Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Fundraising Campaign Mgr, Student Series

Fundraising Campaign Mgr, Student Series

Job ID 
2017-2758
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-CA-Santa Ana
Category 
Sales/Business Development
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Type 
Full Time Regular

More information about this job

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

Responsible for managing and implementing Student Series fundraising campaigns for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the Orange County Inland Empire area. Fundraising through school activities include recruitment, traveling to schools to plan events, conducting presentation, leading volunteers, and acknowledging participation.

 

Reports to: Campaign Director

Supervises:  May supervise assigned staff

Additional Position Information

LLS Student Series is a service learning, character education and philanthropy program where students gain the unique experience of helping thousands of children and adults in their fight against blood cancers like leukemia. As children move through their years at school, they can grow with the Student Series and have an even greater impact on the lives of patients. More than 14.5 million students and 850,000 educators in 28,000 schools across the U.S. participate annually. Since its beginning, students have raised more than $288 million to fund breakthrough therapies and patient services. By participating, not only will kids learn about making an impact, but about leadership, teamwork, philanthropy and what "doing good" for others can mean. The core program consists of collecting money over a three-week period.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for achieving assigned recruitment goals and revenue generation within assigned school portfolio.
  • Work with Campaign Director to oversee all aspects of Student Series fundraising campaigns.
  • Develop positive relationships with schools 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.
  • Extensive daily travel within the designated territory required
  • Identify, cultivate and lead campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing and implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills i.e. perform education based presentations at schools and planning/strategy sessions with school staff and student leaders
  • Ability to plan and work independently
  • Ability to thrive in a results-driven environment
  • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign(s).
  • Highly effective organization, capable of managing multiple priorities effectively, high level of communication,  negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to set aggressive goals, accomplish strong results through strong volunteer recruitment and management
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote LLS's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 – 4 years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel throughout Chapter's designated territory

Position Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in nonprofit and volunteer management, with an emphasis on proven fundraising results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels.
  • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience in volunteer development and cultivation.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
  • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.
  • Highly organized and professional.
  • Resourcefulness, promotions savvy and problem solving acumen.
  • 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.
  • Required to work 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.