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American Heart Association Sr. Youth Market Director in Denver, Colorado


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 October 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Manager-Education Sector . This position will report to the Regional Vice President of Youth Market for the SouthWest region. This position plans, organizes, monitors, and evaluates Youth Market programs throughout the assigned territory of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. This position works School Districts employees to support wellness programs and fundraise for the American Heart Association. This position will be a leader on the Rocky Mountain Youth Market team, managing one to two Youth Market Directors in addition to a territory of approximately 120 schools. The current fundraising goal is $1.8M for the team of 3 direct reports. This can be a home officed position or the candidate may office out of the Denver office. The candidate must reside within proximity to Denver to best manage the territory. This position will require travel within the assigned territory potentially including overnights.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Share in the planning, management, and evaluation of the region through participation as a member of the management team.

  • Responsible for the overall planning, monitoring, coordination, promotion and evaluation of the Youth Market programs.

  • Implement and evaluate mid-range and annual goals/objectives for the defined territories.

  • Promote the Region to outside organizations, agencies, and associations that have common interests as they relate to AHA Youth Market

  • Provide orientation, training and consultation to staff and volunteers for all activities related to Youth markets.

  • Must be able to travel within assigned territory, including overnight travel.

  • Manage a departmental budget related to the assigned territory.

  • Secure/coordinate vendor support that will contribute to the most efficient management of Region-wide projects.

  • Ensure adherence to all national and Regional Youth Market policies, guidelines and procedures.

  • Advise senior management on policies, procedures and issues related to Youth Market

  • Works with appropriate volunteer task forces.

  • Collaborate with Region counterparts in other areas of the Region and Nationally.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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.

  • 4+ years of experience in outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.

  • 2+ years of experience in a volunteer management capacity. This experience may occur within the 4-year related experience requirement. Experience gained through direct internal work on AHA projects/priorities may substitute for this requirement and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

  • Intermediate knowledge and skill with office-related computer programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets.

  • Proven leadership and management skills, demonstrated by the ability to organize, plan, implement and evaluate.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze and forecast budgets and other numerical data.

  • Demonstrated community organizational skills with the ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers effectively.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the willingness to work with all social strata, occupations and diverse backgrounds.

  • Willingness and ability to travel 75% of the time within the region and to National Center, as needed.

  • Ability to supervise clerical and field sales staff which includes daily local business travel; ride-a-longs with staff in their defined territories.

  • Presentation skills for small and large groups.

  • Ability to work as part of an integrated team.

  • Non-smoking environment.

  • Must be 18 years old.

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


Attracting hardworking, 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.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off!

While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying.

Compensation & Benefits


Salary minimum to midpoint of the range: $71,190-$94,920.

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.This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets.

To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.

Attracting hardworking, 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! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

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 provide 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 c ommunities. 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.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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-Denver

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (10/4/2021 1:30 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7537

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Denver, CO