American Heart Association Sr. Corporate Market Director - Go Red For Women in Irving, Texas

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Corporate Development Director in our most successful division in the SouthWest Affiliate office in Dallas, Texas. You will have fundraising responsibilities for one of the largest Go Red for Women campaign in the country by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the Dallas community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke. The fundraising goal for the Go Red for Women campaign is $2M and the individual net fundraising goal of this position is $800k.

Your Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

A successful candidate will:

  • Generate revenue through managing staff and volunteers for the Go Red for Women movement; including a new initiative: STEM Goes Red.

  • Build relationships to generate new business and manage existing company pipeline.

  • Manage a team of three to achieve event goals and the team’s personal fundraising goals.

  • Develop and deepen relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders to further the AHA’s mission in North Texas.

  • Expand our reach into the philanthropic community of individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Network within the local area, to help recruit and retain our valued volunteers.

  • Innovate methods to increase fundraising with a sensitivity to our vertically aligned organization.

  • Accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • In coordination with the events team, organize the logistics for the Dallas Go Red for Women Luncheon and year-round calendar of supportive events.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task.

  • Travel daily within the assigned territory (Dallas Metroplex) up to 75% per week – a minimum of 10 revenue generating meetings a week.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Here are some of the experiences we are looking forward to reviewing in your resume:

  • Must have at least 5-7 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.

  • Repeated success at closing five and six figure gifts.

  • Proven corporate/individual relationship development leading to increased giving.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or CFRE (not required).

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

  • 21 years old or older.

  • Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred.

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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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