American Heart Association

Development Director

Location US-AZ-Tempe
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/10/2023 7:06 PM)
Requisition ID
2023-9922
Job Category
Field Campaigns
Additional Locations
US-AZ-Tempe
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.

 

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Development Director within our Greater Phoenix Division based in Tempe, Arizona.  The position will involve regular travel and requires the ability to work effectively from home and the field as well as participate in regular meetings in our Tempe office. 

 

This position is directly accountable for our Heart Ball campaign and 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.  

 

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 training and support locally and through our National Center.

 

#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

  • Manages relationships with current and prospective individuals and companies to reach fundraising goals. Applies fundraising practices, including American Heart Association 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 corporate sponsorship and corporate and community involvement. This includes completing research on businesses within assigned market, while 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. 
  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, and activating an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the Heart Ball Campaign 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 American Heart Association 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.                                     
  • Administrative duties which include managing customer and campaign information utilizing American Heart Association 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.

Qualifications

  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree may be preferred in supporting the required level of skill, knowledge and experience required.
  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the C-Suite level.
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
  • Knowledge of American Heart Association’s mission and programs.

 

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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