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The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Director-Educational Sector (Youth Market Director) in our SouthWest office in Houston, Texas. You will be responsible for implementing the AHA's Kids Heart Challenge event as the liaison with school-based coordinators, (typically PE Teachers/school principals/superintendents) to raise funds through our educational fundraising program with approximately 150+ schools in the Southeast area of Houston (Fort Bend ISD, Lamar CISD, Clear Creek ISD, Pearland ISD, Alvin ISD, etc.). Key responsibilities include selling our lifesaving mission to local schools through prospecting and securing school participation while providing tools and training to help schools establish and meet their fundraising goals; recruiting and managing strong relationships with volunteers; while ensuring overall success of the programs. Your position has a fundraising net goal this year of approximately $707,500. You must exceed challenging fundraising goals by developing effective customer relationships, through time management, persuasion, organization, competitiveness, and persistence.
You will be out in your territory 75% of your time driving to 7-10 schools a day, recruiting schools during Recruitment Season, Planning Events with schools before the Winter Break and Presenting at 50+ school assemblies from January - March. Early morning start times. This could be a home or office-based position. We offer a yearly salary, a yearly incentive for exceeding the fundraising goals for the position, travel reimbursement and a great benefits package.
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