Campaign Fundraising Specialist

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Location: US-VA-Alexandria
Job ID: 2021-6518
# of Openings: 1
Category: Sales/Business Development
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Type: Full Time Regular


Why LLS

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."

Overview

Performs diverse projects and activities for the chapter to support and enhance revenue generation in support of LLS' mission.

Reports to: Campaign Development Manager

Supervises: NA

Responsibilities

  • Implement the comprehensive strategic plan for Light the Night which includes organizational best practices, specific revenue and expense budget, timeline, logistics, volunteer activities and recruitment, marketing, and sponsorship plan for each event.
  • Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS.
  • Identify target audiences and build appropriate recruitment and fundraising strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain and upgrade event donors/participants.
  • Utilize proven promotional activities ensuring the success of events and to enhance public awareness of LLS and its mission.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • 1-2 years of fundraising, communications, sales, development, event planning experience (sales background preferred)

Position Requirements:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Demonstrates professional maturity and judgment.
  • Ability to work with different leadership styles and personalities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.


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.
  • May be required to work some evenings or weekends.


Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Posted
09/10/2021
Location
Alexandria, VA 22301, US