Reports to: Vice President, Development & Innovation
Are you a motivated, diplomatic leader with exceptional communication skills who loves the challenge of growing an organization’s development programs?
Come join the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), the international leader in science, education, and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders. HRS is seeking an Associate Vice President (AVP) of Development to lead the strategy for and oversee the implementation of the association’s development program. Candidates in East Coast, Central, and Mountain time zones will be considered for this opportunity.
This is an excellent opportunity to lead fundraising and sponsorship programs for a mission-driven organization!
Remote work environment
Comprehensive benefits package
Generous PTO policy
Strong commitment to DEI
As the AVP of Development, you will oversee the development program with a focus on grants, sponsorships, and corporate and individual member donations. You will be responsible for developing the strategy, planning, and organizing of the development programs, as well as integrating strategic development of initiatives across the organization. You will solicit grant support, drive sponsorship solicitation, and oversee and manage the implementation of solicitation strategies for fundraising efforts. The AVP will drive all development activities using a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging lens, building in focused strategies that mirror the organization-wide dedication to DEI. This position reports to the VP of Development & Innovation and manages two direct reports and matrixed staff.
Offered salary: $180,000/annually
Qualified candidates offer:
10 years of experience working in fundraising and development
Healthcare subject matter expertise
Proven track record in fundraising and business development
How To Apply
If you believe you meet the requirements and have a positive attitude toward change, please submit a resume and cover letter to the following job link (or copy/paste link to a new window):
The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is committed to helping end heart rhythm disorders and saving lives. HRS is the international leader in science, education, and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders. HRS’s mission is to improve patient care by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and standards. HRS represents more than 6,800 cardiac pacing and electrophysiology professionals in over 70 countries. HRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including a generous PTO policy.
HRS Statement of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
HRS stakeholders share a common passion for accomplishing our mission to end death and suffering from heart rhythm disorders.
We believe our diverse backgrounds, experiences and interests are assets in reaching that goal, and we are committed to providing an inclusive environment in all our activities, where everyone feels valued, respected, and welcome.
We strive to have organizational leaders who represent all aspects of our diversity and who promote the diversity, equity, and inclusion that are essential to our success.
About Cessna & Associates, LLC
Cessna & Associates, LLC is a boutique HR consultancy partnering with mission-driven nonprofit organizations. Our goal is to identify the best potential candidates that the market has to offer.
The Power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fuels Success
Cessna & Associates embraces and celebrates the strength that diversity brings to our organization. Just as we are deliberate in our own pursuit of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, our efforts support our clients' DEI success. We drive every search with an unyielding focus to create an even playing field for all candidates and assess their ability to be "culture adds", not merely "fits" for our clients. Our team builds and nurtures this rich tapestry of diversity for ourselves and for our clients.