American Heart Association Development Director in Gainesville, Florida
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.
We are looking to fill a Development Director in Ocala, FL . As the director, you will plan, coordinate, and implement activities and resources necessary to achieve fundraising goals and campaign objectives for the Ocala market, including the Heart Walk and Go Red For Women campaigns.
Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
Setting and achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners, high-level decision-makers, and community leaders.
Driving new business development by soliciting sponsorships and generating participant income through developing year-round business and cultivation plans.
Driving peer-to-peer fundraising by supporting corporate partners and team leaders effectively.
Recruiting, orientation, and managing executive volunteer leadership chairs and committees based on nationally established methodologies.
Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership.
Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.
Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising event(s) according to standard methodologies and event timeline.
Confirming detailed, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information.
Collaborating with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize event market strategy.
In this role, you will report to Vice President Development. Daily travel within the Ocala market is required when it is safe to do so.
Note: this is a work-out-of-your home position.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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:
At least two years of work experience in sales or fundraising.
Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices and techniques, notably peer-to-peer fundraising.
Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating top-level donors and volunteers.
Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making.
Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation.
Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends.
Ability and willingness to travel throughout Marion County when it is safe to do so.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.
Attracting hardworking, 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! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.
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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Posted Date 5 days ago (10/13/2021 5:09 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-7095
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Field Campaigns
Additional Locations US-FL-Gainesville
Location: Gainesville, FL