American Heart Association

Youth Market Director

Location US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/17/2021 10:08 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-6635
Job Family Group
Fundraising
Job Category
Field Campaigns
Additional Locations
US-CO-Colorado Springs

Overview

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.

 

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Youth Market Director (YMD) in Colorado Springs.  Under the direction of the Vice President, the YMD is responsible for implementing the American Heart Association's Kids Heart Challenge, American Heart Challenge, and District Heart Challenge. This position works with school-based coordinators (typically the PE Teacher) and the school principal to raise funds through our school based educational fundraising program. The YMD will act as the American Heart Association liaison with superintendents, district staff, and school-based staff in the Colorado area. We have 145 active school accounts and a total of about 500 schools in the territory. The goal for this position is $350,000 for FY21.

 

This position is also responsible for performing assemblies throughout many of the schools and must be comfortable presenting to a large group of children and adults. This position is responsible for achieving income and recruitment goals through the management of existing customers, and prospecting for and cultivating of new school accounts. 

 

This position is currently a home-based position with travel but will require you to be in the territory 75% of your time once restrictions have been lifted. We offer a yearly salary, incentive for exceeding the fundraising goals, travel reimbursement and a great benefits package. 

Qualifications

Want to help get your resume to the top?   Take a look at the experience we require:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.  
    • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Must have at least proficient knowledge and skill with office-related computer programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets. 
    • Must be at least 18 years old.

Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

 

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U! This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off!

 

While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to midpoint of the range $61,500 to $81,400. 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.

 

Benefit Plans:

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 provide 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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