American Heart Association Sales/Fundraising Heart Walk Director, Dayton in Kettering, Ohio

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

T he American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Heart Walk Director (Sales/Fundraising) in our Great Rivers Affiliate office located in Dayton (Kettering), OH. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Heart Walk Director manages campaign activities, event budgets and fundraising activities. Daily activities will include securing and growing corporate sponsorships, recruiting and orienting team captains and top walkers, planning and executing Heart Walk events and meeting overall Heart Walk team fundraising goals in excess of $480,000. The Heart Walk Director builds relationships with companies, including Fortune 500 companies, customers, sponsors and donors and works with c-suite business & social leaders, volunteers and committees related to event activities to ensure goals are met and best practices are followed. This person will be responsible for the Dayton market Heart Walk. AHA fundraising staff are held accountable to their revenue goals and are responsible for seeking top dollar sponsorships and/or multi-year contracts, and a minimum of 10 face to face corporate sales meetings per week while adhering to AHA best practices.

Essential Job Duties

  • Achievement of the Heart Walk financial goal(s)

  • Accountability for the implementation of the Heart Walk event based on nationally established best practices.

  • Conduct revenue generation-focused sales calls daily and appropriately document scheduled appointments and results

  • Develop and cultivate mutually satisfying relationships with corporations and top level donors

  • Utilize consultative approach to match donor interests with AHA mission and priorities

  • Lead volunteer recruitment and engagement. Ensuring the right profile event and executive leadership team chairpersons and other volunteers are recruited and provided effective orientation, training and development and activation

Qualifications

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • At least two years of experience with a non-profit organization in a fund raising position, or two years proven success in marketing, sales, event planning, fundraising or new business development.

  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation and motivation

  • Proven outside sales experience, business-to-business experience preferred

  • Knowledge and skills in fund raising principles, practices and techniques

  • Ability to recruit, train, counsel, and manage volunteer groups and to develop long range organizational goals and follow through with them

  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, but also to work independently

  • Ability to apply sound judgment and problem solving skills to conflicts

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Applied knowledge and intermediate skills in windows applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training, ability to speak publicly

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

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Requisition ID 2018-3316

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales