American Heart Association Business Development Director in Austin, Texas
Now is the time to join us and make a difference. 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 hiring a Business Development Director in Austin, TX.
In this role, you will collaborate with internal staff, corporations, and community leaders to increase fund-raising efforts for the Austin market. You will be accountable for new revenue generation, securing sponsorships, assisting in future leadership strategy, and ensuring the market reaches their fundraising goals and objectives as well as corporate recruitment numbers. This position will report to the Executive Director Austin.
This is an office-based position that offers a hybrid schedule in a fast-paced environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission.
We offer a base salary with the potential to earn an incentive up to 25% of your base pay. The potential incentive is based on achieving certain revenue targets.
The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through 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 additional training and support, locally.
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Some of your responsibilities will include:
Lead new corporate recruitment and business development efforts.
Actively lead and develop strategies to build a new portfolio.
Build and maintain a portfolio of 70-100 corporations with a goal of securing a minimum of $1 million dollars annually and obtaining 75% portfolio penetration within 2 years.
Operate independently and lead a portfolio of corporate and foundation funders, including both new and some existing prospects. Responsibilities also include prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation, proposal development, and coordination of internal support activities.
Lead coordination of high potential entities and oversee multiple-interest prospect strategy that may be driven by other colleagues.
Develop, maintain, and enhance relationships with corporate and foundation funders. Identify and respond to opportunities for support from corporations and foundations, seeking alignment between donor interests and the Association needs.
Work closely with other internal leaders and colleagues to collaborate effectively with external funders and ensure proposals and agreements are in alignment with our mission and policies.
Monitor and evaluate market income performance through analysis of weekly, quarterly, and annual reporting. Collaborate with development directors to achieve team and overall team fundraising goals.
Develop and exceed agreed-upon goals (new company measurement and total revenue generated on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
Demonstrate a commitment to promoting and supporting an environment of diversity and inclusion.
Ability and willingness to travel within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case is considered time spent away from the office to fulfill the job goals.
Other duties and special assignments as assigned.
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:
3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience.
University / College degree preferred.
Proven track record of soliciting gifts in development/fundraising for a non-profit, or sales.
Proven track record of developing and implementing strategies for identifying, recruiting, and engaging high-level and C-suite volunteer leadership preferred.
Extraordinary communication skills, written and verbal, experience is required.
Ability to lift and/or move large objects (such as boxes) with the expectation that heavier items would be broken down into smaller components or requesting additional assistance may be required before lifting and/or moving.
Ability to travel locally about 80% of the time; always requires access to reliable transportation on an immediate basis.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-suite level preferred.
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
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 – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs; this position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (1/16/2024 1:53 PM)
Requisition ID 2024-12496
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time