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Sales/Fundraising Executive Director, American Heart Association

  • June 20, 2019
  • Harrisburg, PA

Image result for american heart associationThe American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for an Executive Director in our Great Rivers Affiliate Harrisburg office. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Harrisburg team including revenue generation and fundraising goal achievement, executive volunteer management and recruitment as well inspiring passionate commitment to the AHA mission throughout the communities we serve. The development team focuses on special event fundraising through corporations, teams and individuals. Special events include Heart Walk, Heart Ball and Go Red for Women. Additional revenue generation opportunities exist in Corporate/Community Health, Major Gifts, Workplace Giving, and Corporate Relations.

The Executive Director and team are responsible for generating business, managing accounts, creating proposals, soliciting donations and overseeing event logistics. In addition, the Executive Director and team collaborate with the health strategies team, including communications, multicultural and community/corporate health to identify, address and accomplish the health needs of the market, including working with the board to address the cardiovascular health needs of the market based on the organization’s strategic plan.


  • Achieving the fundraising/revenue goal of $1.3 million
  • Managing a dynamic team of two staff; ensuring strong collaboration and synergy between development and other departments to optimize the customer experience and achievement of goals in the market
  • Building powerful partnerships with volunteer leaders, sponsors, and internal and external stakeholders to achieve the AHA mission
  • Providing leadership oversight to the metro board of directors
  • Collaborating with corporations and community leaders to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of fund raising and mission efforts; cultivates and manages top corporate accounts and identifies and recruits volunteer leadership
  • Holding staff and volunteer leaders accountable to their fundraising and mission-related goals and objectives.
  • Drive collaboration with development, health strategies staff, and the board to engage the market and achieve market health goals.

How to Apply

Visit the American Heart Association careers site to submit your information. 

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