American Heart Association Executive Director in Danbury, Connecticut
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The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an Executive Director covering the Westchester NY and Fairfield CT area . The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation of assigned development projects and fundraising revenue. This position as a player/coach will oversee leadership of volunteer Boards and volunteer committees as necessary to implement and successfully complete assigned development projects. Will provide coaching and supervision to 2 staff. The fundraising events in the assigned markets include Heart Walk, Go Red for Women Luncheon, Executives with Heart, Women of Impact, Teen of Impact and Leaders for Life campaigns.
The Executive Director will also oversee the execution of the markets Community Health Impact strategy in the areas of hypertension, cholesterol, nutrition, obesity, and physical activity. Effectively integrate population health strategies focusing on collaboration with Development, Quality & Systems Improvement, Advocacy and Communications & Marketing partners.
We are seeking an inspiring leader to drive the strategy and execution of corporate revenue and health impact goals for the market. Provides coaching and supervision for Director level staff implementing campaigns and Community Health actions. The Executive Director will supervise staff who will lead events while adhering to specific AHA “Best Practices”. This includes building collaborative partnerships in the Westchester and Fairfield Counties area.
Essential Job Duties:
Guide and direct team to achieve event and revenue goals. Accountable for hiring, directing, training, evaluating, and terminating staff under their supervision.
Develop profiles on the top businesses within the assigned market areas, build relationships with key corporate leaders who can support initiatives, create a documented plan for company engagement in both revenue and community impact.
Guide and direct team to achieve campaign, revenue, and health impact goals.
Be an influential contributor to the Greater New York 2024 Vision.
Develop and manage a volunteer Board of Directors, consisting of top-level corporate executives.
Create, monitor, and evaluate an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals, budget, and timelines for the events.
Responsible for staff follow-up and monitoring of assigned fundraising activities.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
Must have at least 4+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a nonprofit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.
Must have at least 2 years of experience in a management capacity. This experience may occur within the 3-year related experience requirement. Experience gained through direct internal work on AHA projects/priorities may substitute for this requirement and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Knowledge of community organization, sales, fundraising, and marketing principles, practices, techniques, and trends.
Proven success building relationships in the Westchester NY market with community leaders and c-suite business leaders.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.
Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.
Ability to function independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers.
Ability to do daily travel up to 75% (contingent on environment.
Must have proficient knowledge and skills with Microsoft Office Suite used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint is a plus.
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds with the expectation that items in excess of 25 pounds would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.
Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.
Compensation & Benefits
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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, based on the type of position.
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.
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 US-NY-White Plains
Posted Date 3 days ago (9/22/2022 11:16 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-8870
Job Category Field Campaigns
Additional Locations US-NY-Plainview | US-NY-Hartsdale | US-NY-Port Chester | US-NY-Yonkers | US-NY-Tarrytown | US-NY-Mohegan Lake | US-NY-Yorktown Heights | US-NY-Bedford Hills | US-CT-Danbury | US-CT...
Position Type Full Time