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Sales/Fundraising Heart Walk Director, Harrisburg (Wormleysburg) - Wormleysburg, PA #3369701

Company: American Heart Association

Date: 05/19/2017

Category: Healthcare Services

City: Wormleysburg, PA

Sales/Fundraising Heart Walk Director, Harrisburg (Wormleysburg)


Tracking Code


7639-415


Job Description


This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


Due to a promotion, the American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a newly added Heart Walk Director (Sales/Fundraising) in our Great Rivers Affiliate office located in Harrisburg, PA. The Director will be will be responsible for cultivating and securing corporate sponsorships and managing corporate accounts and community teams to meet an overall fundraising goal in excess of $650K.


Essential Job Duties:


  • Achievement of the Heart Walk financial goal(s)


  • Accountability for the implementation of the Heart Walk event based on nationally established best practices.


  • Conduct revenue generation-focused sales calls daily and appropriately document scheduled appointments and results


  • Develop and cultivate mutually satisfying relationships with corporations and top level donors


  • Utilize consultative approach to match donor interests with AHA mission and priorities


  • Lead volunteer recruitment and engagement. Ensuring the right profile event and executive leadership team chairpersons and other volunteers are recruited and provided effective orientation, training and development and activation.

Required Experience


Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


  • At least two years of experience with a non-profit organization in a fundraising position, or two years proven success in marketing, sales, event planning, fundraising or new business development.


  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation and motivation


  • Proven outside sales experience, business-to-business experience preferred


  • Knowledge and skills in fund raising principles, practices and techniques


  • Ability to recruit, train, counsel, and manage volunteer groups and to develop long range organizational goals and follow through with them


  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, but also to work independently


  • Ability to apply sound judgment and problem solving skills to conflicts


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Applied knowledge and intermediate skills in windows applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook


  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, andtraining, abilityto speak publicly


  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings and weekends on occasion

Attracting talented, 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.


So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by human resources 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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Job Location


Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania, United States


Position Type


Full-Time/Regular


Job Category: Fundraising/Sales


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