American Heart Association Senior Development Director, Heart Walk - Orange County in Irvine, California
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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 American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an experienced fundraising and/or sales professional to join a winning team as the Senior Development Director, Heart Walk in the Orange County Division based in Irvine. As the Senior Director you are a player/coach who leads a staff and volunteer team and is responsible for planning, managing and implementing the Heart Walk campaign, with a goal of $2.2M+ generated through corporate sponsorship and team participation.
Essential Job Duties:
Serves as a player/coach for the Orange County Heart Walk Campaign and responsible for achieving an established revenue goal by adhering to AHA best practices
Leads and actively participates in all aspects of the sales cycle to maintain and grow current corporate sponsors and company engagement
Develops and executes an active pipeline for new business development
Manages and coaches a staff team
Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and managing executive level volunteers
Conducts regular face to face interaction with all corporate accounts, current and prospects, as well as volunteer leadership
Manages the coordination of the of the Heart Walk event in accordance with expense and event guidelines. Ensures effective and efficient method for tracking event volunteer recruitment and event results
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
3-5 years successful experience in fundraising, outside sales or marketing
Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training, and management
Ability to delegate and accomplish goal through staff and volunteers.
Highly effective organizational, communication, negotiations and interpersonal skills. Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
Self-starter able to work well in a team driven environment
Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs
Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers.
Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed (10-15 face to face meeting weekly)
Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:
Identifying and closing high level cash sponsorship
Effective staff management
B2B fundraising/sales experience
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