School Fundraising Director
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by American Heart Association
Prospect and secure school participation using sales methods.
Recruit, train, and motivate School Coordinators (mainly PE teachers) to implement and coordinate the fundraisers and achieve the fundraising goal.
Attend and speak at kick-off assembly events at schools holding the fundraisers.
Ensure each school has the materials and resources needed to have a successful event.
Be a daily road warrior.
Perform summer cultivation with school administrators at both the school and district level.
Solicit corporate sponsorships in the summer for school educational programs.
2+ years experience in fundraising or outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position's educational requirement.
Bachelor's or some college plus experience. 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 experience equates to 1 Full time year of higher education.
Ability to recruit, train and counsel School Coordinators to achieve goals and objectives.
Ability to transport materials and other supplies to and from meetings and events.
Ability to do extensive daily travel within the territory and minimal overnight travel.
Must have at least basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs is preferred. These skills are subject to testing.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.