Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Fundraising Campaign Manager

Fundraising Campaign Manager

Job ID 
2017-3115
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TX-Dallas
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

The Campaign: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Student Series campaign is a 3-week fundraising campaign conducted in schools across North Texas to see which school can raise the most money.  While each school  conducts its own campaign, all schools are united by one goal: to learn leadership skills to raise funds to help blood cancer patients live longer and more fulfilling lives.

Reports to: Campaign Director or assigned staff

Supervises:  May supervise assigned staff

Responsibilities

  • Implement organizational best practices 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.
  • Oversee and manage fundraising schools. Alongside schools, develops fundraising goals and an executable plan for reaching those goals.
  • Identify and cultivate top fundraiser schools.
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, timelines.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, overall success of the campaign and suggest improvements.
  • Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants.
  • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems.
  • 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.
  • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Specialists and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
  • Supervise and train campaign staff in campaign best practices with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising.
  • 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
  • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign(s).
  • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s).
  • 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.
  • May assist with other fundraising campaign(s) to include the Light The Night Walk, Team In Training,  Man & Woman of the Year,  or other fundraising campaigns.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 – 4 years demonstrated success in fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience
  • Previous experience as a Campaign Specialist

Position Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy, advocacy and research
  • Able to recruite and supervise groups of employees and volunteers
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Demonstrated success with Direct Marketing, Market Segmentation, Marketing Research, Coordination, Project Management, Reporting Research Results, Process Improvement
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite

Marketing Requirements, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Understand the people you are communicating with, create relevant and compelling messaging those people find valuable and deliver that messaging to those people through a variety of communications.
  • Implement marketing and advertising initiatives by preparing marketing and advertising strategies, plans, and objectives; planning and organizing promotional presentations; updating calendars
  • Website/Blog Manager: Would have expertise in the content management system
  • (CMS) of the website/blog. Could include some web development/programming expertise
  • Email Marketing Manager: Includes improving open rates and click-through rates. Would have more expertise with the Client Relationship Management / Email Service Provider (CRM/ESP) software provider
  • Social Media Manager: Includes community engagement (i.e. responding, commenting, tagging, retweeting, etc.)
  • Print Marketing Manager: Includes understanding print and mail house production needs and scheduling

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
  • Ability to work early mornings, evenings or weekends as necessary

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.