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American Heart Association Sr. Corporate Development Director, Active Events in Irving, Texas

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Corporate Development Director, Active Events in our Dallas Division. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the Active Events for the Dallas Division office. This position has a net goal of $500K - $1M. Our Active Events bring corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers within the community together to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killer in America.

In 2018, the Dallas Division’s Active Events raised $6.2M. The projected goal for this year is $6.4M.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Generate revenue through the acquisition, cultivation and retention of corporate sponsorships and fundraising engagement.

  • Accountable for providing strategic direction in corporate fundraising and event execution. Holding both volunteers and staff accountable while being accessible and building collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust. Build a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals.

  • Collaborate in identifying short- and long-range issues that need to be addressed and develop options for resolution as part of business plans, objectives and strategies to ensure successful attainment of financial goals for the Market. Participate in the development, design and execution of strategic development plans to drive profitable and sustainable year over year growth in all divisions and at the Market level.

  • Source, secure and conduct sales calls to generate new business and upgrade existing company partnerships by engaging them in the mission of the AHA through their participation in the Dallas Division’s Heart Challenge Active Events which includes The Heart Walk, CycleNation, Field Day and Fit Challenge campaigns.

  • Grow revenue through increasing participation in Circle of Excellence companies ($100K +), Individual donors ($5k +) and Top Walkers ($1K.

  • Create a year-round cultivation plan with corporations to increase corporate engagement which should include participation in Community Impact campaigns.

  • Accountable for providing strategic direction in corporate fundraising and event execution and holding volunteers and staff accountable while being accessible and building collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust. Build a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals.

  • Collaborate in identifying short- and long-range issues that need to be addressed and develop options for resolution as part of business plans, objectives and strategies to ensure successful attainment of financial goals for the Market. Participate in the development, design and execution of strategic development plans to drive profitable and sustainable year over year growth in all divisions and at the Market level.

  • Track, report and manage results using a variety of campaign and constituent management systems with a proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Coordinate event efforts and meet company needs and deliver on promised activations.

  • Develop and manage relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate and community leaders.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Experience Includes:

  • 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.

  • Accountable for providing strategic direction in corporate fundraising and event execution. Holding each other accountable, both volunteers and staff, while being accessible and building collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships that are based on a foundation of mutual trust. Build a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals.

  • Collaborate in identifying short- and long-range issues that need to be addressed and develop options for resolution as part of business plans, objectives and strategies to ensure successful attainment of financial goals for the Market. Participate in the development, design and execution of strategic development plans to drive profitable and sustainable year over year growth in all divisions and at the Market level.

  • 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity preferred. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’ s educational requirement.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask.

  • Must have strong knowledge and skill set within Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to managing emails in Outlook, developing reports in Excel, creating presentations in PowerPoint and crafting letters in Word.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to .

Attracting talented, 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.

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 2019-4936

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

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