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Vice President Walk

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The American Heart Association has an immediate opening for a Vice President Development, (Heart Walk) . Working out of our Atlanta, GA office, the primary responsibility will be to lead, manage and direct fundraising efforts for the Heart Walk. This will include managing a fundraising staff and cultivating and growing corporate and community partnerships and sponsorships. Will also be accountable for identifying, cultivating and recruiting a volunteer executive leadership committee for and increasing revenue generation and community development activities. Will serve in a player/coach capacity.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Lead and develop team to achieve event and revenue goals, which includes directly implementing the Heart Walk and related activities.
  • Hire, coach, evaluate and lead staff.
  • Develop, monitor, and evaluate an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals.
  • Establish a budget and timeline for event(s.
  • Develop contingency plans as needed to successfully complete fundraising activities and goals.
  • Assume bottom-line responsibility for the Heart Walk income goals. $4+m
  • Build relationships with key corporate leaders who can support initiatives and involves them as appropriate.
  • Cultivate, secure and enhance sponsorships.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers and volunteer leadership committees to implement and successfully complete assigned revenue goals and activities.

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!

Educational Background: 
You will have a BA/BS degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 4+ years successful experience in a professional fundraising or outside sales role.
  • 2 years' supervisory experience.
  • You will be goal-driven and have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals.
  • Solid networking and negotiation skills are essential.
  • Must be a strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with corporate leaders, individual donors, and volunteers.
  • You are computer literate with proficiency utilizing MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Founded in 1924, our organization now includes more than 30 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.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Sep 11 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association