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Corporate Market Director - HB

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We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director- Heart Ball in our Fort Worth, TX office. The selected candidate will supervise one Development Specialist and will have fundraising responsibilities for the Fort Worth Heart Ball campaign by bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers of the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #4 killer in America. The fundraising goal is $1,000,000. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising, we want to hear from you!

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Mobilizing CEO’s, President’s, upper level executives and Philanthropists in the Tarrant County area to build and effective Executive Leadership Team to raise funds for the Heart Ball campaign.
  • Developing pipelines of top businesses within the assigned geographic area to ensure revenue generation through corporate sponsorship for Heart Ball.
  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing corporate sponsors and individual donors.
  • Developing and monitoring an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals, budget and timelines for the events. Develop contingency plans as needed to successfully meet fundraising goals.
  • Leading cultivation opportunities to strengthen relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate &community leaders to advance our mission.
  • Expanding our reach into the philanthropic community of individuals participating in our Open Your Heart campaigns to raise funds and awareness.
  • Managing the Development Specialist to ensure that event management and logistics for the Tarrant County Heart Ball are completed and recognize top donors and volunteers.
  • Networking within the local area and recruiting and retaining our valued volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Educational Background: 
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: 1½ years of experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’ s educational requirement.
  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.
  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to work outside standard hours as needed including occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi-task and must also be willing and able to travel (no overnight) within Fort Worth up to.
  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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: 
Jul 12 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 12 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association