American Heart Association

Development Director

Location US-TX-Fort Worth
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/16/2023 11:23 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Field Campaigns
Position Type
Full Time


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 have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director- Go Red For Women in our Fort Worth, TX office. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities for the Tarrant County Go Red for Women campaign by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #5 killer in America. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you! 


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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  • Mobilizing CEO’s, President's and upper-level executives in the Tarrant County area to build an effective Executive Leadership Team to raise funds for the Go Red for Women campaign.
  • Developing pipelines of top businesses within the assigned geographic area to ensure revenue generation through corporate sponsorship for the Go Red for Women  
  • Conductingsales calls to generate new business and manage existing corporate sponsors.
  • Developing and monitoring an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals, budget and timelines for the events. Track, report and maintain results of this plan using a variety of database and campaign management systems.
  • Leading cultivation opportunities to strengthen relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders to advance our mission.
  • Manage up to 10 nominees through our Woman of Impact peer to peer fundraising campaign
  • Expandingour reach into the philanthropic community of individuals participating in our Circle of Red, Cor Vitae Society or Open Your Heart campaigns to raise funds and awareness. 
  • Mobilize and manage volunteers of the Passion committee to secure auction items, media and publicity opportunities, and community impact events
  • Manage event logistics for the annual Go Red for Women luncheon, Hats for Heart Tea and Fashion Show, and ancillary events like STEM Goes Red one day field trip, Wear Red day, Scrubs Day hospital tour, etc.
  • Networkingwithin the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.
  • All other duties as assigned.




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.

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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