American Heart Association Development Director in Irvine, California
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 Development Director within our Orange County/ Inland Empire Division based in Irvine, California . This is a field based position and the ability to work effectively from home and in the field is required. This position will involve regular work performed from remote locations for business meetings and events which are outdoors and regular meetings in the Irvine office.
The Development Director will oversee our Heart and Stroke Ball fundraising campaign. This is a fast-paced sales type of environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission. Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.
The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.
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Essential Job Duties:
Manages relationships with current and prospective individuals and companies to reach fundraising goals. Applies fundraising practices, including AHA Best Practices, to drive sustainable growth. Directly accountable for achieving revenue goals aligned with funding research, public health, professional education and training and community services.
Leads and actively participates in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and management of corporate sponsorship and corporate and community involvement. This includes completing research on businesses within assigned market, while developing profiles and strategic plans to secure involvement. Develop a 3-year plan for account development and corporate sponsorships that allows for maximum revenue based on market potential.
Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, and activating an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the Heart and Stroke Ball campaign on a sustained basis. Includes the recruitment and engagement of fundraising chairs and leadership teams to champion achievement of identified goals through their personal and corporate giving and influencing the involvement and giving of others.
Plans, manages, implements, and evaluates strategies and initiatives aligned with revenue generation and volunteer leadership engagement strategies. Drives campaign growth through effective donor cultivation and engagement with integration across AHA initiatives.
Develops and implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for individual donors and corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.
Administrative duties which include managing customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.
Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Minimum of two (2) years' experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level and high-level donors with:
A demonstrated track record that includes:
Fundraising, sales, or marketing.
Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.
Ability to organize and plan a complex campaign in a highly dynamic environment while demonstrating adaptability.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:
Bachelor’s degree may be preferred in supporting the required level of skill, knowledge and experience required.
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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Posted Date 3 months ago (6/29/2022 11:11 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-8675
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time