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.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development
Director, Heart Challenge in our Dallas Division. The selected
candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate
sponsorship and participant income for the annual Dallas Heart
Walk, CycleNation and Field Day events.. These events bring
together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders,
and volunteers within the community to raise awareness of heart
disease and stroke, the number #1 and #5 killers in America. The
territory is the Dallas area.
Job duties include:
- Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Dallas
Heart Challenge events.
- Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage
- Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key
corporate and community leaders.
- Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise
funds and awareness.
- Working alongside the Events and Logistics team to coordinating
event efforts and meet company needs to deliver on promised
- Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining
our valued volunteers.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university preferred.
College coursework combined with related experience may be
substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as
follows: 1 years' experience equates to 1 full time year of higher
- Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising,
outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar
capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this
position's educational requirement.
- Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal
skills are a must.
- Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer
recruitment and management.
- Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
(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.
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.This position not a match with your
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