American Heart Association Business Development Director in Fairbanks, Alaska
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 American Heart Association (AHA) has an exciting opportunity for a fundraising/sales professional to fill a Development Director position in Fairbanks. As the Director, you are responsible for a $500,000+ revenue goal generated through year-round fundraising, including a variety of events and activities, in addition to our two large signature campaigns - Heart & Stroke Walk and Go Red For Women Luncheon
This is a home-office based position.
Key responsibilities include:
Identifying and recruiting a group of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership members to support campaigns
Activating and motivating volunteer leadership teams through personal and corporate giving and influencing involvement and giving of others
Maintaining and growing current corporate sponsorship and identifying and securing new business
Developing a year-round pipeline and cultivation plan for corporate accounts and donors
Managing peer-to-peer fundraising in participating companies to help achieve revenue goals
Leading effective engagement strategies for campaign participants
Promoting corporate and community participation through local activities
Event planning and execution
Communicating timely with Executive Director and internal and external customers
Conducting community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects
Key Qualifications Include:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
2+ years successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing
Demonstrated ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training, and management
Highly effective organizational, negotiations and interpersonal skills.
Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
Self-starter able to work well in a team-driven environment
Strong business literacy and professional communication skills including business correspondence and professional writing
Experience creating and designing professional presentations for community health partners, corporate sponsors and return on investment packages utilizing programs such as Microsoft Publisher and Power Point.
Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed
Preferred Qualifications Include:
Experience with the AHA or a similar nonprofit organization
Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs
Knowledge of corporate and community networks in the Fairbanks Area
Experience creating and making professional presentations to business leaders
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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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
This Western States Affiliate position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program. Please contact HR for details.
Requisition ID 2019-4695
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales