Executive Director - Alaska
American Heart Association - Anchorage, AK

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Executive Director – American Heart Association, Alaska

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. We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Director in our Alaska Division based in Anchorage.

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall success of the Alaska including the revenue goal of approximately $960,000 net primarily raised through several key fundraising events. The position will provide opportunities to interface with high profile volunteers , identity and develop new customer relationships as well as cultivate existing relationship, oversee the planning and execution of nationally recognized events to raise funds for a great case, and directly manage staff committed to achieve.

Essential responsibility for the position include : Identification, recruitment and training of high level medical, corporate and community volunteers ; accountability for balanced campaign revenue goals ; supervision and coaching of specialized and administrative staff ; overall leadership of the division reaching their established revenue and health impact goals in compliance with American Heart Association and Western States Affiliate policies .

Required Skills

Required Experience

Successful Candidates will have :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Minimum 5 years experience in progressively responsible positions in fundraising or outside sales, preferably with a volunteer health organization

Demonstrated ability to achieve results through strong high profile volunteer recruitment, training and management is preferred

5+ years of successful experience in managing staff

Proven track record in meeting/exceeding fundraising goals

Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. Proven skills in writing clear and concise reports, correspondence, evaluations and other narratives

Demonstrated administrative and leadership ability, with particular skills in budgeting, management and group dynamics

Ability and willing to travel and work night and weekends as required

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 12 paid holidays and flexible spending accounts. We also offer ongoing development and training and a diverse and inclusive environment to work and grow.

Apply today and find out why the NonProfit Times has recognized the American Heart Association as one of the “Top Non Profit Organizations to Work” year after year.

Candidates must apply online as the AHA’s 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.


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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...