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American Heart Association Business Development Director in Irvine, California

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to help manage our Heart & Stroke Walk campaign within our Orange County Division. The Heart & Stroke Walk is the AHA’s premier event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Orange County Heart Walk to achieve an overall team fundraising goal of $2.2M, and working alongside one other director - under supervision of our Senior Director - on selling corporate sponsorships, managing community teams and generating participant income.

You will be based in our Irvine, CA office.

Additional key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing identification, recruitment and activation of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the campaign.

  • Leading effective engagement strategies for team captains and walkers.

  • Ongoing management of corporate sponsorship accounts and community involvement.

  • Managing peer-to-peer fundraising in participating Heart Walk companies to help achieve revenue goals.

  • Ongoing management, implementation and evaluation of events and activities within Heart Walk campaign.

  • Development of year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts.

  • Active community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects.

  • Management of timely communication with the Senior Business Development Director, Executive Director and internal and external customers.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers

  • Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

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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This Western States Affiliate position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program. Please contact HR for details.

Requisition ID 2019-4848

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

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