Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Senior Campaign Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Amherst
    Job ID
    2018-3372
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales/Business Development
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
    Type
    Full Time Regular
  • 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 the chapter's Light The Night campaign in support of LLS’ mission, and  to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the chapter's chartered area.

     

    Reports to: Interim Executive Director

    Supervises: May supervise assigned staff

    Additional Position Information

    The Western & Central New York chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks a Sr. Campaign Manager to lead their Light The Night campaign. Light The Night is 2 1/2 mile walk that commemorates and celebrates lives touched by blood cancers. The Western & Central New York chapter currently has three walks in the chapter's chartered area that raise a total of $900,000.

    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 all aspects of the Light The Night campaign.
    • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the Light The Night (LTN) campaign, including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign, 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 LTN walks, 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, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage them in LTN.
    • 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 campaign.
    • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote LTN.
    • 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: 

    • 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.

    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.

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