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Development Director, Heart Walk

Grand Rapids, MI, USA | Leading Non-Profit / Social Enterprise Company

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Business Development
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
Job Description:
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Prospect and secure local corporate sponsorships.

Handle the annual walk team cycle for the Heart Walk including securing corporate participation, goal setting, recruitment of team captains, and motivating team members.

Recruit and manage executive volunteer leadership, volunteer committees, and day of the event volunteers.

Develop profiles on the top businesses within the Grand Rapids area with a documented plan to secure their involvement.

Execute event logistics based on national best practices as appropriate.


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.

Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.

Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals, as well as fundraising reports. Skill in use of spreadsheet/database analysis.

Ability to do daily travel up to 75% and overnight travel up to 25%.

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.

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