American Heart Association Executive Director in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.
We're hiring an Executive Director (ED) in our Oklahoma City market.
The ED serves in a pivotal leadership role within the community and reports to the Senior Vice President, Development. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Oklahoma City area with responsibilities for staffing volunteer Board of Directors and encouraging volunteer engagement and development.
The ED provides strategic direction and management to group of committed fundraisers and support staff with overall responsibility for a $1.2M budget which is cumulative of the revenue goals for Heart Ball, Heart Walk, Go Red for Women events and Individual Giving. As part of encouraging an engaged community, the Executive Director will participate in community and corporate functions that allow for networking and generating new contacts to be part of the American Heart Association mission and fundraising efforts.
This is an office-based position that offers a hybrid schedule in a fast-paced environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission.
We offer a base salary with the potential to earn an incentive up to 25% of your base pay. The potential incentive is based on achieving certain revenue targets and triggers.
The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center.
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In this role, you will also be responsible to:
Accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management.
Achieving fundraising / revenue goals.
Secure corporate donations through participating in and leading top-level sponsorship asks.
Cultivate major donors, securing large corporate sponsorships (of $25,000 or more) and identifying and securing foundation gifts.
Collaborative approach when working with other internal partners, such as our Health Strategies and Youth Market teams to help drive specific American Heart Association cause initiatives in defined markets.
Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?” Here are some of the requirements:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
5 years successful experience in non-profit fundraising, volunteer management or similar experience.
3 years of managerial experience ideally with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization.
Solid track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics crucial.
Ability to travel the Oklahoma City territory daily.
Solid understanding of how to engage and work with philanthropic communities.
Should be able to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. Heart U is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year. #AHAIND1
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 4 months ago (8/19/2022 1:56 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-7755
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time
Location: OK-Oklahoma City