American Heart Association

Business Development Director

Location US-AK-Anchorage
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/13/2021 11:54 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-7599
Job Family Group
Fundraising
Job Category
Field Campaigns

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.

 

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Director within our Western States Region based in Anchorage, Alaska.

 

Under general supervision, the Business Development Director is responsible for advancing the American Heart Association’s mission through the planning, management, and implementation of fundraising strategies in collaboration with internal and external partners to achieve overall team and region goals.  This includes ensuring that revenue goals are achieved through developing new and cultivating existing relationships and driving revenue and health impact goals through effectively engaging volunteers, other partners, and staff across diverse opportunities.


Due to the current pandemic, all AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home.  While offices are closed, daily travel is minimal and voluntary. There is no overnight travel currently. Offices will be reopening October 11, 2021.  On this date the position will resume to being based in the local office and work will continue in the field with donors, volunteers and partners as the job requires.  

Responsibilities

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manages relationships with current and prospective individuals and companies to reach fundraising goals. Applies fundraising practices, including AHA Best Practices, to drive sustainable growth. Directly accountable for achieving revenue goals aligned with funding research, public health, professional education and training and community services.
  • Leads and actively participates in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and management of new individual philanthropic and corporate sponsorship relationships. This includes completing research on individuals and businesses within assigned market and developing profiles and strategic plans to secure involvement.  Develop a 3-year plan for account development and corporate sponsorships that allows for maximum revenue based on market potential as part of an overall portfolio that may span fundraising campaigns. 
  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, and activating an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the campaign(s) on a sustained basis. Includes the recruitment and engagement of fundraising chairs and leadership teams to champion achievement of identified goals through their personal and corporate giving and influencing the involvement and giving of others.
  • Plans, manages, implements, and evaluates strategies and initiatives aligned with revenue generation and volunteer leadership engagement strategies. Drives campaign growth through effective donor cultivation and engagement with integration across AHA initiatives.       
  • Develops and implements year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for individual donors and corporate accounts, ensuring sufficient depth for revenue generation and excellent customer relations.
  • Manages customer and campaign information utilizing AHA systems accurately, timely and completely in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Proactively ensures timely communication with internal and external partners and customers, supporting collaboration in account management and activities to achieve shared goals.

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

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with:
    • Demonstrated track record in fundraising, sales, or marketing.
    • Demonstrated ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers with success in delegating and accomplishing goals through empowering volunteers.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally.
  • Ability to organize and plan a complex campaign in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

 

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level.
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs.
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So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? 

 

 


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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