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Senior Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year

Senior Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year

Job ID 
2017-3225
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Cary
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

Responsible for managing and implementing the Man & Woman of the Year campaign in support of LLS’ mission, and  to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the region and/or chapter's chartered area.

 

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: May supervise assigned staff

Additional Position Information

Responsible for managing the Man & Woman of the Year campaign to achieve and exceed revenue goals of $1,000,000+. Basic functions include executing a strategic plan, ensuring organizational campaign standards are fully implemented, recruiting and managing high level volunteers, leadership of all campaign revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls, staff hiring, training and management as assigned, and marketing/promotions and logistics for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society within the chapter’s chartered area.

Responsibilities

  • Implements a comprehensive strategic plan focused on increasing revenue and volunteer engagement for assigned special events which includes a specific revenue, retention and recruitment goals, volunteer leadership development plan, recruitment and cultivation events, budget, timeline, logistics and marketing for each event.
  • Identifies, cultivates and stewards event donors/teams/participants by implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement, and retention of donors/teams/participants.
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign, including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the Man Woman of the Year, including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
  • Ensure revenue goals are met by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and event participants.
  • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign 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.
  • Identify and network with corporations and key donors to engage them in the LLS fundraising campaign(s).
  • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Managers, Specialist, and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
  • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the MWOY.
  • 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.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience
  • Previous experience as a Campaign Manager

Position Requirements: 

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in nonprofit and volunteer management, with an emphasis on proven fundraising results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels.
  • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience in volunteer development and cultivation.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
  • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.
  • Highly organized and professional.
  • 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 within the Chapter's designated area.
  • Required to work evenings or weekends.

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.