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American Heart Association School Fundraising Director in Winston-Salem, North Carolina


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.

The American Heart Association has an opportunity for a School Fundraising Director serving Forsythe, Iredell, Catawba, Alexander, Davie, Rowan and Yadkin counties in North Carolina . The director is responsible for implementing the American Heart Association's school-based fundraising program – Kid’s Heart Challenge throughout the assigned territory.


Primary Responsibilities :

  • Works with school-based coordinators, to raise funds through our school based educational fundraising program

  • Present program at school assembly events to teach students about the American Heart Association and the Kid’s Heart Challenge program

  • Is the liaison between the American Heart Association and schools within the assigned territory

  • Responsible for achieving income and school recruitment goals through the management of existing customers and school accounts, and prospecting and cultivating new school accounts

  • Maintain and track all related fundraising data

  • Coordinates, plans and implements activities and resources necessary to achieve campaign goals and fundraising objectives in the assigned territory

  • Recruit volunteers to develop and manage school-wide events

  • Build relationships and provide support to volunteers in each school

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory - travel within assigned territory is 90-95%


Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 1+ years of work experience, preferably in territory sales and/or nonprofit fundraising

  • Individual must reside in the territory

  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned territory on a daily basis - travel within assigned territory is 90-95%

  • Territory management experience preferred

  • Ability to set and exceed aggressive dollar goals using his/her skills and abilities in customer relationship management

  • Proficiency with MS Office, excellent communication skills, and outstanding time and territory management

  • Excellent presentation skills to different audience levels

  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management

  • Ability to plan and work independently

  • Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven environment

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Location US-NC-Winston-Salem

Posted Date 2 months ago (1/8/2020 2:58 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-5575

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

Additional Locations US-NC-Winston-Salem | US-NC-Mooresville | US-NC-Statesville

Location: Winston-Salem, NC