American Heart Association

Development Director

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Type
Industry
Function
Charitable Organizations
Field Campaigns
  • Estero, FL

Overview

Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career!

We are looking to fill a Development Director in Estero, FL . The director will coordinate, plan, and implement activities and resources necessary to achieve fundraising goals and campaign objectives for the Lee County Heart Walk and South West Florida Go Red for Women campaigns.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values – Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!

Responsibilities

Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.
  • Driving new business development by soliciting sponsorships and generating participant income through developing year-round business and cultivation plans.
  • Driving peer-to-peer fundraising by supporting corporate partners and team leaders effectively.
  • Recruiting, orienting, and managing C-suite volunteer leadership based on nationally established methodologies.
  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership.
  • Instrumental in building volunteer leadership committees.
  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.
  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising initiatives according to standard methodologies and campaign timeline.
  • Confirming detailed, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information.
  • Collaborating with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize event market strategy, and drive community impact.

In this role, you will report to the Executive Director. Daily travel within the market is required.

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:

Qualifications

  • 2 years of relevant experience preferred; college graduates are welcome and encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices, and techniques, notably peer-to-peer fundraising preferred.
  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating top-level donors and volunteers preferred.
  • Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation.
  • Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory.

Compensation & Benefits

The AHA is committed to making an investment in each employee. Below are our main components of the total rewards package we offer. Visit our Rewards & Benefits (add hyperlink) section to see more detailed information.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments as needed.
  • Performance and Recognition – Employees are rewarded for achieving success in the form of merit increases and incentive programs based on type of position.
  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, and a robust retirement program that include an employer match and automatic contribution. To further emphasize our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program, and telemedicine and medical consultation.
  • Professional Development – You will have the opportunity to join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the AHA’s national online university that provides over 100,000 resources delivered in a variety of formats to meet your needs and busy schedule.
  • Work/Life Satisfaction – The AHA offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days increase based on seniority level. You will also have 12 paid holidays off each year.

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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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-FL-Estero

Posted Date 1 month ago (8/29/2022 5:35 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-6316

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: FL-Estero

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