American Heart Association Go Red Director in Birmingham, Alabama
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The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Go Red for Women Development Director , to organize, direct and implement assigned Social Market Event/s in the Birmingham markets. Primary focus will be on the Go Red For Women annual campaign implementation through Event Chair recruitment, solicitation of sponsorship, volunteer executive committee recruitment, auction production and overall event coordination with a fundraising goal. Works in close partnership with local fundraising and events staff, volunteers and other staff members. Provides year-round servicing, maintenance and operation of assigned events.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES :
Solicits and maintains high-level corporate & patron sponsors by developing year-round business and cultivation plans ensuring superior customer relations
Instrumental in building recruitment committees and executive leadership committees to solicit high level event Chairs and working committees
Planning, development, maintenance, implementation and evaluation of assigned fundraising events according to best practices and event timelines
Volunteer recruitment, orientation and training
Works as part of a team to consult with staff and volunteers in all aspects of event fund raising
Helps prepare an annual budget to support event plans and activities
Assists in the development & maintenance of appropriate statistical reports, evaluations, and data gathering for volunteers, the local office, and the affiliate
Maintains timely communication with all staff at local and affiliate levels, and helps ensure all information requests deadlines are met
Maintains timely communication with Vice President of Development and Executive Director
Performs other duties as assigned
Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends and travel throughout the market, the affiliate and to the national center as needed
Bachelor's degree and minimum 3 years’ experience in management of special events fundraising or sales.
Ability to close face to face sales and sponsorships.
Strong volunteer recruitment and management skills, demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service and motivation to business and social leaders.
Excellent planning, organizational and follow-up skills.
Demonstrated professional and mature interaction with other staff and leadership volunteers, sponsors, donors and others to engage them toward the achievement of event goals.
Strong computer skills, proficient with MS Office suite.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness and ability to travel throughout the affiliate and to the national center and work evenings and weekends as needed.#LI-KB1
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Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales