American Heart Association Corporate Development Director, Heart Walk in Houston, 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 American Heart Association is seeking a high energy, competitive, and achievement driven individual to be part of the Houston Heart Walk Team! This Corporate Development Director, Heart Walk position requires someone who has experience with large fundraising goals and large events. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising, we want to hear from you! This position has a net fundraising goal of $600K.
Job duties include:
Revenue generation and volunteer management for theHouston Heart Walk.
Event management and logistics.
Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.
Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.
Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.
Coordinating event efforts.
Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.
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’ experience equates to 1 full time 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 towards satisfying this position’ s educational requirement.
Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.
Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi-task and 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 the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, 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 2019-4649
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales