American Heart Association

Corporate Development Director- GRFW

Location US-OK-Tulsa
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/7/2021 5:13 PM)
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Field Campaigns


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.

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 daily and/or overnight travel.  All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in October 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.



Are you ready to put your dynamic skills as a corporate sales or fundraising professional to the test? If so, read on to learn how you can join our team as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.  If you have the desire to take your career to the next level, apply for the Development Director - Go Red For Women position we have available in our Tulsa, OK office. Our Go Red For Women event includes a silent auction and health expo which will be held on May 6th, 2022. As the GRFW Development Director, you will be responsible for a goal of $400,000 which can be achieved by:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners;
  • Driving new business development through selling sponsorships and generating participant income for the assigned campaign;
  • Developing new company and volunteer recruitment plans as well as driving income goals;
  • Recruiting and stewarding C-suite volunteer leaders based on nationally established methodologies;
  • Driving peer-to-peer fundraising;
  • Establishing relationships with affluent individual donors and foundations and achieving revenue results;
  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to increase income;
  • Building a network of significant volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.


Want to move your resume to the top? Here are some things to consider:

  • possessing a bachelor’s degree or some college coursework and/or at least 3 years of corporate sales or fundraising experience is important;
  • having demonstrated success in achieving assigned revenue goals;
  • have the knowledge and ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level level volunteers/customers;
  • we would like you to have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills; you are a self-starter who makes things happen;
  • your experience in understanding and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable; you are willing to work outside of standard hours in support of your events, sponsors and volunteers which may involve some evening and/or weekend work as needed;
  • your ability to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations.

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


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 as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. 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.

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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.

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