American Heart Association Development Director in Youngstown, Ohio
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We are currently hiring for a Development Director for the Northeast Ohio market (serving the greater Akron, Canton and Youngstown markets. The Director will oversee select initiatives in our Go Red for Women and Heart Ball fundraising campaigns across the region. This will include recruiting fundraising volunteers, securing financial contributions in support of our mission, individual donor cultivation, and special event implementation, and working collaboratively with internal development staff for our Leaders for Life and Women of Impact initiatives.
This hybrid position will be based in the Uniontown/Akron office. Position will include regular travel between markets. Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.
We have a fast-paced sales type of 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.
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Drive peer-to-peer fundraising to achieve overall revenue goals. Secure financial contributions by conducting exploratory meetings and revenue generation-focused sales calls. Appropriately documents scheduled appointments and results.
Volunteer recruitment, engagement, and recognition: Recruit volunteers to participate in peer to peer fundraising campaigns. Ensure high-level volunteers are recruited and provided effective orientation, training and development.
Build powerful partnerships externally and internally.
Identify and network with key donors and volunteers. Work collaboratively with volunteers and donors as well as internal staff to broaden the volunteer network and increase mission impact and campaign income.
Cultivate donors to increase engagement and giving. Organize local donor cultivation events and prospect high-impact donors and volunteers.
Manage event logistics.
3 years of relevant experience in fundraising, sales, or equivalent type experience
Ability to do daily local travel up to 50%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times
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; 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, 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 4 weeks ago (8/31/2023 11:06 AM)
Requisition ID 2023-11397
Job Category Field Campaigns
Additional Locations US-OH-Akron | US-OH-Canton | US-OH-Youngstown
Position Type Full Time