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Fundraising/Development Vice President, Philadelphia (5420 hits)


**Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact everyday?**



Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.



This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.



The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Development Vice President in our Philadelphia, PA office. The candidate will report to the Philadelphia Metro Vice President/Executive Director. The Philadelphia market is a top fundraising market in the Great Rivers Affiliate of the American Heart Association, generating over $5M in revenue. The Philadelphia Development Vice President will be responsible for managing our dynamic Philadelphia fundraising team of 13, including event fundraising directors (Go Red for Women, Heart Ball, Heart Walk & Heart Science Forum event teams) and administrative support, and holding them accountable to their fundraising goals and objectives, as well as collaborating with corporate and community leaders to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of fundraising efforts. Accountable for revenue generation and community development activities for the metro area. In addition, will be responsible for partnering with local corporate/community volunteer leaders to engage them in the mission of the American Heart Association.



**Essential Job Duties:**



+ Increase overall market revenue by implementing and setting Best Practices

+ Drive new business recruitment, and aggressively grow the number of new corporations supporting the work of the American Heart Association

+ Engage top employers, Fortune 1000 companies, and major medical institutions in strategic partnerships with the American Heart Association

+ Drive sponsors to be fully engaged partners with the American Heart Association

+ Achieve Best Practices in volunteer recruitment: i.e., committee structure in place 18 months prior to event

+ Secure three year commitment of Event Chairs for each event

+ Day to day management of the development fundraising team including onboarding, training, professional development, performance management and coaching

+ Shared oversight of the $5+ million dollar campaign including managing overall strategy for fundraising campaigns and timelines

+ Prepares plans, documents and communications for GAP (getting to goal) meetings, revenue projection updates, and other priority meetings as they arise

+ Community interaction and networking with top level executives on behalf of the American Heart Association



Required Skills



**Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:**



+ Ability to manage timelines and details to help staff be successful, and keep senior management informed of progress and areas for additional attention

+ Ability and experience with day-to-day management of fundraising/sales team including hiring, coaching/mentoring, talent development, performance management and holding staff accountable towards aggressive revenue goals

+ Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals

+ Direct knowledge of special event fundraising tactics essential

+ Demonstrated ability to secure corporate donations through participating in and leading top level sponsorship asks

+ Ability to manage operating budget

+ Collaborative approach to working with other internal partners

+ Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multi task, and must also be willing and able to travel frequently within the area

+ Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must

+ Proven track record of training staff to success

+ Ability to develop and execute effective fundraising plans for events

+ Strategic agility and adaptability are competencies needed for the position

+ Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets



Required Experience



**Experience:**



+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

+ 5+ years successful experience in non-profit fundraising and volunteer management

+ 5+ years of managerial experience, preferably over fundraising staff, in a similar organization



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.



So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by human resources will be contacted to interview.



Be sure to connect with us to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people \#ExploreAHA 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.



Job Location



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States



Position Type



Full-Time/Regular



**Job Category:** Fundraising/Sales



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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Sunday, February 19th 2017 at 7:06PM
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