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American Heart Association Executive Director in Honolulu, Hawaii


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.

Leading the Hawaii Division of the Western States region, the Executive Director advances the mission of the American Heart Association through exceptional volunteer leadership and staff engagement in achieving our health impact and revenue goals.

Primary responsibilities include identifying, recruiting and engaging strong volunteer leadership; leading a partner-focused, results-oriented staff team and collaborating with internal and external partners to inspire investment and shared ownership of our lifesaving work. The annual revenue goal for the division is $2.5 million net - with a vision to raise $4 million annually by 2024 - to be achieved through balanced campaign growth including special events, corporate sponsorship and individual giving.


  • Recruit, engage and develop diverse leadership volunteers including the Division Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Teams, partner organizations and funders.

  • Build, coach and engage an agile staff team that optimally represents the organization as one in achieving shared goals.

  • Through exceptional volunteer leadership engagement and directly prospecting, securing and cultivating key relationships, drive health and revenue impact including corporate sponsorship, individual giving and strategic business planning.

  • Provide leadership, coaching and guidance for the planning, implementation and evaluation of fundraising campaigns, community impact and communications and marketing.

  • Oversee operations including CRM systems, division finances and data management.

  • Develop and maintain a sound knowledge of field operations, core programs, and strategic plans.


  • A strong track record of five years or more in fundraising or outside sales, preferably within a voluntary health organization.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in building and leading productive, agile, diverse and inclusive teams.

  • Background in recruiting and engaging volunteer leadership for sustained involvement.

  • Highly effective interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills.

  • Unwavering professionalism and dedication to excellence.

Compensation & Benefits

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive total rewards package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do .

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental and vision plans

  • Retirement plan with generous employer contributions

  • 12 paid holidays in addition to paid time off

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life and disability insurance

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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-HI-Honolulu

Posted Date 1 month ago (4/15/2022 6:47 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8489

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: HI-Honolulu