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Sr. Writer, Principal and Planned Giving

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American Heart Association

Dallas, TX, US

15 days ago
full-time
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Job highlights

Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. 8 to 12 years (top specialist / management. Top quality writing in a variety of styles to connect with distinctly different audiences and segments. Self-directed organization skills, to plan and manage work assignments. Experience in writing to a high touch audience. Experience in science writing or lay writing on complex topics. Marketing copy and/or persuasive writing experience. Strong command of standard workplace technology applications, including MS Word. Ability to plan and complete projects at the highest level of quality without direction or active oversight. Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders to gather required information, including planning, structuring and conducting interviews as needed. Ability to travel up to 2% local and overnight stay

Responsibility

Principal and Planned Giving Writer is a valued member of the Mission Advancement department's fast-paced marketing communications team, which supports philanthropic revenue success related to major, principal and estate giving. This position requires a high volume of productivity, with work products requiring minimal editing or direction, adherence to deadlines, and content meeting established vision and strategies. Audiences include legacy donors to the Association at all gift ranges; high/ultra-high net worth individuals and their respective offices and advisors, foundation representatives; and other individuals of influence. Write targeted, compelling content that reaches tactical and strategic objectives related to major and planned gift marketing, donor engagement, gift cultivation, and donor/gift stewardship. Examples of daily work products include writing for web, personalized email, presentation scripting and talking points used for cultivation, solicitations and training; philanthropic product descriptions, promotional narratives and highly personalized principal donor impact reporting narratives. Ensure written and developed content aligns with the Association’s branding and science standards, obtaining reviews and approvals as needed. Collaborate with leaders, relationship managers, and others to gather information and ensure alignment with strategies and donor interests for broad, and narrow, writing assignments. Develop outlines, writing project plans, and timelines to meet both short and long term assignments. Develop a deep current understanding Mission Advancement's donor engagement communications content vision and strategies; as well as the priorities, initiatives, and programs of the American Heart Association. Develop a deep and current understanding of the various audiences and trends within the scope of the Association's major/principal+ and estate giving program, understanding giving motivations, influences, and levels of affinity. Contribute to team projects and department objectives

Benefits

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details
  • Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary
  • 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
  • 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
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Dental Coverage
  • Retirement Savings

Job Description

Description

Overview 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 a Sr. Principal and Planned Gift Writer in our Mission Advancement department! This position can be home based. 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. Responsibilities The Sr. Principal and Planned Giving Writer is a valued member of the Mission Advancement department's fast-paced marketing communications team, which supports philanthropic revenue success related to major, principal and estate giving. This position requires a high volume of productivity, with work products requiring minimal editing or direction, adherence to deadlines, and content meeting established vision and strategies. Audiences include legacy donors to the Association at all gift ranges; high/ultra-high net worth individuals and their respective offices and advisors, foundation representatives; and other individuals of influence. • Write targeted, compelling content that reaches tactical and strategic objectives related to major and planned gift marketing, donor engagement, gift cultivation, and donor/gift stewardship. Examples of daily work products include writing for web, personalized email, presentation scripting and talking points used for cultivation, solicitations and training; philanthropic product descriptions, promotional narratives and highly personalized principal donor impact reporting narratives. Ensure written and developed content aligns with the Association’s branding and science standards, obtaining reviews and approvals as needed. • Collaborate with leaders, relationship managers, and others to gather information and ensure alignment with strategies and donor interests for broad, and narrow, writing assignments. Develop outlines, writing project plans, and timelines to meet both short and long term assignments. • Develop a deep current understanding Mission Advancement's donor engagement communications content vision and strategies; as well as the priorities, initiatives, and programs of the American Heart Association. Develop a deep and current understanding of the various audiences and trends within the scope of the Association's major/principal+ and estate giving program, understanding giving motivations, influences, and levels of affinity. • Contribute to team projects and department objectives. Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. • 8 to 12 years (top specialist / management. • Top quality writing in a variety of styles to connect with distinctly different audiences and segments. • Self-directed organization skills, to plan and manage work assignments. • Experience in writing to a high touch audience. • Experience in science writing or lay writing on complex topics. • Marketing copy and/or persuasive writing experience. • Strong command of standard workplace technology applications, including MS Word. • Ability to plan and complete projects at the highest level of quality without direction or active oversight. • Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders to gather required information, including planning, structuring and conducting interviews as needed. • Ability to travel up to 2% local and overnight stay. Compensation & Benefits The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details. • 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. This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities. EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities Join our Talent Community! Join our Talent Community to receive updates on new opportunities and future events. Posted Date 1 week ago (4/24/2024 12:30 PM) Requisition ID 2024-13246 Job Category Individual & Institutional Giving Position Type Full Time