American Heart Association Development (Sales) Director - Santa Rosa in Santa Rosa, California

Development (Sales) Director - Santa Rosa

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Development (Sales) Director - North Bay (Santa Rosa)

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 towards that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

At the American Heart Association, you can find satisfying and rewarding work that makes a real difference in people’s lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment and connect people to making a lifesaving impact. You be part of an organization that has been recognized by the NonProfit Times as one of the “Best Non Profits to Work” year after year . The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent job opportunity for a Development (Sales) Director in our North Bay Division (based in Santa Rosa). As the Director, you will collaborate with executive leaders in the corporate and medical fields to plan and implement the Go Red For Women Campaign, including the annual fundraising luncheon which combines high level cash sponsorship and individual/patron giving.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Achieve a net revenue goal of $375,000

  • Maintain and grow existing corporate cash sponsorship, while developing and executing a pipeline of prospective business

  • Drive the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating leadership volunteers in both the corporate and medical communities

  • Engage individual philanthropic donors through the Open Your Heart and Circle of Red giving opportunities on year-round basis

  • Adhere to best practices, benchmarks and times to achieve the fundraising goal as well as increase public education and awareness of the cause

  • Conduct active community networking and outreach through 10+ face to face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsors

Required Experience

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing

  • Ability to recruit, train, and manage leadership volunteers to achieve goals

  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed

Here are some of the preferred experience/skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with the American Heart Association or similar non-profit experience in a fundraising position

  • Experience in closing corporate sponsorship and/or working with individual giving

  • Comfortable with B2B networking and outreach, including cold calls

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.

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Job Location

Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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