American Heart Association

Development Director

Location US-FL-Miami
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/13/2022 11:08 AM)
Requisition ID
2021-7862
Job Category
Field Campaigns
Position Type
Full Time

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 has an opportunity for a Development Director in Miami, FL. The director will coordinate, plan, and implement activities and resources necessary to achieve fundraising goals and campaign objectives for the Greater Miami / Fort Lauderdale market, with a focus on the Miami Heart Walk campaign.

 

We offer a base salary with the potential to earn an incentive up to 25% of your base pay.  The potential incentive is based on achieving certain revenue targets.

 

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

 

The ideal candidate must live in the Miami area.

 

Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.
  • Driving new business development by soliciting sponsorships and generating participant income through developing year-round business and cultivation plans.
  • Driving peer-to-peer fundraising by supporting corporate partners and team leaders effectively.
  • Recruiting, orienting, and managing C-suite volunteer leadership based on nationally established methodologies.
  • Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership.
  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.
  • Instrumental in building volunteer leadership committees.
  • 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.

 

In this role, you will report to the Vice President Development and will work alongside other directors to meet the overall revenue goal for the Greater Miami / Fort Lauderdale market.

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

 

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

  • 3 years of relevant experience preferred; college graduates are welcome and encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices and techniques, notably peer-to-peer fundraising.
  • Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating 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.
  • Success working in a team environment with shared goals, preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must have at least intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

 

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!

 

 

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.#AHAIND1

 

 


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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