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American Heart Association School Fundraising Director in Irving, 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 American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a home - based Fundraising Director (Youth Market Director) in our Dallas area. Under the direction of the Youth Market Manager, the Fundraising Director is responsible for implementing the American Heart Association's Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge events. This position works with school based coordinators, (typically the PE Teacher) and the school principal to raise funds through our school based educational fundraising program. The Fundraising Director will act as the American Heart Association liaison with superintendents, district staff, and school-based staff in a territory that includes: Richardson, Allen, McKinney, Princeton, Wylie, Prosper.

This position is also responsible for performing assemblies throughout many of the schools and must be comfortable presenting to large groups of children and adults. This position is responsible for achieving income and recruitment goals through the management of existing customers, and prospecting for and cultivating of new school accounts. This position has a fundraising goal this year of approximately $650,000.

Travel within that area will be needed, at time 3-4 days per week and with the potential for overnight travel 5-10 times per year. This position is home based with field-time spent in the car.


Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience, including proven success in sales or fundraising.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must have proficient knowledge and skill with office-related computer programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets and be very organized. Testing will be requested.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Able to take on additional tasks as requested by manager.

Compensation & Benefits

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


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. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off !


Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.

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-TX-Irving

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (4/27/2022 5:06 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8126

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Irving