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American Heart Association Go Red For Women Development Director in Houston, Texas


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 AHA is looking for a Development Director - Go Red For Women (GRFW) position in our Houston, TX office. As the GRFW Development Director, you will be responsible for a goal of $500,000 which can be achieved by:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.

  • Driving new business development through selling sponsorships and generating participant income for the assigned campaign.

  • Developing new company and volunteer recruitment plans as well as driving income goals.

  • Recruiting and stewarding c-suite volunteer leaders based on nationally established methodologies.

  • Leading and executing the Woman of Impact fundraising campaign which focuses on peer-to-peer fundraising efforts.

  • Establishing relationships with affluent individual donors and foundations and achieving dollar results.

  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.

  • Building a network of significant volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

  • Additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Want to move your resume to the top? Here are some things to consider:

  • Possessing a bachelor’s degree or some college coursework and/or at least 3 years of corporate sales or fundraising experience.

  • Demonstrated success in achieving assigned revenue goals.

  • Knowledgeable and able to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level volunteers/customers.

  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills; you are a self-starter who makes things happen.

  • Experienced in understanding and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable; you are willing to work outside of standard hours in support of your events, sponsors and volunteers which may involve some evening and/or weekend work as needed;

  • Able to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations once restrictions are lifted.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

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-TX-Houston

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (1/3/2022 4:20 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7447

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Houston, TX