American Heart Association Business Development (Fundraising / Sales) Director, Heart Walk - Greater Bay Area in Oakland, California
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.
At the American Heart Association, you can find satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment and connect people to making a lifesaving impact. You can join and organization that has been recognized by the NonProfit Times as “One of the Best Non Profits to Work” year after year. At t he American Heart Association you can make an extraordinary impact.
We have an exciting opportunity for a successful fundraising or sales professional as a Business Development Director, Heart Walk for the Greater Bay Area Division. In this position, you are an integral part of a dynamic staff and volunteer team responsible for the overall planning, management and implementation of the Heart Walk campaign and share in an overall net fundraising goal of $5.1M.
The Greater Bay Area is the #2 division in the nation and poised to move up to the #1 position. In the last 3 years, new revenue growth has tripled and the division is on track to achieving a $10M+ campaign in the next 3 years. This is a chance to join a winning team and make significant impact.
Position is based in Oakland and may offer home/office flexibility.
Essential Job Duties:
Manages exisiting corporate accounts, both sponsors and corporate teams, through year-round culitvation to achieve established fundraising revenue goals
Leads in the prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and management of new business accounts
Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating a volunteer leadership base for sustained campaign growth
Collaborates with Greater Bay Area Division staff to incorporate community health impact goals with fundraising efforts
Adheres to established Best Practices, benchmarks and timelines and conducts active community networking and outreach through 10+ face to face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsors
Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
2+ 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
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
Experience in securing high level corporate cash sponsorship
Experience in B2B Sales
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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Requisition ID 2018-2273
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales