positive mindset, creativity, agility, organizational skills, desire to be on-the-go, driving from school to school to manage and grow your territory and annual fundraising campaign results.

Join our fundraising team implementing Kids Heart Challenge in local schools. You will prospect and recruit to build upon an already existing territory, working with all levels of school partners to enhance the AHA presence and positively impact kids’ health, and raise money to support our mission.

For consideration, you’ll need at least two years of full-time relevant work experience, including proven success in sales or fundraising. You must be able to start early in the morning, work/drive in the field 80% of each day, and effectively manage time and responsibilities. Occasionally, evening and weekend activities may be required. You will also be:

  • Using innovative and cutting-edge systems & tools to impact the nation’s largest health crisis at a grass roots level.

  • Impacting the mission through the youngest Americans and inspiring them to positively impact the families and communities around them.

  • Comfortable presenting to large groups of kids are an essential way to generate excitement and be successful in this role.

In return for your hard work and success, you’ll get excellent total compensation and incentive, superior healthcare benefits, a flexible work environment, top retirement benefits and paid time off. This can be a home office based position.


Here are some of the experiences we are looking forward to reviewing in your resume:

  • 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: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience, including proven success in sales or fundraising required.

  • Ability to work evenings and drive locally approximately 75% of the time.

  • Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Proficient knowledge and skill with office-related computer programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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 2019-3821

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

American Heart Association
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