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Full-time Fundraising Director, Go Red for Women & Festival of Wines in Little Rock, Arkansas

at American Heart Association in Arkansas

Fundraising Director, Go Red for Women & Festival of Wines in Little Rock, Arkansas

Fundraising Director, Go Red for Women & Festival of Wines

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Director for our Go Red for Women & Festival of Wines campaigns in our Little Rock, AR office . You will have fundraising responsibilities bringing together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders, and volunteers to raise a fundraising goal of $400,000 net in Little Rock, AR.

Go Red For Women is a yearlong campaign focused on women’s heart health that culminates with a premier luncheon in the spring. Festival of Wines is a festive mixer with wine pairings and restaurant tastings attracting 1,000 attendees annually. Both events have a silent auction and strong volunteer base. This is a great opportunity for someone in the sales or fundraising arena to put their skills to work for a national nonprofit leading the charge in the fight against heart disease and stroke.

Essential Job Duties:

•Revenue generation for the Go Red For Women and Festival of Wines campaigns, which includes, conducting sales calls to generate new business and manage existing donors constantly seeking additional engagement and sponsorship.

•Recruit and manage a team of high-level volunteers for each event.

•Develop relationships with and inspire volunteers, sponsors and key corporate and community leaders to join the American Heart Association work.

•Silent auction solicitation and coordination.

•Coordinate event logistics for the Go Red For Women Luncheon and the Festival of Wine event, as well as wrap around events throughout the year.

•Local daily travel within Central Arkansas with most travel in the Little Rock area.

Required Experience

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

•Experience with the Little Rock community and knowledge of local philanthropic community a plus.

•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years of experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

•2+ 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 requirement.

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

•Knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets.

•Must be at least 18 years old.

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.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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.

Be sure to connect with us to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people #ExploreAHA and stay connected with what we do! You can also click here at to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association.

Job Location

Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Fundraising/Sales

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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