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Corporate Relations Director

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Relations Director in our National Center. This position can be remote but must live near a major airport and preferably in the pacific time zone

In this role, you will be responsible for developing strategic business relationship with national companies to secure funding for national AHA organizational priorities at the $1 million + per year level. Responsible for working with national and field leaders to build a strong portfolio of accounts in order to achieve annual revenue targets in the $5-$10 million range, as well as meeting and exceeding strategic account objectives.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Acts as a senior-level contact to represent AHA with global and national companies
  • Develop, plan and collaborate with senior management and volunteers to prospect for new business in order to meet or exceed organizational goals
  • Build a diverse portfolio of national accounts for national sponsorship and campaigns
  • Provide timely direction, framework and resources to volunteers while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization
  • Lead solution development efforts that best address the corporate accounts needs while meeting the mission priorities and capabilities of the AHA
  • Coordinate with appropriate departments to provide support, service, programs, or senior management resources
  • Lead joint company strategic account planning process that develops mutual goals and objectives, revenue targets and critical milestones on a multi-year basis
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree
Skills/Experience: 
  • Five (5) years of successful sales experience, particularly in selling intangible programs and services, along with the ability to develop and execute sales and marketing strategies
  • Five (5) years of experience in negotiation and solution-oriented problem-solving
  • Five (5) years of experience developing and delivering presentations to both large and small groups
  • Comprehensive ability to prepare written and oral communications including thorough knowledge and command of business English
  • Ability to consult and interact with high level personnel
  • Must be able to travel at least 50% of time, including overnight stays

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

  • Experience in individual sales greater than $250,000
  • Experience in contract negotiation
  • Experience in non-profit corporate development

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 13 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 13 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association
industry: 
Nonprofit