How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."
Summary: Responsible for supporting core chapter events including Light The Night, Man Woman of the Year, Students of the Year and other campaigns for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).
Reports to: Senior Director, Light The Night & Student Series
Duties and Responsibilities:
Support all elements of multiple fundraising campaigns including the Light The Night Walk, Man Woman of the Year, and Students of the Year.
Achieve a solid command of the LLS donor database and on-line fundraising systems to generate reports, track donor information, and to coordinate mass communications.
Assist fundraisers and participants with general recruitment and fundraising strategies, including development and maintenance of personal fundraising pages.
Cultivate and steward campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants according to campaign and chapter standards.
Coordinate materials for campaign meetings and activities, including sponsorship packets, team packets, committee meeting materials, etc.
Support events on-site. Work with fellow staff, vendors, and volunteers to help ensure a smooth event day experience.
Provide assistance for auction element of event(s). Help secure and process auction items, track inventory, write item descriptions, manage logistics of receiving and storage.
Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support.
Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaigns.
Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign.
Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements:
2 years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience.
Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research.
Excellent MS Office Suite and database management skills.
Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively.
Solid communication and organizational skills.
Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels.
Detail-oriented and highly organized.
Professional and solid judgment.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
Travel within the Chapter's designated area.
Required to work evenings or weekends when needed.
Prioritize Research Programs: Pro-actively direct Grant and TAP programs to address specific research gaps and medical needs.
Drive Advocacy & Policy Agenda: Develop a coordinated advocacy network and a robust internal policy capability that, together, can influence and educate key policy decision makers on priority access issues to break down barriers.
Maximize Patient Impact: Reach more patients and have greater impact through improved efficiency, urgency and effectiveness of support, education, and information delivery.
Increase Awareness: Raise LLS brand awareness and engagement to drive revenue & establish LLS as the leading cancer organization driving cures & access.
Improve Net Profitability: Maximize net income from existing channels through prioritization, organizational alignment and optimization of resources.
Diversify Revenue: Identify and develop high-growth, high-margin revenue opportunities focusing on volunteer initiatives, eRevenue, donor development and new partner development.