American Heart Association Corporate Market Director in Waco, 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 SouthWest Affiliate of the American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Market Director to fill a home-office based position in our Waco, TX market . In this role you will report to the Regional VP and will be responsible for fund-raising and building powerful partnerships for local AHA events that bring together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers in the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #4 killer in America. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising, we want to hear from you!

Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation in the form of corporate sponsorships, event tickets sales, corporate and community team fund raising.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing and growing relationships with volunteers, sponsors, key corporate & community leaders.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness, and networking within the local area.

  • Event management and logistics.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

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

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

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75% and occasionally to other AHA offices.

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

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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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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