Are you interested in joining a dynamic team committed to driving community impact? Our NYC team is leading the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.
To continue the fight against the number 1 and number 5 causes of death in the world, we need dedicated and passionate staff who can engage and motivate our past, present and future volunteers, donors and our strategic partners to become committed about our important mission and support our fundraising strategies.
If you are a strong, experienced development leader who is looking to take your career to the next level, apply now to join our team as a Development Director in our NYC market. You will have the opportunity to drive the success of our Heart Ball campaign. As the Director you will be responsible for:
Developing, maintaining and growing relationships with corporate and community partners;
Achieving seven figure revenue goals;
Driving new business development through creating and securing 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;
Establishing and cultivating relationships with affluent individual donors and foundations while achieving revenue results;
Conducting a minimum of 10 face to face external meetings per week
Building a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance our mission.
In this role, you will report to the Senior Director Heart Ball and will be based in our NYC office.
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Want to move your resume to the top and so that you can have the opportunity to become a “Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives”? Here are some things to consider:
a bachelor’s degree or college coursework combined with related experience is preferred;
having at least 3 years of successful sales or fundraising experience;
you will want to have demonstrated success in securing six-seven figure assigned sales or fundraising revenue goals;
you should have the knowledge and ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and manage relationships with top-level volunteers/partners,
we need you to have excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and social skills;
you must be a self-starter who can close large gifts;
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 including evenings and weekends 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 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.
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.
The six cardiologists who founded the American Heart Association in 1924 would be amazed.
From humble beginnings, the AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health unites our more than 33 million volunteers and supporters as well as our more than 3,400 employees. Learn more about our impact over time.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Our size and scope let us have real impact. We have invested more than $4.1 billion in research, more than any U.S. nonprofit organization. Learn more about our life-changing funded research breakthroughs.