What's your motivation? Want satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives? At the American Heart Association we're working to prevent, treat and defeat our nation's No. 1 killer, cardiovascular disease. We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Development Director-Heart Walk in our Oklahoma City office. The American Heart Association is seeking a high energy, competitive, and achievement driven individual to be part of the Oklahoma City Heart Walk Team!
This position requires someone who has experience with large fundraising goals and large events. It has a fundraising goal of $335K plus in the Oklahoma City area. If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising we want to hear from you!
This position requires management of recruitment and fundraising within current companies and recruitment of new companies to participate in the Heart Walk Event, as well as prospect new sponsorship. Drive application process of the Fit Friendly Award within the community. This position also manages the community team committee and recruits and trains volunteers. This committee is typically friends and families of survivors of heart disease and stroke.
Skills in written and oral business communications, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training.
Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.
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.
Must have at least 2 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 the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2007 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.
Ability to attract, recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers.
Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fund-raising reports.
Ability to work evenings/weekends and travel when necessary.
Ability to travel daily up to 75% in the assigned territory.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of meeting management.
Knowledge of of fund raising principles, practices, techniques and trends.
Knowledge of group process/group dynamics.
Must be at least 18 years old.
The American Heart Association is a non smoking organization.