American Heart Association Development Director in West Des Moines, Iowa
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We are currently looking to hire a Heart Ball Development Director in Des Moines. The primary responsibility will be to lead all aspects of corporate fundraising, volunteer recruitment/management, and event management for our signature Heart Ball gala. The Development Director will also promote and support our Heart Challenge and Go Red for Women campaigns, as needed. This is a fast paced sales position with accountability for driving revenue. A competitive salary with incentive potential is available.
THIS POSITION IS REMOTE/HOME BASED in the West Des Moines area.
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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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 Des Moines market with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
Implement event logistics based on national best practices.
Work closely with a Communications Director to develop and manage a promotion/communications plan for the campaign.
2+ years experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to recruit, train, and manage high level volunteers to accomplish established goals.
Skill in making oral presentations to large and small audiences and ability to write clear and concise narratives.
Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 5%.
Basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
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.
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.
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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Location US-IA-West Des Moines
Posted Date 5 months ago (10/20/2022 11:46 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-8265
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time
Location: IA-West Des Moines