The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Director-Educational Sector (Youth Market Director) in our Greater Southeast Affiliate. This position is based out of our Birmingham, AL office. You will be responsible for implementing the AHA's Kids Heart Challenge events as the liaison with school-based coordinators, (typically PE teachers/school principals/superintendents) to raise funds through our educational fundraising program in 17 counties. 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. You will also recruit and manage strong relationships with volunteers while ensuring overall success of the programs. Your position has a fundraising net goal this year of approximately $200 (+). You must exceed challenging fundraising goals by developing effective customer relationships through persuasion, organization, competitiveness, persistence and time management.
This position requires you to be in the territory 90% of your time and will cover approximately 165 schools while driving to approximately 10 schools a day. You will also be presenting to school assemblies with early morning start times. LI#KB1
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
NOTE: This is a work out of your home position that requires daily travel throughout the designated territory.
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