American Heart Association

Senior Development Director

Location US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/25/2023 7:10 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-7857
Job Category
Field Campaigns
Position Type
Full Time

Overview

Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.  Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

 

We are looking to fill a Senior Development Director in Atlanta, GA. The senior director is responsible for coordinating, planning, and implementing strategies and resources necessary to achieve Greater Atlanta campaign goals and objectives, while leading a fundraising team and holding them accountable to their goals.

 

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.

 

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at heart.org.

Responsibilities

As the senior leader for the team you will be responsible for:

  • Achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.
  • Ensuring your team meets/exceeds annual revenue goals for the market.
  • Driving new business development by soliciting and maintaining high-level corporate and patron sponsors.
  • Leading your team in the identification, cultivation and recruitment of C-suite and executive volunteer leaders.
  • Owning the efforts of building volunteer leadership committees.
  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership to advance our mission.
  • Developing and implementing a plan of revenue growth through key fundraising events, strategic market partnerships and philanthropic donors.
  • Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising event(s) according to standard methodologies and event timeline.
  • Confirming detailed, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information.
  • Collaborating with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize event market strategy.
  • Coaching and mentoring your direct report to ensure their success.

In this role, you will report to the Vice President of Development, Atlanta and will lead two(2) fundraising directors to meet the overall revenue goal for the Heart of Atlanta Gala and Go Red for Women campaigns. Daily travel within the market is required when it is safe to do so.

 

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least four (4) years of experience in fundraising or corporate level sales, with at least two (2) of those years supervising staff with a revenue goal.
  • Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices, and techniques.
  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and encouraging top-level donors and volunteers.
  • Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation.
  • Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Rockdale counties and the city of Atlanta).

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package.  Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

 

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary.  That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.

  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.

  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution.  As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.

  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program.  HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.

  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees.  The number of days will increase based on seniority level.  You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees.  This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

 

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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