American Heart Association Regional /Sales Director - Lake Charles, LA in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Regional /Sales Director - Lake Charles, LA

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a proven sales representative to fill the Regional Fundraising Director for our Lake Charles, LA Market . Primary purpose will be to cultivate and solicit corporate sponsorships and individual donations for one annual Heart Walk events and one Heart Ball event.

Responsibilities include:

. Recruitment of volunteer executive leadership committees

. Interaction with high level decision makers & community leaders

. Setting and meeting aggressive fund-raising goals ( $250,000-$400,000)

. Building new client relationships

. Securing corporate sponsorships and individual donations

. Daily travel throughout the territory

NOTE: This is a work out of your home position that requires daily travel throughout the designated market.

Attracting talented, 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. Benefits include comprehensive health benefits, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 12 paid holidays per year, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, and a Fit-Friendly work environment.

Required Experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of work experience and college course work.

  • 2+ years of fundraising and/or outside sales experience.

  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals.

  • Solid networking and negotiation skills.

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook/Word/Excel)

To apply: Go to at to view this and other current openings. Candidates must apply on-line as the AHA's recruitment process does not include the utilization of faxed or hard copy resumes. Visit and click 'benefits' for more information.

Specific benefits include: * Medical * Dental * Vision * Retirement plan with generous employer contributions * Twelve paid holidays * Paid time off * Flexible spending accounts * Life insurance plan * Start! Fit-Friendly environment.

The American Heart Association will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, marital status or based on political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations.

NOTE: Applicants must apply on-line. Our recruitment process no longer accepts faxed or hard copy resumes. (You will receive an automated email response notifying you that your application has been received. Only those selected to interview will be contacted directly, all other resumes will remain in our database for future consideration.)

Job Location

Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

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Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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