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Senior Director of Development - Ball

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Myrtle Beach, SC, USAMyrtle BeachSCUSA

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a temporary, part-time Senior Heart Ball Director working out of our Myrtle Beach, SC office! This temporary position will coordinate, plan and implement activities and resouces necessasry to achieve Heart Ball campaign goals and objectives.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Coordinates, plans and implements activities and resources necessary to achieve Heart Ball campaign goals and objectives
  • Manages and persuades key community and corporate leaders toward establishing recruitment and monetary goals based on market potential in their role in achieving goals
  • Develops a profile on the top 50 businesses in the assigned geographic area with a written year-round relationship building plan to ensure their involvement in the Heart Ball event with a concentration on company goal setting and top volunteer development
  • Establishes and maintains an effective database and cultivation plan for corporate prospects, donors, and sponsors in support of Heart Ball events
  • Manages Heart Ball events to provide adequate customer service, trouble shooting, day of event logistical support and completion
  • Provides expertise in our social event policies, procedures, and programs
  • Supports corporate partners and team leaders effectively
  • Utilizes existing national and affiliate Heart Ball materials, products and recruitment tools
  • Confirms thorough, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information including running and analyzing reports to support campaign management
  • Collaborates with other AHA staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize the Heart Ball market strategy and consistency
  • Ensures the integrity and security of donor information and adheres to the Affiliate’s Special Event Cash Handling
Educational Background: 
BA or BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the local business community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising principles, practices, techniques and current trends.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training
  • Experience in event planning, organizing, consultation, and volunteer management.
  • Ability to recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers for appropriate utilization.
  • Ability to effectively lead a small team
  • Ability to organize and prioritize large events and multiple projects
  • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals and fundraising reports
  • Ability to set aggressive goals with clients
  • Excellent computer skills (including MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook)

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of work experience, preferably in special event fundraising or sales
  • 2+ years of leadership experience

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: 
Dec 6 2018
Active Until: 
Jan 6 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association