American Heart Association Senior Development Director, Heart Challenge in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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We are hiring for a Senior Development Director – Heart Challenge in Oklahoma City covering the territory of Oklahoma City and Southeast Oklahoma.
You in this position, you will work to expand the success of the Heart Walk, CycleNation, and Field Day campaigns across the market. As a member of the Oklahoma City team, you will focus on new business development through corporate sponsorship and driving participant income. This role has one direct report, a development specialist, whose primary function is handling event logistics.
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.
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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As the Senior Director you will be responsible to:
Drive new business development through sponsorship and corporate fundraising. High focus on developing relationships with new companies.
Develop relationships with volunteers, sponsors, and key corporate/community leaders to optimally drive participation in Heart Challenge events.
Lead peer-to-peer fundraising in participating Heart Challenge companies to achieve revenue goals.
Work with other directors in the market to grow revenue through the Cor Vitae Society (major giving program) by cultivating, stewarding, and renewing major gift donations of $5,000 to $50,000.
Be responsible for the identification, cultivation and recruitment of C-suite and executive volunteer leaders.
Maintain an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership to advance our mission.
Develop and implement a plan of revenue growth through key fundraising events, strategic market partnerships and philanthropic donors.
Perform donor/fundraiser data entry and generate donor/fundraising reports (Luminate, Dynamics.
Supervise participant fundraising trends and implement proven strategies to increase revenue for all Heart Challenge events within the territory.
Proactively provide event support for priority revenue generation.
Organize and create American Heart Association account team contacts, sponsorship contacts, proposals, letters of agreement, sponsorship payments, presentations and benefits delivered.
Ensure successful collaboration and implementation of National Heart Challenge strategies.
Coach and mentor direct reports to ensure their success.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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 preferred.
4 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity.
1 year of direct staff managerial experience preferably with a sales or fundraising team in a similar organization.
Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
Organization, communication, negotiation, and social skills are a must.
Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory up to 75.
Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level.
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
Compensation & Benefits
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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.
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.
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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities
Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
Posted Date 1 month ago (11/11/2022 10:30 AM)
Requisition ID 2022-9049
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time
Location: OK-Oklahoma City