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Development Director

Job Description

Development Director

Full Job Description

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 with our Toledo region.Under general supervision, the 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 with a primary focus on the Go Red For Women and Heart Ball campaigns. 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

  • Secure financial contributions by conducting exploratory meetings and revenue generation-focused sales calls. Appropriately documents scheduled appointments and results.
  • Volunteer recruitment, engagement, and recognition: Recruit volunteers to participate in peer to peer fundraising campaigns. Ensure high-level volunteers are recruited and provided effective orientation, training and development.
  • Build powerful partnerships externally and internally.
  • Identify and network with key donors and volunteers. Work collaboratively with volunteers and donors as well as internal staff to broaden the volunteer network and increase mission impact and campaign income.
  • Cultivate donors to increase engagement and giving.
  • Organize local donor cultivation events and prospect high-impact donors and volunteers.
  • Manage event logistics.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience involving professional fundraising/development or outside sales, management of special event fundraising, sales, marketing and public relations functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to use interpersonal skills to secure donors and attract, recruit, and manage volunteers and collaborate internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals.
  • Ability to use social media and other digital channels.
  • Ability to travel within the Toledo metropolitan area
  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. These skills are subject to testing.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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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.

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-OH-Maumee

Posted Date 17 hours ago (1/10/2023 12:45 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-9889

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: OH-Maumee

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