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Fundraising Campaign Mgr

Fundraising Campaign Mgr

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# of Openings 
Job Locations 
Sales/Business Development
FLSA Status 
Full Time Regular

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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."


Responsible for managing aspects of the New Jersey chapter's Light The Night (LTN) Walk to exceed revenue goals. Light The Night is a two-mile fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by blood cancers.


Reports to: Campaign Director

Supervises: May supervise assigned LTN staff

Additional Position Information

The New Jersey chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks a Fundraising Campaign Manager to oversee two walk sites of their Light The Night campaign and to meet or exceed an $1,100,000 revenue goal in fiscal year 2019.


  • Manage elements of the New Jersey chapter's Light The Night walk.
  • Manage budget and control expenses to effectively meet or exceed a revenue budget of $1,200,000 in fiscal year 2019.
  • Effectively recruit and manage past and new fundraising teams and sponsors. Analyze new business opportunities that may lead to donor and sponsor expansion.
  • Identify, build and cultivate relationships with corporate entities and community leaders to promote sponsorship growth and corporate / community partnerships.
  • Ensure growth of the Light The Night Campaign through motivation of participants and implementation of key fundraising elements.
  • Work collaboratively with all departments across the chapter in order to achieve desired fundraising goals.
  • Support staff or additional campaigns including but not limited to Student of The Year, Leukemia Ball, and Man & Woman of the Year.
  • 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


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing experience with an emphasis on fundraising / team management.


Position Requirements: 

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research.
  • 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.


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.