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Region Vice President

Region Vice President

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# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-NY-Rye Brook
FLSA Status 
Full Time Regular

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Summary:  The Regional Vice President will provide overall leadership and management to assigned Region including developing strategies for regional collaboration, utilization of resources, economies of scale, and regional leadership necessary to achieve the overall Regional net income budget annually by maximizing revenue generating opportunities within the Region.  RVP will supervise Executive Directors and in partnership with national campaign staff, the Regional Directors of TNT, LTN and Special Events.  The Regional Vice President will partner with the Campaign Directors of TNT, LTN and Special events as well as HR, and Mission staff in assigned Region in strategic planning and alignment; financial, personnel, and operational management; fund raising, campaign execution; marketing & communications; volunteer engagement; board and organizational development.  Conducts these activities with the approval of the LLS President and EVP for Campaign & Field Development and SVP for Field Development and in coordination with the National Office senior management team.


  Reports to:         EVP, Chief Relationship Officer 


Duties and Responsibilities: 


Chapter Guidance and Oversight:

  • Provide management guidance and supervision to assigned Executive Directors through performance planning, objective setting, performance monitoring, review and annual evaluation, and guidance on overall chapter development.
  • Assess and recommend ways to strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of chapter and regional operations, including staffing plans, administrative systems, management procedures, facilities and equipment.
  • Propose enhancements to the chapter’s organizational presence and overall performance in primary and secondary market areas.
  • Assist EVP Field/CRO in working with the chapter board’s search committee National Office senior management in the search and selection process for new chapter Executive Directors, in collaboration with the National Human Resources Director.
  • Advise Executive Directors in the hiring and promotion of key chapter staff in concert and with input from TNT, LTN, and Campaign Directors (if applicable campaign positions).


Regional Management

  • Evaluates resources within the Region and develop plans which support maximum revenue results within the market.
  • Evaluate the income growth potential of all Regional activities and develop appropriate strategies to ensure (net?) income growth and stability.
  • Manages Region and collective budget of staff resources to support attainment of net income for Region each fiscal year: to include marshalling resources across chapters in Region to maximize return on investment.
  • Provide management guidance and supervision, in partnership with EVP, Product and designated NO staff, to Regional LTN, TNT and Campaign Directors ensuring campaign best practices are followed. Works with NO colleagues to develop ED performance objectives that include campaign and revenue budget achievement.
  • Work closely with NO partners to provide dotted line management to Regional Marketing, Mission, HR, MGO and Finance staff.
  • Lead the facilitation of territorial realignments including consolidations where appropriate and appropriate resource allocation where opportunities exist.
  • Identify and coordinate regional opportunities in training, income development, public awareness, sponsorship, corporate and volunteer development in partnership with National Office colleagues.
  • Facilitates regional meetings focused on alignment, partnership opportunities, sharing of best practices, training, etc. in partnership with National Office colleagues.


Planning and Communications:

  • In partnership with National Volunteer Engagement, work closely with chapters on achieving high level chapter Board of Trustees, providing guidance on Board development, strategic direction, mission activities, LLS priorities and initiatives.


Fund Raising:

  • Assist in developing budgets, annual plans and long term net revenue growth strategies that meet and surpass goals with input from Regional TNT, LTN and Campaign Directors, and National Office colleagues.
  • Identify outlying market potential and high potential growth areas (both geographic and campaign specific).


Patient Services and Advocacy:

  • Reinforce the LLS focus on, and expectations for, chapter mission programs including advocacy and patient services.


Finance and Administration:

  • Guide the development and assess the chapter annual and monthly budgets, and financial forecasts.
  • Monitor and ensure timeliness and accuracy of chapter compliance with LLS reporting and policy requirements (i.e., remittances, monthly financial results, F.A.M.E, administrative deadlines, policies and procedures, etc.).


Information Systems:

  • Participate in the assessment of chapter information systems and procedures and provide recommendations for enhanced operations.
  • Monitor and encourage full utilization of the national constituency management system.


  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible related experience with a minimum of 5 years in senior management.


Position Requirements: 

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research
  • Proven knowledge, experience, and skill in non-profit management with emphasis on strategic planning, financial management, organizational and volunteer development, fund raising, donor development, problem solving, and team building.
  • Ability to leverage relationships and negotiate agreements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven leadership, supervisory and team building skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite