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Sales (Fundraising) Director, Youth Market

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Sales ( Fundraising) Director , Youth Market in Tacoma. As the Director, you apply proven sales techniques to acquire new and maintain existing schools accounts in the geographic territory of South Puget Sound and the Peninsula down to Chehalis to participate in Kids Heart Challenge/American Heart Challenge, the AHA fundraising and educational school-based programs with a revenue goal of $459,000.

A successful candidate will have fundraising or outside sales experience, a customer service orientation, strong organizational and time management skills, high sense of accountability, detail oriented, good computer skills and self-motivated. Requires a “Road Warrior attitude”.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Achieves a fundraising goal of $459,000 through the sales and service of the Youth Market products (Kids Heart Challenge/American Heart Challenge) to K-12 school accounts, both current and new, in assigned geographic territory.
  • Manages approximately 195 school accounts, both current and new
  • Secures cash sponsorships through ongoing year-round pipeline development and cultivation
  • Recruits, trains, coaches and motivates volunteers in Youth Market products and services
  • Builds strong relationships with volunteers including School Districts, Principals, Teachers and Parent Teacher Associations through outstanding customer service
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training
Skills/Experience: 
  • 2+ years outside sales or fundraising experience, with proven track record in achieving goals
  • Strong cold-calling, relationship-building and customer service skills
  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer coaching and management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications and ability to maintain a high volume of account data in a timely and accurate manner
  • Highly effective organizational, multitasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently during irregular work hours
  • Willing and able to travel extensively within given territory. Must have valid driver’s license, auto insurance and personal vehicle or other reasonable form of transportation
  • Able to lift 15-20 pounds to transport supplies and materials

Here are some of the preferred experience/skills we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of school market a plus
  • Experience in K-12 school sales or fundraising, educational sales
  • Sponsorship sales
  • Strong familiarity with the geographic territory served

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