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|Position:||Director of Philanthropy|
|Company:||American Heart Association|
|Job Location(s):||New York, NY|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Experience:||1 year|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Non-Profit/Associations, Executive/Senior Level Mgmt|
Director of Philanthropy
Join the American Heart Association and take your career on a Mission - to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association is recruiting to fill Director of Philanthropy in our NYC office. Under the direction of the Regional Vice President Philanthropy and Foundation Relations, the Director of Philanthropy will work collaboratively with our special events team to help identify, cultivate and solicit major gift donors primarily in the New York tri-state area of the American Heart Association's Founders Affiliate. The Director will develop, coordinate and implement cultivation and stewardship plans that raise funds for the organization by implementing an aggressive strategy for enhancing private support, identifying appropriate high net-worth individuals and family foundations, cultivating partnership relationships, providing AHA mission information, seeking funding for strategically focused initiatives, and closing high impact five, six, and seven figure gifts.The Director of Philanthropy is held accountable to specific donor activities, moves and dollar goals for individual donors and family foundations.
The American Heart Association's fund raising model relies on extensive volunteer involvement therefore, the Director must build a network of meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance the mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Provide timely direction, framework and resources to staff and volunteer partners while at the same time relying on their expertise, abilities and willingness to leverage their networks to drive the goals of the organization. Share meaningful opportunities for staff and volunteer partners so they can utilize their passion to further the mission of the organization. Give recognition to volunteers for their efforts to help ensure their success and drive satisfaction. Hold each other accountable, both volunteers and staff, while being accessible and build collaborative staff-volunteer partnerships. Create a collaborative environment where staff from various functions work together to achieve results across health, revenue and volunteerism goals for the organization.
Please review the experience section below to see if you meet the qualifications for this position.
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! Benefits include comprehensive health benefits, retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 12 paid holidays per year, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, and a Start! Fit-Friendly work environment.
To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit www.heart.org/careers. We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.
The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.
Non-smoking environment - EOE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university required, advanced degree preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 years' experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.
Experience: 4 years of work experience in a not-for-profit organization (6 years preferred) with 3-5 years proven success working in a professional capacity within a Major Gifts function.
Supervisory Responsibilities: none