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Development Director Youth Market

Company name
American Heart Association,Inc

Location
Peoria, IL

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Development Director, Youth Market

American Heart Association

Peoria

IL

Job #631213535

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 (AHA) is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director,

Youth Market

in central Illinois.

Responsibilities

The Director will handle the overall implementation and promotion of our Jump Rope for Heart, Hoops for Heart, and Red Out fundraising events in schools in central Illinois with a focus on Peoria County, Kankakee County and the western Chicago suburbs.

The ideal candidate will be located in or very close to the territory. Will have a home office set-up.

The main accountability of the Director is to drive revenue through the fundraising events.

Prospect and secure school participation.

Recruit, train, and motivate School Coordinators (mainly PE teachers) to implement and coordinate the fundraisers.

Attend and speak at kick-off assembly events at schools holding the fundraisers.

Ensure each school has the materials and resources needed to have a successful event.

Be a daily “road warrior.”

Perform summer cultivation with school administrators at both the school and district level.

Actively participate in fiscal-based activities during the summer, either Youth Market Sponsorship or planning and executing a corporate fundraising event.

Qualifications

2 years of experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

Bachelor’s or some college plus experience. Bachelor’s 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 ½ years experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.

Ability to recruit, train and counsel volunteers to achieve goals and objectives.

Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events.

Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and occassional overnight travel.

Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher 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 with the expectation that items in excess of 20 pounds would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.

Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” 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.

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2018-2230

Job Family Group

Fundraising

Job Category

Fundraising/Sales

Updated 04/14/2018

Company info

American Heart Association,Inc
Website : http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

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