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Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Marketing Director - American Heart Association

American Heart Association, the nation’s largest nonprofit health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, has an excellent job opportunity for a Marketing Director in our Minneapolis office.

The Marketing Director will lead local activities to expand awareness of and build the brand for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Child Obesity causes for the Twin Cities and Rochester areas.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute local events and buzz marketing tactics to drive awareness
  • Ensure the American Heart Association meets deliverables for local cause sponsors
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Work with American Heart Association’s fundraising and communications staff to ensure cause activities are appropriately branded and well-integrated
  • Identify partners that can effectively promote both causes and generate additional resources
  • Communicate progress on both causes to American Heart Association's staff and volunteers.
  • Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years experience in marketing, sales, promotions or communications
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Strong knowledge of promotional and marketing trends, tactics and resources.
  • Demonstrated integrated marketing, organizational and collaborative skills
  • Proven experience in brand management, event management and integrated communications experience
  • Outstanding customer engagement and management skills and proven success working with volunteers, vendors, sponsors and program partners.
  • Strong written and oral communications, event management skills, knowledge of buzz marketing, and an ability to collaborate with public relations function
  • Voluntary health agency experience preferred
  • NON SMOKER
  • High 40's - Low 50's plus Excellent Benefits including Pension Plan!

    Apply today at GMAgreatermidwestjobs@heart.org