American Heart Association Development Director in Valparaiso, Indiana
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We are currently hiring for a Development Director to serve the Northwest Indiana Market. The Director will support all aspects of our Go Red for Women and Heart of Northwest Indiana corporate fundraising campaigns. These campaigns include our signature Go Red for Women Luncheon and Heart Ball events respectively.
We have a fast-paced sales type of environment with the main responsibility of driving revenue in support of our mission. Competitive salary with incentive potential is offered.
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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Prospect, secure, and handle corporate sponsorships.
Support all aspects of the auction at both events and ensure revenue goal is achieved. This includes soliciting auction items and handling volunteer auction committees.
Drive peer-to-peer fundraising to achieve overall revenue goals. Secure financial contributions by conducting exploratory meetings and revenue generation-focused sales calls. Appropriately documents scheduled appointments and results.
Develop profiles on the top businesses within the assigned markets with a documented plan to secure their involvement.
Execute digital experience/event logistics based on national best practices.
Work closely with a Communications Director to assist in developing and handling a promotion/communications plan for the campaigns.
2 years of relevant experience preferred; college graduates are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Ability to thrive in a results-driven and collaborative environment with highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to recruit, train, and manage high level volunteers to accomplish established goals.
Skill in making oral presentations to large and small audiences and ability to write clear and concise narratives.
Ability to do daily travel up to 75% within the Northwest Indiana region.
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
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. HeartU 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.
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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Posted Date 2 months ago (10/14/2022 1:46 PM)
Requisition ID 2022-9222
Job Category Field Campaigns
Position Type Full Time