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Sales/Fundraising-Heart Mini Director

Sales/Fundraising-Heart Mini Director

Job Description


What's your motivation? Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's all part of working for the American Heart Association...where you can contribute professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for a Sales/Fundraising-Heart Mini Director in our Cincinnati, Ohio office.

Be a part of our life saving mission: building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke

Under the direction of the Sr. Heart Mini Director, the Director manages campaign activities, event budgets and fundraising activities. Daily activities will include securing and growing corporate sponsorships, recruiting and orienting team captains and top walkers, planning and executing the Mini-Marathon event and collaborating with AHA staff and the Cincinnati Mini-Marathon Team.


Responsibilities Include:


  • Accountability for the implementation of events based on nationally established best practices for the Heart Mini and My Heart My Life program.
  • Develops written plans including timetables, volunteer and staff responsibilities, income goals and expense budgets and seeks review and approval from Senior Director.
  • Builds positive strategic business relationships with key decision makers in the defined market.
  • Implements a 3 year Walk business plan to maximize revenue and build brand identity.
  • Responsible for recognition of volunteers.
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the market, the affiliate and to the national center as needed.
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed around event schedules.
  • Ability to travel 4 days/week (limited to no overnight traveling) nights and weekends as needed.

Job Requirements


  • Ability to close face to face sales and sponsorships.
  • Ability to show proven success with achieving sales/fundraising goals.
  • Strong volunteer recruitment and management skills, demonstrated ability to provide a high level of customer service and motivation to business and social leaders.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Demonstrated professional and mature interaction with other staff and leadership volunteers, sponsors, donors and others to engage them toward the achievement of event goals.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with MS Office suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Experience Required:

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of experience involving professional fundraising/development or outside sales, management of special event fundraising, sales, marketing and public relations functions.


Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, in a diverse and inclusive environment in which to learn and grow.



EOE AA/M/F/V/D

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Road Warrior
Job ID 2550
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Sales/Fundraising-Heart Mini Director


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