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American Heart Association Corporate Development Director in Houston, Texas


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.


If you have the desire to take your career to the next level, apply now to join our team as a Corporate Development Director in our Bay Area/Galveston region working on our Heart Ball and Heart Walk campaigns. This position has a net fundraising goal of $570,000K and you will be responsible for:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Bay Area Heart Walk and the Bay Area Heart Ball.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Event management and logistics.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.

  • Coordinating event efforts.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

You will report to the Regional Vice President for the Mid-Markets south and be home based. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


Want to move your resume to the top and become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives”? Here are some areas to consider:

  • While a bachelor’s degree or some college coursework combined with related experience is helpful, it isn't required;

  • Having at least 2 years of sales or fundraising experience is important;

  • You will want to have demonstrated success in achieving assigned sales or fundraising revenue goals;

  • You should have the knowledge and ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level level volunteers/customers;

  • It’s important to have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills;

  • You are a self-starter who makes things happen;

  • Your experience in understanding and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable;

  • You are willing to work outside of standard hours in support of your events, sponsors and volunteers including evenings and weekends as needed;

  • Travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations.

If you believe this describes you then apply for immediate consideration.

Salary and Benefits:

Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25 th off!

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U and relationship development program - Building Powerful Partnerships.

While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying

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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Requisition ID 2019-5067

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

Location: Houston, TX