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 are looking for a strong manager with corporate fundraising experience to join our development team in the Los Angeles Division as a Vice President of Heart Walk as we continue to raise funds for critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke.
The Vice President of Heart Walk is responsible leading and developing a high performing staff team, as well as recruiting and managing C-level volunteers, in the planning, management and implementation of the Heart Walk campaign.
Manages overall Los Angeles Area Heart Walk Campaign according to AHA best practices to achieve the overall net fundraising goal
Manages and coaches a high performing staff team
Recruits, trains and manages C-level volunteer leadership
Leads and actively participates in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and management of top corporate sponsorship accounts
Develops and oversees year-round pipelines and cultivation plans for sustained volunteer leadership and corporate account management.
Direct oversight of the overall Heart Walk operations in accordance with budgeting and event guidelines.
Oversees additional event/activities as assigned
Supports Heart Walk staff in handling the annual walk team cycle including securing corporate participation, goal setting, recruitment of team captains, and motivating team members.
Qualifications for this role:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training
7 years successful experience in fundraising/development or related sales
3+ years of experience in a management capacity. This experience may occur within the 7-year related experience requirement.
Demonstrated success in identifying, recruiting and managing C-level volunteers
Proven experience in managing high performing staff teams
Demonstrated ability to accomplish results through highly effective relationship-building skills and a proven track record in achieving aggressive sales/fundraising goals
Highly effective organizational, communication, negotiations and interpersonal skills.
Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.
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 position is eligible for the AHA's Employee Referral Program. Please contact Western States HR for details.