American Heart Association Fundraising Director in Austin, Texas
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We are hiring a Fundraising / Youth Market Director on our Development Strategies team. This can be a home-office position, or the candidate may office in one of the local market offices. This position may require travel including occasional overnights to meetings, conferences, etc.
In this position, you will be responsible for helping develop programs and drive revenue in school districts, secondary schools, colleges and with streaming / social media platforms. The primary focus will be to grow the District Heart Challenge program. This is an employee wellness program offered by the American Heart Association to School District staff. This position will help drive revenue and peer-to-peer fundraising while also providing wellness opportunities. This position will also manage and help develop and implement new strategies to drive revenue and engagement to reach our $3M annual goal.
This position will report to the Regional Vice Present of Development Strategies for the SouthWest region.
Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.
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 training and support locally and through our National Center.
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In this role, you will be responsible to:
Share in the development of fundraising programs including innovation and critical thinking to overcome obstacles and anticipate program gaps.
Create collateral materials to support the development and growth of these programs.
Help build the pipeline to achieve $3M annual goal.
Work with existing school districts who partner with the American Heart Association through District Heart Challenge employee wellness program.
Recruit new school districts to participate in District Heart Challenge.
Increase engagement in District Heart Challenge and increase peer-to-peer fundraising.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite of products including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
Familiar with gaming/streaming platforms including TwitchTV, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, etc. preferred
Must be comfortable making phone calls, reaching out via email, etc.
Ensure adherence to all national and regional Youth Market policies, guidelines and procedures.
Collaborate with regional counterparts in other areas of the organization.
Perform other duties 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:
2 years of experience in sales or fundraising in a similar capacity.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Understanding of school district structure.
Experience in peer-to-peer fundraising.
Demonstrated community organization skills with the ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers effectively.
Excellent written communications skills, particularly consumer-oriented writing
Project management - demonstrated track record of meeting deadlines
Excellent design and creative communication development skills
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and the willingness to work with all social strata, occupations, and diverse backgrounds.
Presentation skills for small and large groups.
Ability to work as part of an integrated team.
Willingness and ability to travel within the region and to National Center as needed.
Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level.
Compensation & Benefits
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.
Salary minimum to midpoint of the range is $55,350 to $85,580. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.
Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply.
AHA reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or national origin.
Employees scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental, and vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of service. AHA subsidizes the medical and dental cost to ensure benefits are affordable. Eligible dependents under AHA’s group benefit plans include legal spouse, domestic partner, children under the age of 26 or who are disabled. AHA offers additional benefits like an EAP, telehealth benefit for general medical and behavioral health, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability.
Retirement Plans: AHA retirement plans offer employees a way to start saving after their first paycheck. The retirement plans provide employer contributions after two years of service. If you have previous 501(c)(3) non-profit experience, within the last 5 years, at a national health agency, an institution of higher learning or a medical institution, that experience may count towards the two-year waiting period. Employees are 100% vested in employee and employer contributions.
Paid Days Off: Regular full-time and part-time employees earn Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service. PTO begins accruing on date of hire. Full time employees receive one paid Community Service time off day per year and are encouraged to participate in projects, programs and organizations which contribute to the health and vitality of their communities. AHA also offers 12 paid holidays per year.
Leaves of Absence: AHA offers both Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits which replace earnings if you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury. Employees are eligible for Short Term Disability after 90 days of service and are eligible for Long Term Disability after being disabled for 90 days or more. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks off of work for a qualified leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), intermittent FMLA leaves and leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA.
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.
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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Location Diversity Distribution SouthWest
Posted Date 2 months ago (7/28/2022 4:26 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-7479
Job Category Field Campaigns
Additional Locations US-TX-Irving | US-TX-Houston | US-TX-Austin | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-San Antonio | US-TX-Fort Worth
Position Type Full Time