American Heart Association School Sales Director-West Texas in Lubbock, Texas

School Sales Director-West Texas

Tracking Code

7810-415

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.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a School Sales Director in the West Texas (panhandle) region. The Director will handle the overall implementation and promotion of our Jump Rope for Heart, and Hoops for Heart fundraising events in schools in Lubbock, Amarillo, and the Texas Panhandle.

Will have a home office set-up. The main accountability of the Director is to drive revenue for the events.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prospect and secure school participation.

  • Recruit, train, and motivate School Coordinators (mainly PE teachers) to implement and coordinate the fundraisers.

  • Attend and speak at kick-off assembly events at schools holding the fundraisers.

  • Ensure each school has the materials and resources needed to have a successful event.

  • Perform summer cultivation with school administrators at both the school and district level.

  • Be a daily “road warrior.”

Required Experience

Here are some of the experiences we are looking forward to reviewing in your resume:

  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Bachelor’s or some college plus experience. 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 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.

  • Ability to recruit, train and counsel volunteers to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events.

  • Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 25%.

  • Intermediate skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds with the expectation that items in excess of 20 pounds would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.

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.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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.

Be sure to connect with us to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people #ExploreAHA and stay connected with what we do! You can also click here at http://www.heart.org/careers to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association.

Job Location

Lubbock, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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