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American Heart Association Development Director-Go Red For Women in San Antonio, Texas


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.


Are you ready to put your dynamic skills as a corporate sales or fundraising professional to the test? If so, read on to learn how you can join our team as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke. If you have the desire to take your career to the next level, apply for the Development Director - Go Red For Women position we have available in our San Antonio, TX office. The selected candidate will have fundraising responsibilities tied to corporate sponsorship and participant income for the annual San Antonio GRFW luncheon. Job duties include:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management of the San Antonio GRFW luncheon.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors and key corporate and community

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and

  • Coordinating logistics leading up to, during, and following the event.

  • Working with company leads to facilitate sponsor benefits and deliver on promised

  • Networking within the local community to recruit and retain our valued volunteers.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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

Salary/Benefits: While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.


Want to help get your resume to the top? Here are some things to consider:

  • having a bachelor’s degree or some college coursework and/or at least 3 years of corporate sales or fundraising experience is important;

  • you will have demonstrated success in achieving assigned revenue goals;

  • you should have the knowledge and ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level level volunteers/customers;

  • you have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills; you are a self-starter who makes things happen;

  • your experience in understanding and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable; you are willing to work outside of standard hours in support of your events, sponsors and volunteers which may involve some evening and/or weekend work as needed;

  • your ability to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. If you believe this describes you then apply now for immediate consideration.

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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-TX-San Antonio

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (7/23/2020 10:07 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-6031

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales

Location: San Antonio, TX