Development/Fundraising Director - Fairbanks, Alaska

Company Name:
American Heart Association
Job Description
Development/Fundraising Director - Fairbanks, Alaska
What's your motivation? Are you looking for an exciting career where you can combine professional growth and personal fulfillment? An opportunity to make a difference? If so consider the American Heart Association whose mission is building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a home-office based position.
Director will manage volunteers in the overall planning and implementation of two major fundraising events, Heart Walk and Go Red For Women Luncheon_,_ with a combined revenue of $474,000 net _._
Key responsibilities include: identify, cultivate and recruit leadership volunteers to assist in obtaining corporate sponsorships ; promote corporate and community participation in local activities ; maintain strong relationships with volunteers and volunteer committees ; and event planning and execution . The Director is expected to have 10+ face to face meetings per week.
Required Experience
Qualified candidates need to have:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
2+ years successful fundraising, sales or marketing experience
Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment, training and management
Highly effective organizational, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
Self-starter able to work well in a team driven environment
Thrive in a culture of accountability
Willing and able to travel within local area and to work evenings and weekends as needed
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. Visit our career section on and click ''Benefits'' for more information.
Apply today and find out why the _NonProfit Times_ has recognized the American Heart Association as one of the "Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work" year after year.
Candidates must apply on-line 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.
Job Location
Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
Tracking Code: 2683-415
Job Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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