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Development/ Sales Director

Baton Rouge, LA, USABaton RougeLAUSA
Full-time

The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Heart Walk (Sales) Director for our Baton Rouge, LA market.

Areas of Responsibility: 

The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Heart Walk (Sales) Director for our Baton Rouge, LA market.

  • Responsible for achieving fundraising goals thru developing and maintaining relationships with AHA corporate partners and selling sponsorships for the annual Heart Walk
  • Accountability for recruiting and stewarding c-suite volunteer leaders, team captains and walkers based on nationally established best practices for the Heart Walk
  • Manages a portfolio of approximately 20-30 Heart Walk companies
  • Develops new company and volunteer recruitment plans as well as drives income goals while reporting directly to the Senior Regional Director
  • Builds positive strategic business relationships with key decision makers in the defined market
  • Implements an annual Heart Walk Business plan to maximize revenue, volunteer involvement and build the Walk Brand identity.
  • Responsible for recognition and cultivation of volunteers throughout the year.
  • Reports on progress to affiliate management team as needed.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the market, the affiliate and to the national center as needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed around event schedules.
  • A minimum of 20 face to face meetings per week.
Skills/Experience: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in fundraising or outside sales position that involves building and maintaining sales relationship.
  • Possess strong selling and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and maintain relationships with top level volunteers from identified companies.
  • Demonstrated skills in fundraising or successful outside sales.
  • Proven ability to understand and navigate corporate cultures to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to plan and conduct meetings.
  • Valid driver's license, proof of at least minimum state required automobile liability insurance and ability and willingness to travel as position demands.
  • Ability to work outside standard hours as needed, including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to use Microsoft products, computer software, run reports and maintain accurate data.
  • Satisfactory background checks including consumer credit, motor vehicle, and criminal history.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities:May include indirect supervision of administrative staff supporting the event. #LI-KB1

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Overview
Headquarters: 
Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1949
About Us
Mission: 

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: 
May 13 2019
Active Until: 
Jun 13 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit