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American Heart Association Temp Development Director in Colorado Springs , Colorado

Overview

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. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

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.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in September 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association is seeking a high energy, competitive, and achievement driven Temporary Development Director to be part of the Colorado Springs Team! This position requires someone who has experience with fundraising or sales goals and large events. If you have a strong fundraising or 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 position will run from July through September 2021.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning, coordinating and managing logistics for events including Go Red For Women and Heart Ball. Securing sponsorships and managing relationships to provide beneficial outcomes; recruiting, managing and motivating volunteers; planning and executing logistics of auxiliary fundraising events; maintaining donor or sponsor databases; coordinating event administration, schedules and meetings; controlling inventory of marketing, presentation, or fundraising materials; and preparing financial or operational reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for events (Go Red for Women and Heart Ball campaigns.

  • 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.

  • Plan and facilitate volunteer event committee and volunteer activities. Assist committee with recruiting, scheduling and tracking volunteers and volunteer activities. Train volunteers and manage assignments on-site during event. Act as volunteer liaison.

  • Independently, conducts exploratory meetings, sales calls, and create strategies to develop current and new donors. Secure sponsorships and manage relationships to provide beneficial outcomes. Maintains a fundraising goal ranging from $100K - $250K. Prepares and maintains fundraising materials and presentations.

  • Creates and runs reports from internal databases and systems. Ensure that income targets, goals, weekly reports are timely, clear and effective in meeting leadership needs related to revenue. Track and report on sponsorship income, pledged dollar amounts and event donation information for events. Ensure accuracy and adherence to the latest policies and practices of the AHA as they relate to fiscal and event financials.

  • Develop, track and adhere to event budget. Manage invoicing, expenses, and peripheral accounts for event.

  • Develop schedule, plan strategy, and execute against timeline for meeting deadlines.

  • Travel required.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

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.

  • 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.

  • 2 years of experience with public event planning, working with and managing volunteer staff and 2 years of experience with promotions, sales, or fundraising strategies.

  • 2 years of experience in negotiating services and managing service level agreements is preferred.

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75.

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

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

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary:

The hiring salary range is $52,800 to $68,600. Salary minimum to midpoint of the range. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. AHA reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range. Any difference between actual compensation and the posted range will be based on factors other than race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy) or national origin.

Benefit Plans:

Employees scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week are eligible to participate in the medical, dental, and vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of service. AHA subsidizes the medical and dental cost to ensure benefits are affordable. Eligible dependents under AHA’s group benefit plans include legal spouse, domestic partner, children under the age of 26 or who are disabled. AHA offers additional benefits like an EAP, telehealth benefit for general medical and behavioral health, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability.

Retirement Plans: AHA retirement plans offer employees a way to start saving after their first paycheck. The retirement plans provides employer contributions after two years of service. If you have previous 501(c)(3) non-profit experience, within the last 5 years, at a national health agency, an institution of higher learning or a medical institution, that experience may count towards the two-year waiting period. Employees are 100% vested in employee and employer contributions.

Paid Days Off: Regular full-time and part-time employees earn Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service. PTO begins accruing on date of hire. Full time employees receive one paid Community Service time off day per year and are encouraged to participate in projects, programs and organizations which contribute to the health and vitality of their communities. AHA also offers 12 paid holidays per year.

Leaves of Absence: AHA offers both Short Term and Long Term Disability benefits which replace earnings if you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury. Employees are eligible for Short Term Disability after 90 days of service and are eligible for Long Term Disability after being disabled for 90 days or more. Eligible employees can take up to 12 weeks off of work for a qualified leave of absence under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), intermittent FMLA leaves and leave as an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA.

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-CO-Colorado Springs

Posted Date 1 week ago (7/19/2021 6:24 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7267

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Colorado Springs , CO

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