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American Heart Association Corporate Market Director-HW in Irving, 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.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director, Heart Walk in our Dallas Division. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the annual Dallas Heart Walk. This position has a planned net goal of $500K - $1M. This event brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers within the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. The territory is the Dallas area.In 2018, the Heart Walk raised $6.2M. The projected goal for this year is $6.4M.

The date of the next Dallas Heart Walk is Saturday, September 14, 2019.

Job duties include:

  • Revenuegeneration and volunteer management for theDallas HeartWalk.

  • Conductingsales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developingrelationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate andcommunity leaders.

  • Goalsetting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds andawareness.

  • Working alongside the Events and Logistics team to coordinatingevent efforts and meet company needs to deliver on promised activations.

  • Networkingwithin the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’sdegreefromanaccredited university preferred.College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1½years’experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • Musthaveatleast2 years of experience in fundraising, outside salesorinanon-profit organization in a similarcapacity.Thisexperience mayalso count towards satisfyingthisposition’seducational requirement.

  • Organization,communication,negotiation,andinterpersonal skills are a must.

  • Abilitytoaccomplishresultsthrough strong volunteer recruitmentandmanagement.

  • Proventrack record in meeting sales/fundraisinggoals.

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 2019-4479

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

American Heart Association
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