American Heart Association Market Development Director in Baltimore, Maryland


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 primary responsibility of the Market Development Director, in partnership with the local SVP/Executive Director, will be to drive accelerated mission and revenue growth to the market.


Essential Job Duties

Ensure that affiliates financial goals are achieved and strategic priorities are aligned with those of the association.

Oversee an annual strategic evaluation and planning processes for markets.

Help markets focus on the highest impact priorities in order to drive goal achievement, while effectively balancing a strategic (big picture) focus with day-to-day execution.

Work with internal and external partners to develop strategies to significantly increase AHA’s community impact and community change.

Work with affiliate and market leaders to develop a highly engaged, high performing staff team committed to understanding and achieving the health, revenue and volunteerism goals of the association.

Monitor and analyze external and internal trends and develop benchmarks, best practices, priorities and focus areas for top markets.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or Advertising.

Seven to ten years of fundraising experience in volunteer and staff management, managing a major/market territory and strategic planning.

Executive Director or Senior Vice President level of staff management experience

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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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