Heart Walk: Corporate Market Director

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

You will have high energy, be competitive, and an achievement driven individual to fill our Corporate Market Director - HW opportunity while focusing on our Heart Walk in the Austin, TX territory . You are responsible for leading this major event! Your total fundraising goal of $500k with an event date of fall 2018, requires you to have experience with large fundraising goals and large events. If you have a strong fundraising or outside sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with successful, proven sales or fundraising we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities and Outcomes:

  • Revenue generation and volunteer management.

  • Event management and logistics.

  • Conduct sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies.

  • Develop relationships with volunteers, sponsors, key corporate & community leaders.

  • Goal setting with corporate companies and individuals to raise funds and awareness.

  • Coordinate event efforts.

Qualifications

Your Experience Includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years’ experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

  • 2+ years’ of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

  • Able to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Successful experience with Executive Leadership recruitment.

  • Intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

  • Attract, recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers.

  • Read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fund-raising reports.

  • Ability to work evenings/weekends when necessary and travel approximately 75% of the time driving locally. We do offer mileage reimbursement.

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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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