- Communication Skills
- Customer Service
**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.
**We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director to help manage our Heart & Stroke Walk campaign within our Greater Bay Area 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.
Under supervision of our two Senior Development Directors and working alongside four other Business Development Directors, you will be responsible for achieving an **overall team fundraising goal of $5.3M** through selling corporate sponsorships, working with corporate leaders, managing corporate and community teams and generating participant income.
Additional key responsibilities include:
+ 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 Development Director, VP of Development, Executive Director and internal and external customers.
+ Minimum two years’ successful experience in fundraising, sales or marketing
+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
+ Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
+ Strong cold-calling, relationship-building and customer service skills
+ Highly effective organizational, multitasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
+ Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion
+ 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
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.**
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_This Western States Affiliate position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program._ _Please contact HR for details._
**Posted Date** _3 months ago_ _(1/13/2020 12:29 PM)_
**_Requisition ID_** _2020-5586_
**_Job Family Group_** _Fundraising_
**_Job Category_** _Field Campaigns_
**Location: ** Oakland, CA