Metro Executive Director
American Heart Association - Wichita, KS

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What's your motivation? Want satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives? At the American Heart Association our mission is building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Join an organization that was voted "One of the Best NonProfits to Work For" since 2010.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Metro Executive Director in our Wichita office.

The Metro Executive Director is responsible for overall revenue generation within the Wichita area (primary market) and outlying non-metro areas, which includes providing supervision and coaching to six staff: four Fundraising Directors and two Administrative Associates.

Responsibilities: Guide and direct team to achieve event and revenue goals. Assist in creating a culture of learning and development with staff. Develop and manage a Board of Directors to guide volunteer leadership and initiatives. Develop, monitor, and evaluate an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals, budget and timelines for the event. Develop contingency plans, as needed to successfully complete fundraising activities. Maintain focus on building relationships with existing and prospective key volunteers and donors to include making personal visits on a monthly and quarterly basis.

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.

The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D. The AHA is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in its volunteers, staff and programs.

Required Skills

Knowledge of community organization, sales, fundraising, and marketing principles, practices, techniques, and trends.

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.

Proven ability to understand and navigate corporate cultures to achieve goals.

Required Experience

Must have at least 3 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

Must have at least 1 year of experience in a management capacity. This experience may occur within the 3 year related experience requirement. Experience gained through direct internal work on AHA projects/priorities may substitute for this requirement and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Bachelor’s or some college plus experience. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.

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The American Heart Association (AHA) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the fight against heart disease and stroke (both among...