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American Heart Association Development Director in Southfield, Michigan

Overview

Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We are currently hiring for a Development Director in Southfield. The primary responsibility will be to oversee corporate fundraising, volunteer recruitment and management, and event management for our Heart of Detroit campaign which includes our signature Heart Ball (gala) event. The Director will also promote and support our Heart Challenge and Go Red For Women campaigns.

This is a fast paced sales type of position with the main accountability of driving revenue and offers a hybrid schedule.

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.org.

Responsibilities

  • Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships, individual donations, and auction items.

  • Identify, recruit and manage executive volunteer leadership including implementing a year-round cultivation plan.

  • Develop profiles on the top businesses within the Detroit market with a documented plan to secure their involvement.

  • Execute event logistics based on national best practices.

  • Work closely with a Communications Director to develop and manage a promotion/communications plan for the campaign.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience

  • Ability to do daily local travel up to 75%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis

  • Ability to lift and/or move large objects (such as boxes) with the expectation that heavier items would be broken down into smaller components or requesting additional assistance may be required before lifting and/or moving

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill/proficiency with Microsoft Office

Here are some of the preferred experience skills we are seeking:

  • University/College degree or equivalent experience, preferred

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level

  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks

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, 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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Location US-MI-Southfield

Posted Date 1 month ago (2/2/2024 9:17 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-12502

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: MI-Southfield

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