American Heart Associations
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 About Us: The American Heart Association is the nation\u2019s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. Our nationwide organization includes 156 local offices and more than 3,000 employees. We moved our national headquarters from New York to Dallas in 1975 to be more centrally located. The American Stroke Association was created as a division in 1997 to bring together the organization\u2019s stroke-related activities. What We Do: To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We\u2019re the nation\u2019s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities. The Job: The Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association is recruiting for a Development Director Social Events position to be based in our Manchester, NH office . This position will be responsible for sales\/fund-raising and building powerful partnerships for local AHA events that bring together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke. Your Key Responsibilities will include: revenue generation (corporate sponsorships, event tickets sales, auctions and open your heart pledges\/individual giving); event management and logistics, conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies; developing and growing relationships with volunteers, sponsors, key corporate & community leaders; goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness, and networking within the local area. In this role you can expect to travel approximately 75% of the time driving locally in New Hampshire as well as some travel to regional offices for meetings and training. In this role, you will report to Donna our Executive Director for New Hampshire and Central\/Western MA. You will have the opportunity to work with staff in our fund-raising, program and mission related positions. Qualifications Ideal Candidate: As the ideal candidate for the Development Director Social Events position we need you to bring your 2 plus years of experience in fundraising or corporate sales and your ability to build powerful partnerships with corporate leaders and senior level volunteers. We want people that want to get things done, haveconfidence and who are not afraid to make an ask. 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. Requirements: If this sounds like you, review the preferred skills we are looking for below: ( Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) You should have the ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, have a proven track record in exceeding sales\/fundraising goals, possess the knowledge and demonstrated ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and maintain relationships with top level volunteers\/customers, have great organizational, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to understand and navigate corporate cultures to achieve goals. You must be willing to travel within your territory (Manchester and the seacoast regions) on a daily basis as well as occasional travel to other locations in the affiliate and to our National Center in Dallas, Texas for meetings or training. Education: Bachelor\u2019s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 \u00bd years experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education. Experience: Must have at least 3 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales and\/or senior level volunteer management. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position\u2019s educational requirement. Salary\/Benefits: Attracting talented, 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. Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills \u2013 helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. If you have questions related to the salary for this position, please feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org . While we can only contact\/interview those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. In most cases you can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your completed application. Click on \u201cApply for this job online\u201d to submit your online application or \u201cLog back in!\u201d if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager 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. This position not a match with your skills?
American Heart Associations