American Heart Association Development (Fundraising) Director - Maui in Kihei , Hawaii


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.


We currently have an excellent job opportunity for an experienced fundraising or sales professional as a Development Director in Maui , part of our Hawaii Division. As the Director, you build meaningful volunteer partnerships in the local community to advance the mission of the American Heart Association and generate revenue through the Heart Walk and Go Red For Women fundraising campaigns.

This is a home office position based in Maui with strong preference for candidates currently living in and familiar with the assigned area.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manages relationships with existing and new business to achieve a fundriasing goal of $245,000 through assigned campaigns.

  • Drives campaign growth through a combination of renewing and securing new corporate and community sponsorship, company and team participation and individual giving. Develops and implements a strong prospect pipeline.

  • Actively identifies, recruits and manages leadership volunteer, building strong and sustainable relationships

  • Oversees event management and execution and manages customer and account information

  • Ensures strong internal and external communication including ongoing reports on plan and campaign progress

  • Adheres to established best practices, timeline and deadlines




Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 2-5 years successful experience in fundraising, outside sales or marketing

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training, and management

  • 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 and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with the American Heart Association or similar nonprofit organization

  • High comfort level in new business development

  • Experience in securing corporate cash sponsorship

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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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Job Category Fundraising/Sales