American Heart Association Development (Fundraising) Director - Sacramento in Sacramento, 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.
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 a great job opportunity for a Development (Fundraising) Director, Go Red For Women in Sacramento. As the Director, you work with an executive level volunteer team, to plan and implement the local Go Red For Women campaign, with a fiscal year net goal of $650,000 generated through corporate sponsorship and individual giving.
Directly responsible for an established fiscal-year campaignnet revenue goal
Secure and maintain high level corporate sponsorship accounts to maintain and grow current sponsors
Build and execute a pipeline of new business resulting in new corporate cash sponsorship
Identify, recruit and activate leadership volunteers in both the corporate and medical communities
Engage individual philanthropic donors through the Open Your Heart and Circle of Red giving opportunities
Leverage best practices, benchmarks and timelines to achieve the fundraising goal as well as increase public education and awareness of the cause
Conduct 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, sales or marketing
Ability to recruit, train and manage leadership volunteers to achieve goals
Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed
Here are some of the preferred experience/skills we are looking for:
Experience with the American Heart Association or similar non-profit experience in a fundraising position
Experience in closing high level corporate sponsorship
Experience working with individual giving
Comfortable with B2B networking and outreach including cold calls
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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