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Houston, TX Full Time Posted by: American Heart Association Posted: Tuesday, 23 February 2021

We are looking to fill a Development Director in our St. Petersburg, FL office. The director will coordinate, plan, and implement activities and resources necessary to achieve fundraising goals and campaign objectives for the Tampa Bay market, with a focus on our Heart Walk campaign.
Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to)
Achieving assigned revenue goals by developing and maintaining relationships with corporate and community partners.
Driving new business development by soliciting sponsorships and generating participant income through developing year-round business and cultivation plans.
Driving peer-to-peer fundraising by supporting corporate partners and team leaders effectively.
Recruiting, orientating, and managing c-suite volunteer leadership based on nationally established methodologies.
Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership.
Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.
Instrumental in building volunteer leadership committees.
Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising event(s) according to standard methodologies and event timeline.
Confirming detailed, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information.
Collaborating with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize event market strategy.
In this role, you will report to the Senior Development Director and will work alongside other Directors to meet the overall revenue goal for the Heart Walk campaign and the market. Daily travel within the market is required (when safe to do so.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
At least two years of work experience in sales, preferably nonprofit fundraising
Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices and techniques, notably peer-to-peer fundraising
Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating top-level donors and volunteers
Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making
Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation
Success working in a team environment with shared goals, preferred
Ability to work outside of standard hours which may involve some evenings and/or weekends
Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory

Houston, TX, United States of America
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2/23/2021 5:23:22 PM

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