Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?
Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!
This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Consultant in the SouthWest region. The Development Consultant position is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission by assisting fundraising staff to plan and execute successful corporate revenue-generating campaigns as well as other fundraising activities from which mission-related research and community impact activities are funded. Ensures effective implementation of region development plans and policies within assigned markets. Proactively collaborates with staff across the region and across the nation to optimally enhance the success of the AHA.
The location is flexible and remote provided the location allows for cost effective and efficient travel within the SouthWest region which consists of Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming.
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
8 to 10 years' fundraising experience overseeing $1m+ in revenue, along with recruiting and managing volunteers.
Proven experience in key fundraising strategies – including but not limited to business partner campaigns, c-suite volunteer management, six figures+ sponsorship/marketing proposals, as well as mission integration in key requests.
Strong organizational and analytical skills with the proven ability to analyze numbers to impact campaign trends and build strategies on where to pivot to impact future results.
Skill in synthesizing data succinctly.
Excellent influencing skills - experience in consultation to staff over which there is no reporting relationship.
Ability to form and develop strategic relationships and ability to learn and follow the strategic direction of the AHA. Quick learning and adaptability skill are required.
Proven ability to understand and navigate corporate cultures with the ability to plan and conduct meetings.
Strong skills in organizational communication, process management, team building, conflict resolution, mental flexibility and multi-tasking are critical for success in this role.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Must be willing and able to travel through a 6-state region including overnight stays as needed
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range is $67,800 - $90,400. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply.
AHA reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or national origin.
This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.
Employees scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental, and vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of service. AHA subsidizes the medical and dental cost to ensure benefits are affordable. Eligible dependents under AHA’s group benefit plans include legal spouse, domestic partner, children under the age of 26 or who are disabled. AHA offers additional benefits like an EAP, telehealth benefit for general medical and behavioral health, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability.
Retirement Plans: AHA retirement plans offer employees a way to start saving after their first paycheck. The retirement plans provides employer contributions after two years of service. If you have previous 501(c)(3) non-profit experience, within the last 5 years, at a national health agency, an institution of higher learning or a medical institution, that experience may count towards the two-year waiting period. Employees are 100% vested in employee and employer contributions.
Paid Days Off: Regular full-time and part-time employees earn Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service. PTO begins accruing on date of hire. Full time employees receive one paid Community Service time off day per year and are encouraged to participate in projects, programs and organizations which contribute to the health and vitality of their communities. AHA also offers 12 paid holidays per year
Leaves of Absence: AHA offers both Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits which replace earnings if you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury. Employees are eligible for Short Term Disability after 90 days of service and are eligible for Long Term Disability after being disabled for 90 days or more. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks off of work for a qualified leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), intermittent FMLA leaves and leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA).
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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