The American Heart Association (AHA) has an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Director (fundraising) in Anchorage.
In this role, you will help advance the AHA’s mission through the planning, management and implementation ofThe Anchorage Heart Walk and The Alaska Heart Run – two of the AHA’s premier events for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke.
Under supervision of our Senior Director, you will be responsible for meeting an overall fundraising goal of $650K 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 companies to help achieve revenue goals.
Ongoing management, implementation and evaluation of events and activities within 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 Business Development Director, 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
Ability to delegate and accomplish goals through volunteers
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
Additional Salary Information: Position is eligible for annual fundraising incentive plan.
About American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a non-profit organization that funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.