American Heart Association Corporate Development Director-Tyler/Longview in Tyler, Texas

Corporate Development Director-Tyler/Longview

Tracking Code

7845-415

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.

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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director for Tyler and Longview, TX. The American Heart Association is seeking a high energy, competitive, and achievement driven individual to focus on our Tyler Heart Ball, Tyler Heart Walk, Longview Heart Walk, and the Longview Go Red for Women luncheon. This position has a total fundraising goal of $385k, requiring someone who has experience with large fundraising goals and large events. If you have a strong fundraising or outside sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you! This is a home office position.

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Heart Ball, Heart Walks and Go Red for Women Luncheon.

  • Event management and logistics.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Coordinating event efforts.

  • Networking within the local area, and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.

Required Experience

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must have experience with Executive Leadership recruitment.

  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

  • Ability to attract, recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fund-raising reports.

  • Ability to work evenings/weekends and travel locally approximately 75% of the time when necessary.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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

Tyler, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

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