Vice President Development (Gala) - Atlanta
American Heart Association - Marietta, GA

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What's your motivation? For some it's the opportunity to do extraordinary work or to develop challenging new skill sets. For others it's the ability to make a difference in people's lives or take on growing levels of responsibility and leadership. However you define your professional goals, you have the opportunity to achieve them at the American Heart Association.

The American Heart Association has an immediate opening for a Vice President of Development . Working out of our Marietta office, the primary responsibility will be to lead, manage and direct fundraising efforts for the annual Heart Ball Gala . This will include managing a fundraising staff and cultivating and growing corporate and community partnerships and sponsorships. Will also be accountable for identifying, cultivating and recruiting a volunteer executive leadership committee and increasing revenue generation and community development activities. Will serve in a player/coach capacity. Overall net fundraising goal of approximately $1.2 Million.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead and manage team to achieve event and revenue goals, which includes directly implementing the Heart Ball Gala and related activities.

Develop, monitor, and evaluate an annual working plan with dollar and volunteer recruitment goals.

Establish a budget and timeline for event and related activities.

Develop contingency plans as needed to successfully complete fundraising activities and goals.

Assume bottom line responsibility for the Atlanta Heart Ball Gala income goals.

Build relationships with key corporate leaders who can support initiatives and involve them as appropriate.

Cultivate, secure and enhance sponsorships.

Recruit and manage volunteers and volunteer leadership committees to implement and successfully complete assigned revenue goals and activities.

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!

Required Skills

Required Experience

Qualified candidates will have a BA/BS degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) with 3+ years successful experience in a professional fundraising role. Prior supervisory experience is preferred.

Must be goal driven and have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals.

Solid networking and negotiation skills are essential.

Must be a strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with corporate leaders, individual donors, and volunteers.

Must be computer literate with proficiency utilizing MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Join us in saving lives! Be passionate about your job. We offer EXCELLENT BENEFITS including: medical/dental insurance; company paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability; flexible spending accounts for dependent and health care reimbursement; 12 paid holidays per year; vacation pay; generous retirement contribution; and a SMOKE FREE work environment.

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE . Our recruitment system no longer accepts faxed or hard copy resumes. Only those selected to interview will be contacted directly. You will receive an automated response informing you that your application/resume has been received.

American Heart Association will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, marital status or based on political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations.

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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...