The Manager, Advocacy will serve as the leader in their multi-state territory for the development of a robust and thriving network of grassroots and grass tops advocates, volunteers, patients and organizational partners, will represent the advocacy team on multi-disciplinary working groups within LLS, and will serve as the lead on developing special advocacy initiatives. The position will help lead the development of a nationwide groundswell of supporters for the LLS mission. This position will help increase the breadth and depth of engagement with grassroots and grass tops advocacy volunteers around the U.S.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Advocacy, the Manager, Advocacy is tasked with recruiting, training, and managing strong advocacy networks within their multi-state geographic territory. Working closely with state and federal Government Affairs staff, chapter and campaign leadership, and mission staff, the Manager, Advocacy will help to drive local involvement in activities supporting policies that remove access barriers to care and will serve as a representative for the advocacy team on national LLS working groups.
The Manager, Advocacy will lead the rollout of the volunteer advocacy structure in their geographic area including the development and management of state-based advocacy committees/strike forces, state and chapter-based volunteer advocacy captains, and issue-based coalitions. The Manager, Advocacy will principally be in charge of identifying individuals to fill the aforementioned roles, and provide support and active management. Developing volunteers will also involve significant collaboration with LLS field, campaign, and donor development staff to ensure integration and efficiency of lead-sharing and opportunity cultivation.
The Manager, Advocacy will assist with the development of new materials and strategies for use throughout the advocacy team.
Volunteer Recruitment, Engagement and Retention
Government Affairs Director
Patient Access Managers and Volunteer Development Staff
Other Internal Collaborations