Major Gifts Director (Phoenix) Job Opening at American Heart Association in Tempe, AZ


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Position:Major Gifts Director (Phoenix)
Company:American Heart Association
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Job Location(s): Tempe, AZ
Start Date:As soon as possible
 
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
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Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: Open
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Business Ops - Fund Raising, Non-Profit/Associations

Position Description

Major Gifts Director (Phoenix)



Tracking Code
589-415

Job Description

Major Gifts Director

What's your motivation? Are you looking for a career with you can combine professional growth and personal fulfillment? Then consider the American Heart Association whose mission is building healthier lives free of cardiovasecular diseae and stroke. We have an excellent opportunity for a Director of Major Gifts in our Phoenix Division.

The Major Gifts Director, in collaboration with key volunteers and staff, will build strong relationships with individual donors and foundations to secure restricted revenue to support the Halle Heart Children's Museum. This is a unique educational center that provides hands on cardiovascular related learning experiences to school children in the Greater Phoenix area.

In addition, the Director will provide leadership and staff support to the Cor Vitea Donor Society to secure unrestricted major gifts necessary to support the association's overall mission to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Responsibilities include: Managing a portfolio of top potential donors and foundations; developing appropriate strategies to achieve fundraising goals including prospect identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship; developing strong relationships with donors, volunteer leadership, and other staff in territory served. There is a fiscal year revenue goal of $500,000



Required Experience

Qualified applicants will need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, healthcare, public administration, political science or another related discipline
  • 3+ years of development, public relations and/or marketing experience. Successful track record of individual giving and grant writing is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in donor/foundation cultivation.
  • Demonstrated experience planning/overseeing major projects involving complex membership/development information systems.
  • Ability to accomplish results through collaboration and strong positive and professional relationships with volunteers and staff.
  • Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, project management and interpersonal skills. Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven environment.
  • Ability to work evenings and travel, including occasional overnight

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive total rewards package including comprehensive health benefits, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 12 paid holidays per year, paid time off, flexible spending accounts and healthy lifestyles stipend. To learn more visit and click on Benefits'.

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 online as the AHA's recruitment process does not include the utilization of fax or hard copy resumes. No phone calls please.

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Job Location
Tempe, AZ US

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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