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Business Development Director

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The American Heart Association (AHA) has an exciting opportunity for a fundraising/sales professional to fill a Business Development Director position in our North Bay Division.

As the Director, you are responsible for a $925,000+ revenue goal generated through year-round fundraising, including a variety of events and activities, in addition to our two large signature campaigns - the Heart & Stroke Walk and Go Red For Women Luncheon.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Identifying and recruiting a group of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership members to support campaigns
  • Activating and motivating volunteer leadership teams through personal and corporate giving and influencing involvement and giving of others
  • Maintaining and growing current corporate sponsorship, with a heavy focus on identifying and driving new business
  • Developing a year-round pipeline and cultivation plan for corporate accounts and donors
  • Managing peer-to-peer fundraising in participating companies to help achieve revenue goals
  • Leading effective engagement strategies for campaign participants
  • Promoting corporate and community participation through local activities
  • Event planning and execution
  • Communicating timely with Executive Director and internal and external customers
  • Conducting community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing
  • Demonstrated ability to prospect and secure new business and accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training, and management
  • Highly effective organizational, negotiations and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter able to work well in a team-driven environment
  • Strong business literacy and professional communication skills including business correspondence and professional writing
  • Experience creating and designing professional presentations for community health partners, corporate sponsors and return on investment packages utilizing programs such as Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Experience with the AHA or a similar nonprofit organization
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks in the North Bay Area
  • Experience working with c-level executives

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 1 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 1 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association