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Vice President, Youth Market

American Heart Association
United States, Idaho, Boise
May 27, 2022


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Vice President, Youth Market within our Western States Region. This is a home/field based position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to travel within assigned territory, which may involve overnight stays and/or weekends. This position requires the ability to travel within assigned territory and travel outside territory to attend indoor/outdoor event-related activities, training sessions, and/or meetings/conferences, which may involve overnight stays and/or weekends. The noise level in the work environment varies and regularly includes presentations to large groups of youth and teen participants.

The Vice President, Youth Market is responsible for leading the operational planning and execution of the AHA's Youth Market programs for the Western States region with the principal responsibility of securely positioning the region for aggressive growth in unrestricted revenue on an increasing and sustainable basis. This includes managing an assigned team of Youth Market staff covering multiple territories, ensuring the understanding and execution of fundraising strategies and tactics to build volunteer leadership engagement, participant income and sponsorship through Kids Heart Challenge as well as collaborative opportunities across revenue streams.

The American Heart Association offers programs to help you maintain work/life satisfaction according to 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 various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

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Essential Job Duties:

  • With the Senior Vice President, Youth Market and national staff leads, develops vision, strategies and plans to reach national performance benchmarks, applying identified best practices and innovating approaches to leverage Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge consistent with organizational goals.

  • Drives the ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating an influential, financially strong and inclusive volunteer leadership base to champion the success of the AHA through their corporate and/or district engagement 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 AHA'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.

  • Provides management expertise, coaching, and monitoring for fundraising campaigns to ensure the aggressive growth of campaigns/programs and focused attention by staff year-round.

  • 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 department operates within appropriate operational and financial boundaries and within the financial capacity available. Operates in accordance with the AHA's Fiscal Standard policies and all applicable laws, regulations, policies and standards.

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


  • Leadership experience in a comparable non-profit or sales organization

  • Experience recruiting, engaging and activating executive level volunteers

  • Demonstrated track record in building effective teams of staff and volunteers

  • Demonstrated track record in setting and achieving aggressive goals on a sustained basis.

  • 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 geographically distributed team in a complex and highly dynamic environment, effectively translatingstrategies 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 in Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, Communications and Marketing or related field.

  • AHA development management experience strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of AHA's mission and programs.

  • Knowledge of the AHA's standards and procedures.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location Anywhere - Western States

Posted Date 1 day ago (5/26/2022 12: 38 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-8661

Job Category Field Campaigns

Additional Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Francisco | US-NV-Las Vegas | US-OR-Portland | US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-AZ-Tempe | US-ID-Boise

Position Type Full Time

Location: ID-Boise