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Director, Campaign Support, Man & Woman of the Year

Director, Campaign Support, Man & Woman of the Year

Job ID 
# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-(REMOTE - Work from Home)
Sales/Business Development
FLSA Status 
Full Time Regular

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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."


Responsible for providing leadership during staff transitions/vacancies and (depending on market need) lead campaign(s) execution during vacancy; as well as, driving growth in assigned key markets by providing strategic direction to RVPs, Executive Directors, and MWOY Staff in assigned chapters/markets. The Director will provide consultation; contribute to performance management of staff; and development of short and long range plans, key drivers and campaign standards for the field. Assist the Product Lead with development of tools, materials and content and may assist in hiring for key MWOY field positions, and provide onboarding and training for new staff. The National MWOY Team is responsible for creating a culture of excellence and achieving LLS’s overall revenue goal for MWOY and the National Campaign Goal.


Reports to: National Man & Woman of the Year Product Lead

Additional Position Information

This is a Remote/Work from Home position and the candidate may reside anywhere within the United States. Heavy travel required.


  • Develops the comprehensive strategic plan for the assigned MWOY campaign markets which includes organization campaign standards, specific revenue, retention and recruitment targets, volunteer leadership development plans, participant cultivation visits/events and communication, budgets, timelines, logistics and marketing for each event/campaign.
  • Partners with chapter staff and EDs (or implements, in the case of staff vacancy/transition) to identify, cultivate and steward LLS/MWOY leadership volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing MWOY strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement, and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants.
  • Intense consultation and support to select markets, including responsibility for ensuring KPI’s are met in the field.
  • Ongoing strategic consultation to RVPs, EDs, and Senior MWOY staff in regards to campaign strategy, staff and volunteer performance, talent hiring and evaluation.
  • Model & Coach organizational campaign standards with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.
  • Participate in key volunteer field meetings to drive campaign standard outcomes. (Or implement meetings, in the case of staff vacancy/transition)
  • In partnership with the chapter ED, responsible for supervising and training of campaign staff in campaign standards with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising, to achieve fundraising goals. (Includes: National development and facilitation of onboarding for newly hired staff.)
  • Identify target audiences and build appropriate recruitment and fundraising strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain and upgrade event donors/participants.
  • Partners with EDs and chapter staff to maximize volunteer management and development within assigned chapters/campaigns. Participates in prospecting, recruitment, committee meetings, training, motivation, supervision and evaluation.
  • Provides strategic guidance and participation (or implementation for assigned markets experiencing a staff vacancy) for key events associated with MWOY; including but not limited to preparation for and participation in committee meetings, recruitment/cultivation events, fundraising planning meetings, kickoffs, finales, and wrap-up events.
  • In concert with chapter staff and EDs, develops relationships with key volunteer leadership and fundraising participants to elevate and maximize revenue impact.
  • Produce forecasting and projections reports by evaluating the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, campaign/event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
  • Completes national campaign projects under the direction of the national MWOY product lead as assigned including, but not limited to, national tool development and updates, data collection and analysis, national trainings, etc.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the LLS’s mission and programs to promote LLS’s fundraising, research and patient initiatives. Ensures that the LLS mission is integrated throughout the nation to tie fundraising efforts and results to campaign revenue and volunteer impact.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Non Profit Management or Communication
  • 6 - 8 years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, community organization, volunteer development/leadership
  • Previous experience as a Campaign Manager a plus


Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated credibility with proven results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
  • Strong background in volunteer recruitment, management and cultivation
  • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence
  • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles
  • Highly organized and professional demeanor
  • 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 up to 90%
  • Required to work evenings and/or weekends


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.