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American Heart Association Youth Market Director in Boise, Idaho


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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Youth Market Director based in Boise, Idaho . This is field-based position in Boise. Extensive travel may be involved to provide communities with optimal service.

Combine your love for fundraising and sales with your passion for kids' health! The American Heart Association's Kids Heart Challenge is all about equipping kids with ways to keep their hearts and brains healthy and raising funds for the health of all hearts. Meet one of our heart heroes hereand learn more!

As the Youth Market Director, you will advance our lifesaving mission through engaging primarily K-12th grade students across schools and districts with Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge. This is a fast-paced fundraising/sales position where you will get to work with hundreds of schools to personalize and bring to life plans to help get kids moving, learning and helping!


This position is directly responsible for meeting an overall fundraising goal of $320,000 (participant income and corporate sponsorship) through exceptional volunteer recruitment and engagement, customer service and account management - all while motivating kids to take their health to heart .

  • Recruit and engage students through schools and districts in life-saving initiatives including Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge programs.

  • Implement strategies and initiatives to fully engage students through classroom challenges, activities and student assemblies (in-person and digital experiences.

  • Develop and cultivate relationships on an ongoing basis with teachers, principals and district superintendents.

  • Establish and maintain outstanding customer service with volunteers and other collaborators. This includes detailed planning and kick-off meetings to set schools up for success.

  • High volume account management that regularly involves working with 5-10 schools each day - in-person where possible or online/by phone.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds with the expectation that items in excess of 20 pounds would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Experience in outside sales or fundraising in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity with a track record in meeting sales/fund raising goals.

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

  • Ability to work productively and efficiently from a home office and in the field consistent with the AHA's flexible work arrangements policy.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate proactively.

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

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, "we can do this" environment.

  • This position requires keeping account information up to date on an ongoing basis with our customer relationship management databases. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to manage and report on data using CRMs is needed.

  • This is a field-based position that requires extensive local travel across Boise. Access to reliable transportation and ability to maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance are needed as is the ability to work productively from home and the field.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience managing and cultivating volunteer relationships.

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.

  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?


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

Location US-ID-Boise

Posted Date 2 months ago (3/7/2022 7:18 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8261

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: ID-Boise