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American Heart Association Development Director in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


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.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Heart Ball Director in our Oklahoma City Office. The selected candidate will manage the Heart of Oklahoma City campaign, including our signature Heart Ball and a teen engagement program, with direct accountability for campaign and division revenue goals. This is an ideal opportunity to apply strengths in relationship building to accomplish bold goals through outstanding volunteer leadership engagement and corporate and individual giving. The goal for this position is $250,000.

The next Heart of Oklahoma City event is scheduled for February 4th, 2023.

If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising, we want to hear from you!


  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Heart of Oklahoma City campaign.

  • Build and execute strategies for individual and corporate donors and prospects in portfolio to ensure growth of donor relationships. Work cross-functionally to secure appropriate information to create proposals and asks to secure gifts.

  • Conduct sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies ensuring one of a kind customer relationships.

  • Provide staff support in planning, implementing and evaluating assigned fundraising events, leveraging event standards and keeping within event timelines and budgets.

  • Recruit and manage an engagement and fundraising program designed for high school aged students.

  • Collaborate and communicate as a member of an interdependent team to ensure achievement of shared goals in volunteer leadership, health impact and fundraising.

  • Identify, recruit and activate executive volunteer leadership including implementing a year-round cultivation plan.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.

  • 2 to 3 years' experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a nonprofit organization in a similar capacity.

  • 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 essential.

  • Candidates should be results driven with the ability to multitask.

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

  • Knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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

Compensation & Benefits


Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.

Benefit Plans:

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit:

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-OK-Oklahoma City

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/9/2022 12:29 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8480

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: OK-Oklahoma City