Business Development Director (Fayetteville)

American Heart Association in Fayetteville, NC

  • Industry: Executive Management - Marketing/Public Relations
  • Type: Full Time
  • $108,145.00 - 120,340.00
position filled

Posted Date 1 month ago (11/15/2019 12:02 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-5363

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Fundraising/Sales


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 self-starter to join us as a Business Development Director to help drive our Heart & Stroke Ball and Beat campaigns within our growing Honolulu Division . Under direct supervision of our Senior Director, you will work alongside one other Business Development Director in contrubting to an overall fundraising goal of $1.5M. Both events will be led and implemented through event chair and volunteer committee recruitment, solicitation of sponsorships and individual giving, auction production and overall event coordination.

Our Heart Ball campaign celebrates the AHAs advancing efforts to change health outcomes as they related to heart disease and stroke. Beat is Honolulus young professionals' event that brings together young leaders from the corporate, medical, philanthropic, entertainment, fashion, social and professional communities to raise funds and awareness of the AHAs mission.

  • Identifying and recruiting a group of an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership members to support campaign
  • Activating and motivating volunteer leadership team through their personal and corporate giving and influencing involvement and giving of others
  • Developing a year-round pipeline and cultivation plan for corporate accounts and donors with an approach that matches donor interests with the AHA mission
  • Driving new business development through sponsorship and corporate fundraising. High focus on developing relationships with new companies
  • Planning, managing and executing events and strategically evaluating campaign growth opportunities
  • Conducting community networking and outreach through 10+ face-to-face meetings on weekly basis with donors, volunteers and sponsor prospects
  • Communicating timely with Senior Business Development Director, Executive Director and internal and external customers
  • Help manage coordinator who is responsible for event logistics including, but not limited to, event promotions, entertainment, live and silent auctions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience in fundraising, sales or business development
  • Ability to be a self-starter who takes initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service and motivation to business and social leaders
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and problem-solving skills to conflicts
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of local corporate and community networks
  • Experience managing and encouraging high-level leaders at the c-suite level

Are you ready to put your skills as a corporate sales or fundraising professional to the test? If so, apply now to join our team of hardworking development staff as we lead the charge in funding critical research, advocacy and educational programs to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke and work towards building a culture of health in our communities.

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 Western States Affiliate position is eligible for the Employee Referral Program. Please contact HR for details.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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