American Heart Association Corporate Relations Account Director - Mission Advancement in United States

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

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Relations Account Director - Mission Advancement ! This position can be remote in any major metro area but must be located near a major airport. This individual will be responsible for developing strategic business relationship with national companies to secure funding for national AHA organizational priorities at the $1 million + per year level as well as secure national retailers to participate in our Life is Why We Give call to action campaign. Responsible for working with field leaders to build a strong portfolio of accounts in order to achieve annual revenue targets in the $5-$10 million range, as well as meeting and exceeding strategic account objectives.

  • Acts as a senior level contact to represent AHA with global and national companies

  • Develop, plan and collaborate with senior management and volunteers to prospect for new business in order to meet or exceed organizational goals

  • Build a diverse portfolio of national accounts for national sponsorship and campaigns

  • Recruit and train staff and volunteer leadership to lead field corporate relations

  • Provide timely direction, framework and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization

  • Lead solution development efforts that best address the corporate accounts needs while meeting the mission priorities and capabilities of the AHA

  • Coordinate with appropriate departments to provide support, service, programs, or senior management resources

  • Lead joint company strategic account planning process that develops mutual goals and objectives, revenue targets and critical milestones on a multi-year basis

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Business, Marketing, Management or related field

  • Five (5) years of successful sales experience, particularly in selling intangible programs and services, along with the ability to develop and execute sales and marketing strategies

  • Five (5) years of experience in negotiation and solution oriented problem-solving

  • Ability to travel 50% local and overnight stay

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 2018-3236

Job Family Group Direct Sales

Job Category Fundraising/Sales