American Heart Association Business Development Director (fundraising/sales) in Oakland, California
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.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to help manage our Heart & Stroke Walk campaign within our Greater Bay Area 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.
Under supervision of our two Senior Development Directors and working alongside four other Business Development Directors, you will be responsible for achieving an overall team fundraising goal of $5.3M through selling corporate sponsorships, working with corporate leaders, managing corporate and community teams and generating participant income.
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 Development Director, VP of Development, Executive Director and internal and external customers.
Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
Strong cold-calling, relationship-building and customer service skills
Highly effective organizational, multitasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion
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
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 2019-4985
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales