Fund Raising/Sales Director – Youth Market
What’s your motivation? Want satisfying work that makes a real difference in people’s lives? Then consider a career at the American Heart Association our mission is building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. We have an excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Director, Youth Market in our Hawaii Division serving Western Oahu, the Big Island, part of Honolulu and Kauai. There is a preference for a candidate to live on Oahu as that is where the majority of schools are located.
Director will be responsible for securing schools within the geographic territory to implement Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart , major fundraising initiatives for the American Heart Association as well as other related school based fundraising projects. Director is responsible for a fundraising goal of $405,000 (gross).
To achieve the fundraising goal, the Director will: Prospect and secure participation from schools within the given territory; promote student participation; build strong relationships with volunteers including School Districts, Principals, Teachers and Parent Teacher Associations.
Qualified candidates need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training
2+ years outside sales or fundraising experience with proven track record in meeting/exceeding sales/fundraising goals
Demonstrated ability to accomplish results through volunteer recruitment and management
Basic experience in using computers
Ability to thrive in a results oriented fund raising/sales environment
Demonstrated ability to work independently during irregular working hours
Willing and able to travel extensively within given territory.
Experience and knowledge of school markets a plus
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. Visit our online career center at www.heart.org/careers and click 'Benefits' for more information.
Apply now and find out why the NonProfit Times has recognized the American Heart Association as one of the “Best Non Profits to Work” year after year.
Candidates must apply online as our recruitment process does not include the utilization of fax or hard copy resumes. No phone calls please.
The American Heart Association is committed to enhancing the diversity of its volunteers and staff.