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Executive Director

American Heart Association

Job Description

 

Overview

Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.

We are bringing our mission to life across Oregon & Southwest Washington. Come join us! We are currently hiring an Executive Director for our Oregon & Southwest Washington Division based in Portland, Oregon.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, the Executive Director is responsible for leading and managing the overall Oregon & Southwest Washington Division and developing, executing, and evaluating the Division’s strategic plans aligned with the organization’s goals and objectives. The Executive Director has the principal responsibility for securely positioning the Division for aggressive growth in unrestricted revenue on an increasing and sustainable basis through effectively building staff and volunteer leadership talent and capabilities.

The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.

\#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and at heart.org.

Responsibilities

  • Leads, develops, and implements a comprehensive strategic plan to include a robust development strategy to produce aggressive growth in primarily unrestricted revenue with the expectation that revenue goals are met and exceeded on a sustainable basis. This includes ensuring full alignment with and consistent execution of the organization's mission and goals, full integration with health strategies and effective collaboration with colleagues across the affiliate and the organization to identify and maximize cross-functional/cross-market opportunities. Oversees and manages operations to ensure campaign goals are achieved/exceeded.
  • Assesses, establishes, develops, and maintains the infrastructure and talent necessary to achieve revenue goals on a sustained basis and support the attainment of health impact goals, systematically and effectively strengthening the Division's overall fundraising capacity with growth in unrestricted revenue and mission integration.
  • Leads the Division to successful achievement of identified goals and objectives through ensuring effective leadership recruitment and engagement, Board recruitment and engagement, direct implementation of special events/campaigns, individual giving, workplace initiatives, company acquisition and retention, revenue collaboration and mission impact:
  • Demonstrates the American Heart Association leadership competencies and employs effective management techniques in the sourcing, recruitment, selection, supervision, management, and leadership of staff to appropriately develop and engage staff to achieve organizational objectives. Creates and fosters a professional work environment that promotes and values collaboration, trust, teamwork, empowerment, professionalism, and diversity in which communication is open, staff help each other, conflicts are quickly resolved, newcomers are supported, agreed-on standards are observed through personal and shared accountability, and where interdependent collaboration is understood to be required for success.
  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting, and activating an influential, financially strong, and inclusive volunteer leadership base to champion the success of the American Heart Association through their corporate and personal giving and influencing the involvement and giving of others.
  • Personally forges, manages, and develops partnerships with key organizations and philanthropic individuals to maximize the American Heart Association's visibility, impact, and financial resources and actively leading and managing direct reports and others to do the same across the diverse communities we serve.
  • In partnership with Western States and National resources, provides management expertise, coaching, and monitoring to ensure the sustained growth of revenue, health impact and volunteer leadership and focused attention by staff year-round. Includes the renewal and acquisition of participating companies, organizations and sponsoring relationships to achieve balanced campaign growth.
  • Regularly evaluates and reports on campaign progress utilizing the campaign management tools and reporting systems available. Ensures the integrity and security of donor information and adheres to established policies and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance within appropriate operational and financial policies and procedures and within the approved operating budget. Operates in accordance with the American Heart Association's Fiscal Standard policies and all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and standards.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-5 years of leadership experience in a comparable non-profit or sales organization with:
  • Demonstrated track record in building effective teams of staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated track record in setting and achieving aggressive goals on a sustained basis.
  • Experience recruiting, engaging, and activating executive level corporate and medical volunteers.
  • Ability to influence others to action through creating a shared vision and sense of ownership and personal accountability.
  • Ability to credibly establish and execute a strategic plan across functional areas and disciplines in a complex and highly dynamic environment, effectively translating strategies to measurable goals and plans.
  • Proven ability to think strategically, analyze market data, identify key trends, and have participated in the strategy development and execution of initiatives to achieve fundraising and operational goals.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree may be preferred in supporting the required level of skill, knowledge and experience required.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communications, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training and writing clear, concise narrative reports and evaluations.
  • Knowledge of corporate and community networks.
  • Knowledge of American Heart Association’s mission and programs

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
  • Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
  • Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
  • Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
  • Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
  • Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

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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Location US-OR-Portland

Requisition ID 2023-11471

Job Category Field Campaigns

Position Type Full Time

Location: OR-Portland

 

 

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