American Heart Association Executive Director in Austin, Texas
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 AHA is looking for an Executive Director for our Austin area office. The ED serves in a pivotal leadership role in the community and reports to the Senior Vice President, Development. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Austin area with responsibilities for staffing volunteer Boards of Directors and fostering volunteer engagement and development.
The Executive Director also provides strategic direction and management to a fantastic group of committed fundraisers and support staff with overall responsibility for the revenue goals for our Heart Ball, Heart Challenge and Go Red for Women campaign. As part of fostering an engaged community, the Executive Director will participate in community and corporate functions that allow for networking and generating new contacts to be part of the AHA mission and fundraising efforts.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
You have the ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management
You have a solid track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals
You are able to secure corporate donations through participating in and leading top-level sponsorship asks
You have proven skills in cultivating major donors, securing large corporate sponsorships (of $100,000 or more), and identifying and securing foundation gifts
You have a collaborative approach when working with other internal partners, such as our Health Strategies and Youth Market Teams to help drive specific AHA cause initiatives in defined markets.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
5 years successful experience in non-profit fundraising, volunteer management or similar experience
3 years of managerial experience ideally with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization
Direct knowledge of special event campaign fundraising tactics crucial
Ability to travel the Austin area territory daily
Solid understanding of how to engage and work with philanthropic communities
Should be able to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation
Compensation & Benefits
Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.
Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://heart.jobs/rewards-and-benefits/
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, 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
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/5/2021 1:53 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-7736
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Field Campaigns
Location: Austin, TX