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American Heart Association Senior Development Director, Heart Ball in Arlington, Virginia


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day.

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


We are looking for a Senior Development Director – Heart Ball for our Greater Washington DC region. In this role you will lead the Heart Ball, the Women’s Board luncheon and Golf tournament and supervise a Development Director and a Development Coordinator.

As the senior leader for the team you will be responsible for:

  • Lead the team to meet/exceed this year’s annual revenue goal of $3 million plus.

  • Lead development staff in the identification, cultivation and recruitment of C-suite and Upper Level Management volunteer leaders.

  • Develop and implement a plan of revenue growth through key fundraising events, strategic market partnerships and philanthropic donors.

  • Sponsor solicitation, activation, and cultivation while maintaining and stewarding relationships with key corporate and community leaders.

  • Establish new accounts and cultivate new customers to reach the highest level of revenue generation.

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to your direct reports to ensure their success.

  • Build a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

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


  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in corporate sales or fundraising with at least one of those years supervising staff with a revenue goal.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, college coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • Strong management skills with the ability to coach and mentor staff to use standard methodologies, timelines, and volunteer engagement practices to ensure that revenue targets are reached.

  • Ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and maintain relationships with senior level volunteers/customers. Strong volunteer recruitment and management experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in exceeding sales/fundraising goals. Must be able to understand and navigate corporate cultures to achieve goals.

  • Phenomenal interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills.

  • Must be willing to work outside normal hours including early morning, evenings and weekends as needed.

  • You must be willing to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations in the affiliate and to our National Center in Dallas, Texas for meetings or training.

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 deemed most qualified 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.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-VA-Arlington

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/13/2020 3:03 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-5959

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Arlington, VA