American Heart Association Development Director, Hudson Valley in Poughkeepsie, New York
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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Development Director in the Hudson Valley NY Region area. The territory includes 5 counties: Orange, Rockland, Dutchess, Ulster & Sullivan . The Director will achieve revenue goals and ensure volunteer leadership is recruited and developed. This will include solicitation of large dollar and multi-year corporate sponsorships, individual donor cultivation, and volunteer committee recruitment for campaigns including Heart Walk and Go Red for Women . The Director will be held accountable for an overall ambitious market fundraising goal and carry out high quality campaigns in accordance with Association standards and in collaboration with team.
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 training and support locally and through our National Center.
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Research, identify, and acquire companies as participants and volunteers for the American Heart Association Hudson Valley NY campaigns. Establish relationships with corporate partners to retain and upgrade their financial dedication.
Prioritize current corporate customers based on number of employees, current financial support, and relationship with the American Heart Association. Engage, recruit, and mobilize CEOs, corporate leaders, and community leaders to serve on volunteer leadership committees and participate in the event to ensure fundraising and health outcome success. This includes inspiring personal and corporate giving of volunteer leaders.
Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships and individual donors. This includes handling existing and new sponsorships, renewal, and deepening engagement via frequent face-to-face meetings to retain and upgrade their financial commitment.
Recruit and lead executive volunteer leadership, volunteer committees, and manage day of the event timeline and business plans. Lead volunteer recruitment and engagement with c-suite executive and manager level volunteers.
Develop profiles on the top businesses within the metro area with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
Lead and engage new individual membership for our personal giving society, in partnership with other appropriate fundraising staff. Includes planning and implementing regular engagement events for members. Develop annual stewardship and cultivation for donors in the Society. Provide collaborative guidance as able to the materials across social events in the market as well to mirror Association messaging.
Maintain timely communication with all staff at local and regional levels. Responsible for staff follow-up and monitoring of assigned fundraising activities. Work closely with the Communications Director to develop and run a promotion and communications plan.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
1+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
Knowledge of community organizations, sales, fundraising, and marketing principles, practices, techniques, and trends.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations, and similar narrative pieces.
Knowledge of forming strategic alliances/partnerships with Fortune 1000 companies or similar type organizations.
Able to travel up to 75% in your local market.
Intermediate skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
Able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds with the expectation that items more than 20 pounds would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.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.
Compensation & Benefits
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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.
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, 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 1 month ago (4/19/2023 6:21 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-10126
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time