American Heart Association Youth Market (Fundraising / Sales) Director - Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Youth Market (Fundraising / Sales) Director in Utah. As the Director, you apply proven sales techniques to acquire new and maintain existing schools accounts throughout the state of Utah to participate in Kids Heart Challenge/American Heart Challenge, the AHA fundraising and educational school-based programs. The Director is responsible for a revenue goal of $295,000 and requires “Road Warrior” attitude.

Key responsibilities include prospecting and recruiting school participation; securing cash sponsorship; providing the tools and training needed to help schools establish and meet fund raising goals; actively supporting school volunteer coordinators through strong customer service; and ensuring overall success of the program.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Achieve a fundraising goal of $295,000 (gross) through the sales and service of the Youth Market products (Kids Heart Challenge/American Heart Challenge) to K-12 school accounts in assigned geographic territory.

  • Secure cash sponsorships through ongoing year-round pipeline development and cultivation

  • Recruit, train, coach and motivate volunteers in Youth Market products and services

  • Build strong relationships with volunteers including School Districts, Principals, Teachers and Parent Teacher Associations through outstanding customer service

Qualifications

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training

  • 2+ years outside sales or fundraising experience, with proven track record in achieving goals

  • Strong cold-calling, relationship-building and customer service skills

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer coaching and management

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications and ability to maintain a high volume of account data in a timely and accurate manner

  • Highly effective organizational, multitasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently during irregular work hours

  • Willing and able to travel extensively within given territory. Must have valid driver’s license, auto insurance and personal vehicle or other reasonable form of transportation

  • Able to lift 15-20 pounds to transport supplies and materials

Here are some of the preferred experience/skills we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of school market a plus

  • Experience in K-12 school sales or fundraising, educational sales

  • Sponsorship sales

  • Strong familiarity with the geographic territory served

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 2018-3291

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales