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Development Director, Gulfport

Company: American Heart Association
Location: Gulfport
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. - Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career. -We are looking to fill a Development Director in Gulport, Biloxi, or Pascagoula, Mississippi. The director will coordinate, plan, and implement activities and resources necessary to achieve fundraising goals and campaign objectives for the Gulf Coast and Jackson County Heart Walk campaigns. -The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as training and support locally and through our National Center. -#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued--- at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at

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, orienting, and managing C-suite volunteer leadership based on nationally established methodologies.Maintaining an ongoing pipeline of potential sponsors, donors, and volunteer leadership.Instrumental in building volunteer leadership committees.Monitoring participant fundraising trends and implementing proven strategies to improve income.Planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating assigned fundraising initiatives according to standard methodologies and campaign 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, and drive community impact.In this role, you will report to the Vice President Development. Daily travel within the market is required. -This is a work-out-of-your-home position. -Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a "Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?" Here are some of the requirements:

2 years of relevant experience preferred; college graduates are welcome and encouraged to apply.Knowledge and skills in fundraising principles, practices, and techniques, notably peer-to-peer fundraising preferred.Ability and experience recruiting, training, and cultivating top-level donors and volunteers preferred.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.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.

Compensation & Benefits:
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. - Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details. -Compensation - Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That's why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.Performance and Recognition - You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.Benefits - We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.Professional Development - You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association's national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.Work-Life Harmonization - The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. - You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.

The American Heart Association's 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.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.This position not a match with your skills? - Click here to see other opportunities.EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Keywords: American Heart Association, Gulf Port , Development Director, Gulfport, Executive , Gulfport, Mississippi

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