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.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an covering the Rochester and Buffalo NY area. The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation of assigned development projects and fundraising revenue. This position will oversee leadership of two volunteer Boards and volunteer committees as necessary to implement and successfully complete assigned development projects. Will provide coaching and supervision to 3 staff, including fundraising, community impact, and administrative staff. The fundraising events in the assigned markets include Heart Ball, Go Red for Women Luncheon, Heart Walk, Cycle Nation and add-on events.
The Executive Director will also oversee the execution of the markets’ Community Health Impact strategy in the areas of hypertension, cholesterol, nutrition, obesity, and physical activity. Effectively integrate population health strategies focusing on collaboration with Development, Quality & Systems Improvement, Advocacy and Communications & Marketing partners.
We are seeking an inspiring leader to drive the strategy and execution of corporate revenue and health impact goals for the market. Provides coaching and supervision for Director level staff implementing events and Community Health actions. The Executive Director will supervise staff who will lead events while adhering to specific AHA “Best Practices”.
Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume to extensive daily travel and minimal overnight travel. All staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume to being based in the local office.
Attracting talented, 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.
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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