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Business Development Director

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to help manage our Heart & Stroke Walk campaign within our Puget Sound 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.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Seattle Heart Walk campaign with an overall team goal of $3M, and working alongside three other directors - under supervision of our Senior Director - on 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 Senior Business Development Director, VP of Development, Executive Director and internal and external customers.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Skills/Experience: 
  • Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing
  • Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
  • Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers
  • 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

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: 
Aug 14 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit