American Heart Association

Development Director

Location US-IA-West Des Moines
Posted Date 6 months ago(1/27/2022 10:37 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-6102
Position Type
Full Time

Overview

Now is the time to join an organization that enables you to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.  Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career!

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!

 

Responsibilities

We are currently looking to hire a Heart Ball Development Director in Des Moines. The primary responsibility will be to lead all aspects of corporate fundraising, volunteer recruitment/management, and event management for our signature Heart Ball gala. The Development Director will also promote and support our Heart Challenge and Go Red for Women campaigns, as needed. This is a fast paced sales position with accountability for driving revenue. A competitive salary with incentive potential is available.  

 

THIS POSITION IS REMOTE/HOME BASED

  • Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships, individual donations, and auction items.
  • Identify, recruit and manage executive volunteer leadership including implementing a year-round cultivation plan.
  • Develop profiles on the top businesses within the Des Moines market with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
  • Implement event logistics based on national best practices.
  • Work closely with a Communications Director to develop and manage a promotion/communications plan for the campaign.

 

Qualifications

Preferred Requirement:

  • 2+ years experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. 
  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to recruit, train, and manage high level volunteers to accomplish established goals.
  • Skill in making oral presentations to large and small audiences and ability to write clear and concise narratives.
  • Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 5%.
  • Basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

#AHAIND1

Compensation & Benefits


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.  

 

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

 

 

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.

This position not a match with your skills? 
Click here to see other opportunities.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter #TheAHALife

EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.