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Business Development Director

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to help manage our Heart & Stroke Walk campaign within our Sacramento Division. The Heart & Stroke Walk is the AHA’s premier event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke.

Under supervision of our VP, Development and working alongside one other Business Development Director, you will be responsible for achieving an overall team fundraising goal of $1.4M through selling corporate sponsorships, working with corporate leaders, managing corporate and community teams and generating participant income.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Ongoing identification, recruitment and activation of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to support the campaign.
  • Leading effective engagement strategies for team captains and walkers.
  • Ongoing management of corporate sponsorship accounts and community involvement.
  • Managing peer-to-peer fundraising in participating Heart Walk companies to help achieve revenue goals.
  • Ongoing management, implementation and evaluation of events and activities within Heart Walk campaign.
  • Development of year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for corporate accounts.
  • Active community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects.
  • Management of timely communication with the VP of Development, Executive Director and internal and external customers.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing
  • Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
  • Strong cold-calling, relationship-building and customer service skills
  • Highly effective organizational, multitasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing and cultivating high-level leaders at the c-suite level
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks
  • Knowledge of AHA’s mission and programs

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: 
Aug 26 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 25 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association