American Heart Association

  • Director of Development-HW

    Location US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/24/2018 4:56 PM)
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  • Overview

    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. 




    We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Market Director- Heart Walk in our Dallas Division. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the annual Dallas Heart Walk. This position has a planned net goal of $500K - $1M. This event brings together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers within the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killer in America. The territory is the Dallas area.  In 2017, the Heart Walk raised $6.2M.The projected goal raised for this year is $6.3M.


    The date of the next Dallas Heart Walk is Saturday, September 14, 2019.


    Job duties include:  

    • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Dallas Heart Walk.  
    • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.
    • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate and community leaders.
    • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.
    • Working alongside the Events and Logistics team to coordinating event efforts and meet company needs and deliver on promised activations.
    • Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.
    • 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.
    • Must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75%.


    Required Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. 
    • Must have at least 2 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 positions educational requirement.
    • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation
    • Must have strong knowledge and skill set within Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to managing emails in Outlook, developing reports in Excel, creating presentations in PowerPoint and crafting letters in Word. 


    Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.


    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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    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities



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