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Outreach Assistant/Student Series

Outreach Assistant/Student Series

Job ID 
2017-3139
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-TX-Dallas
Category 
Administrative/Clerical
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Type 
Temporary Employee

More information about this job

Why LLS

 

“LLS is a great place to work because they are making a difference in so many people's lives! I love being part of an organization that has a mission to fund and find a cure for cancer. It is an awesome feeling knowing I can make a difference in people's lives every day by helping others to fundraise for this amazing and important cause. “              

Outreach Assistant, Student Series 2017

Overview

Summary: The Outreach Assistant is a critical participant in the success of the Student Series Campaign. Outreach Assistants are tasked with making outbound phone calls and sending e-mail communication to targeted contacts for Pennies for Patients. The Outreach Assistant is confident, focused and driven to create a qualified pipeline of decision making contacts, keeping warm leads and helping to grow the interest and commitment of LLS’ mission and programs for campaign leadership.

 

Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff

Supervises: NA

 

STATUS: PART TIME / TEMPORARY POSITION 

Additional Position Information

Would You Like to Get Paid to Help Cure Cancer?The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is looking for energetic, focused and confident team members who would like to join our non-profit Student Series team as an Outreach Assistant.The Campaign: Student Series is a series of science-based philanthropy programs that connect schools with local cancer patients and pioneering cancer researchers, allowing students to see the impact they are making in others’ lives through giving back by funding science, research, patient aid and advocacy.As an Outreach Assistant, you would be responsible for contacting and recruiting schools within the chapter market to register them for our Student Series school fundraising program. Successful Outreach Assistants have sales experience, are excellent communicators and listen well to help coordinators build programs that fit their schools and encourage volunteers to join us in the fight against blood cancers. These are part time positions (4-6 Hour shifts, available in both morning and afternoon shifts), which start in late August and may run through early Spring. Unpaid days off correlate with school breaks.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Proficiently make outbound phone and acknowledgement calls to prospective and existing contacts and/or leads in order to create interest in and commitment to participation in campaign.
  • Must be confident and focused with the ability to be a self-starter as well as work in a team atmosphere.
  • Maintain established outbound call volume to source, establish relationships and generate qualified new lead generation for the campaign leadership.
  • Provide timely follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications keeping interested leads warm and engaged.
  • Maintain assigned program records and files.
  • Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High School degree
  • 1+ year’s telemarketer, sales or customer service experience 
  • Commitment to achieving phone calls/per day schedule and email follow up
  • Prior non-profit experience a plus
  • Prior fundraising experience a plus

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission
  • Confidently speak with educators and volunteers regarding key messages and values of the campaign
  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player
  • Ability to collect and organize data effectively
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases

 

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
  • Early morning shifts or late afternoon shifts

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.