Updated 8 days ago

Development Director, Heart Ball

Oklahoma City, OK 73101
Full-time, Part-time
$8.58 - $19.22
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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.


We have an excellent opportunity for a Development Director, Heart Ball. The selected candidate will manage the Heart of Oklahoma City campaign, including our signature Heart Ball and a teen engagement program, with direct accountability for campaign and division revenue goals. This is an ideal opportunity to apply strengths in relationship building to accomplish bold goals through outstanding volunteer leadership engagement and corporate and individual giving.

If you have a strong fundraising or sales background where you traveled in an assigned territory OR if you have an event coordination background coupled with sales or fundraising, we want to hear from you!


  • Revenue generation and volunteer management for the Heart of Oklahoma City campaign.

  • Build and execute strategies for individual and corporate donors and prospects in portfolio to ensure growth of donor relationships. Work cross-functionally to secure appropriate information to create proposals and asks to secure gifts.

  • Conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing companies ensuring one of a kind customer relationships.

  • Provide staff support in planning, implementing and evaluating assigned fundraising events, leveraging event standards and keeping within event timelines and budgets.

  • Recruit for and manage an engagement and fundraising program designed for high school aged students.

  • Collaborate and communicate as a member of an interdependent team to ensure achievement of shared goals in volunteer leadership, health impact and fundraising.

  • Identify, recruit and activate executive volunteer leadership including implementing a year-round cultivation plan.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • Must have at least 3+ years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position' s educational

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management, proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Organization, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills are a must.

  • Candidates must be results driven with the ability to multitask.

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs. from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation.

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

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

(Reasonable accommodations may b e made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


Attracting hardworking, 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.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills - helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as our sales training & relationship development program- Building Powerful Partnerships which received a 2017 Learning! 100 Award from Elearning! Media Group, and various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center. This position is eligible for our full benefits and retirement packages, generous PTO accrual, paid holidays in addition to the week of December 25th off!

While we can only contact applicants, who are most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying.

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-OK-Oklahoma City

Posted Date 1 month ago (6/14/2021 10:11 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-6712

Job Family Group Fundraising

Job Category Field Campaigns

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Posting ID: 629484659Posted: 2021-07-16Job Title: Development Director Heart Ball