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American Heart Association Associate Mission Advancement Advisor in Las Vegas, Nevada


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for an Associate Mission Advancement Advisor, Foundations . This position will be focused on a portfolio in our Western States Region.

This position can be home based within the Western States Region.

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, X (formerly Twitter), and at heart.jobs.


In this role, you are responsible for establishing and cultivating relationships with current and potential funders to increase foundation giving, achieve mutual goals, and build long-term relationships. You will be responsible for advancing the American Heart Association mission by establishing and cultivating relationships with current and potential foundations to increase foundation giving, achieve mutual goals, and build long-term relationships.

You will research and develop a portfolio of foundations with the potential to fund Association projects across the country to include identifying, planning, preparing and presenting grant proposals and accompanying materials (including budgets and timelines), as well as completing appropriate follow-through and stewardship for multiple grants/gifts. This position focuses on grants for a variety of purposes primarily in amounts up to $100K.

Essential Duties:

  • Identifies and qualifies foundations (up to 100) capable of providing gifts within assigned geographical areas of the Association.

  • Develops cultivation and solicitation plans/timelines for each donor in portfolio, updating regularly as plans advance and evolve.

  • Actively and positively develops each relationship through a variety of communications, including phone, email, meetings and involvement of internal partners and volunteers.

  • Manages the proposal development and submission process; preparing correspondence, Letters of Inquiry, proposals, reports and other documents; each that are well-written, compelling, consistent with the strategic direction and funding needs of the Association, and that aligns with donor goals.

  • Conducts external research on prospective foundation donors and continually builds an understanding of the goals and interests of those foundations.

  • Records all donor plans and activity in Salesforce CRM and provides regular progress reporting as requested.

  • Works with grant administrators to develop timely and high-impact reports to donors.

  • Develops own depth of mission knowledge and insight needed to effectively communicate with donors.


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

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Exceptional persuasive writing skills, strong communication skills, fluency in office technology.

  • Experience collaborating with program partners, other internal team members and/or volunteers.

  • Ability to travel up to 5% local and overnight stay.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in foundation relations and proposal preparation.

  • Experience leading cross-functional groups with a focus on collaborative solutions.

  • Experience and knowledge of public health initiatives.

  • Experience working across geographical markets.

  • Database research and management.

  • Experience in budget development.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range is $50,800.00 to $70,000.00. This position is incentive eligible based on achieving certain targets. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply.

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  • 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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Posted Date 1 month ago (4/8/2024 3:52 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-13080

Job Category Individual & Institutional Giving

Position Type Full Time