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7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Mon - Fri: 7AM-9PM CST
Sat - Sun: 9AM-5PM CST
Posted Date 4 days ago (8/20/2020 1:13 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-6167
Job Family Group Fundraising
Job Category Fundraising/Sales
Overview Are you ready to join an organization where you can be
a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?
Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free
of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and
American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every
single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!
This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's
lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal
fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving
impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers,
healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to
healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
Responsibilities The American Heart Association (AHA) has an
excellent opportunity for a School Fundraising Director (Youth
Market Director) in our SouthWest office in Oklahoma City. You will
be responsible for implementing the AHA's Kids Heart Challenge
event as the liaison with school-based coordinators, (typically PE
Teachers/school principals/superintendents) to raise funds through
our educational fundraising program with approximately 150+ schools
in Central and Western Oklahoma (Oklahoma City PS, Edmond PS, Moore
PS, Lawton PS, Norman PS, Duncan PS, etc.). Key responsibilities
include selling our lifesaving mission to local schools through
prospecting and securing school participation while providing tools
and training to help schools establish and meet their fundraising
goals; recruiting and managing strong relationships with
volunteers; while ensuring overall success of the programs. Your
position has a fundraising net goal this year of approximately
$500,000. You must exceed challenging fundraising goals by
developing effective customer relationships, through time
management, persuasion, organization, competitiveness, and
You will be out in your territory 75% of your time driving to
7-10 schools a day, recruiting schools during Recruitment Season,
Planning Events with schools before the Winter Break and Presenting
at 50+ school assemblies from January - March. Early morning start
times. This could be a home or office-based position. We offer a
yearly salary, a yearly incentive for exceeding the fundraising
goals for the position, travel reimbursement and a great benefits
Qualifications Here are some of the experiences we are looking
forward to reviewing in your resume:
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
3+ years of relevant work experience, including proven success
in sales or fundraising required.
Ability to work evenings and drive locally approximately 75% of
Ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level
with or without reasonable accommodation.
Proficient knowledge and skill with office-related computer
programs used for word processing, email, and spreadsheets.
Must be at least 18 years old.
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and stay connected with what we do! You can also click here at
http://www.heart.org/careers to see other opportunities with the
American Heart Association.
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
Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have
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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association,
diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our
workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart
health and stroke prevention.
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