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American Heart Association Executive Director, Delaware in Newark, Delaware

Overview

As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.

We’re hiring an Executive Director to steer our initiatives throughout the state of Delaware. Join our leadership team and propel us to achieve our ambitious goals in campaign revenue and mission impact. The successful candidate will generate new business and manage a portfolio of donors while managing a board of directors and team of 3 fundraising professionals. The division is responsible for advancing health throughout the state. The position is office-based with meetings throughout the communities it serves.

We have a stimulating, sales-driven work environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission. We offer a base salary with the potential to earn an incentive up to 25% of your base pay. The potential incentive is based on achieving certain revenue targets and triggers.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through 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 additional training and support, locally.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at heart.jobs.

Responsibilities

Some of the responsibilities include:

  • Accomplish results through strong volunteer and staff engagement, recruitment, development, and management.

  • Build meaningful relationships in the community to drive revenue and health impact.

  • Secure 6- and 7-figure sponsorships and individual gifts.

  • Actively partners with leadership volunteers to ensure that participants are knowledgeable, engaged, and committed to the organization and its priorities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.

  • Experience working with community/public health issues.

  • 5 years successful experience in non-profit fundraising, volunteer management or similar experience.

  • 3 years of managerial experience ideally with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization.

  • Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics is crucial.

  • Public health experience helpful.

  • Solid understanding of how to engage and work with philanthropic communities.

  • Ability to travel the Delaware territory approximately 75%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis.

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position; this position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 1 month ago (5/30/2024 9:15 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-13480

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

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