Development Director

American Heart Association Binghamton , NY 13901

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Responsibilities

Are you ready to bring your dynamic fundraising or sales skills to Heart? If so, read on to learn how you can join our hardworking development staff as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke and work towards building a culture of health in our communities.

Is it about the money? Sure, but it's about so much more. To continue the fight against the number 1 and number 5 causes of death in the world, we need dedicated staff who can engage and motivate our past, present and future volunteers and donors to become passionate about our important mission and fundraising strategies.

If you have the desire to take your career to the next level, apply for the Development Director

  • Heart Walk position we have available. In this role you will implement fundraising strategies with employers in the Binghamton, NY market for sponsorships, peer to peer fundraising and walker revenue.

As a Director in this position you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners;

  • Driving new business development through selling sponsorships and generating participant income for the assigned campaign;

  • Developing new company and volunteer recruitment plans as well as driving income goals;

  • Recruiting and stewarding c-suite volunteer leaders based on nationally established methodologies;

  • Driving peer-to-peer fundraising;

  • Establishing relationships with affluent individual donors and foundations and achieving dollar results;

  • Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income;

  • Conducting a minimum of 10 face to face meetings per week

  • Building a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.

You will report to the Executive Director

  • Syracuse but this position will work out of a home office with preference to applicants from the Binghamton market. Daily travel within the market is required.

(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Qualifications

Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a "Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives"? Here are some things to consider:

  • having a bachelor's degree or some college coursework and/or at least 3 years of fundraising or outside sales experience is helpful;
  • you will want to have demonstrated success in achieving assigned revenue goals;
  • you should have the knowledge and ability to successfully identify, nurture, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level level volunteers/customers;
  • we would like you to have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills;
  • you are a self-starter who makes things happen;
  • your experience in understanding and navigating corporate cultures to achieve goals will be invaluable;
  • you are willing to work outside of standard hours in support of your events, sponsors and volunteers which may involve some evening and/or weekend work as needed;
  • you able to travel within your territory daily as well as occasional travel to other locations.

If you believe this describes you then apply now for immediate consideration.

To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

Salary/Benefits:

Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do. Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

While we can only contact those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. You can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your application in most cases.

Click on "New Resume" (or "Existing Resume" if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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.

This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities.

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