American Heart Association Corporate Market Director-Part-Time, Texarkana in Texarkana, Texas


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.


The SouthWest affiliate of the AHA has an exciting opportunity for a proven sales and/or fundraising professional to fill the Part-Time Corporate Market Director position in the Texarkana area. If you have a sales and/or fundraising background and demonstrated success in working with local Arkansas and Texas Executives in sales/raising funds, we want to hear from you! This role will be responsible for developing strategy, executing operations and achieving revenue goals for a major annual fundraising event or multiple smaller events. You will also recruit, manage and motivate leadership volunteers from sponsors and/or donor populations.

Essential Job Duties

  • Independently, conduct exploratory meetings, sales calls, and create strategies to develop current and new donors. Develop relationships and generate revenue through personal visits.

  • Research, create and implement strategic plans for sponsorships that align with AHA’s mission and goals. Secure sponsorships and manage relationships to provide beneficial outcomes. Fundraising goal is typically $100,000 – 250,000.

  • Develop plans, guidelines and event calendar in order to recruit and manage volunteer event committees and volunteer activities. Facilitate committee leadership.

  • Keep informed of AHA key educational and advocacy programs/tools in order to integrate into development strategies.

  • Create and implement auxiliary fundraising and sponsorship opportunities to achieve event revenue goals.

  • Develop strategies to expand donor and sponsor market. Identifies the best method to implement development materials, recruitment tools and best practices within their event.

  • Collaborate with communications and marketing staff to develop and manage event promotions and communications plans.

  • Oversee and manage budget to adhere to AHA financial policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • This is a part-time, benefits eligible, work from home position that requires up to 75% local travel.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 4 years of experience with promotions, sales, or fundraising strategies is preferred.

  • 3 years of experience working with and managing volunteer staff.

  • 3 years of experience with large event planning and management.

  • 3 years of experience in negotiating agreements and implementing sponsorship plans.

  • Advanced ability to perform presentations and facilitate meetings with both large and small groups.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and Customer Relationship Management systems.

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Requisition ID 2018-2364

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales