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Corporate Development Director-HW

The American Heart Association is seeking a high energy, competitive, and achievement driven individual to be part of the Houston Heart Walk Team! This Corporate Development Director, Heart Walk position requires someone who has experience with large fundraising goals and large events. 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! This position has a net fundraising goal of $600K.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Houston Heart Walk.
  • Event management and logistics.
  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.
  • Developing relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.
  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.
  • Coordinating event efforts.
  • 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.
Skills/Experience: 
  • Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1½ years’ 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.
  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi-task and must also be willing and able to travel within the assigned territory 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

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: 
Jul 11 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit