Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Campaign Manager, Student Series

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Sales/Business Development
    FLSA Status
    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."


    Responsible for managing and implementing Student Series fundraising campaigns for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the California Southland Chapter area.  Fundraising through school activities include school recruitment, traveling to schools to plan events, conducting presentation, leading volunteers, and acknowledging participation.


    Reports to: Senior Campaign Director


    Supervises: May supervise assigned staff


    • Responsible for achieving assigned school recruitment goals and revenue generation within assigned school portfolio.  20% of school portfolio will consist cold calling.
    • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Assistants and/or assigned employees to support their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
    • Work with Sr. Campaign Director and Campaign Manager to oversee all aspects of Student Series fundraising campaigns.
    • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaigns, including school fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines.
    • Maintains and expands target audiences and implements assigned marketing tactics to successfully recruit, lead, acknowledge, and retain participants.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaigns, including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaigns.
    • Schedule and host assemblies and planning meetings for school coordinators and student participants to increase fundraising goals.
    • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and school coordinators to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems.
    • Build positive volunteer relationships through recruitment, mentoring, and providing support for fundraising goals, while focusing on the mission of LLS.
    • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to promote the fundraising campaigns.
    • Prepares and/or coordinates communication and records to cultivate, retain and recognize media, materials, in kind and cash sponsorships.
    • Administers select on-going programs and/or special projects (e.g. pasta party scheduling, prize distribution and wrap up, volunteer recognition event logistics, etc.)
    • Develop/modify materials (recruitment materials, promotional flyers, and pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaigns.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote LLS' fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
    • Performs other duties or special projects as required or as assigned.


    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 2-4 years fundraising, sales, event planning, volunteer management experience
    • Possession of a valid Drivers License
    • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel throughout the Chapter's area

    Position Requirements:

    • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy, advocacy and research
    • Able to supervise employees, and lead groups of participants and volunteers
    • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
    • Good communication and organizational skills
    • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
    • Detail-oriented and highly organized
    • Knowledge of MS Office Suite

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    • The 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.

    Organizational Priorities:

    • Prioritize Research Programs: Pro-actively direct Grant and TAP programs to address specific research gaps and medical needs.
    • Drive Advocacy & Policy Agenda: Develop a coordinated advocacy network and a robust internal policy capability that, together, can influence and educate key policy decision makers on priority access issues to break down barriers.
    • Maximize Patient Impact: Reach more patients and have greater impact through improved efficiency, urgency and effectiveness of support, education, and information delivery.
    • Increase Awareness: Raise LLS brand awareness and engagement to drive revenue & establish LLS as the leading cancer organization driving cures & access.
    • Improve Net Profitability: Maximize net income from existing channels through prioritization, organizational alignment and optimization of resources.
    • Diversify Revenue: Identify and develop high-growth, high-margin revenue opportunities focusing on volunteer initiatives, eRevenue, donor development and new partner development.
    • Enhance Organizational Performance: Assess resources, improve productivity and optimize organizational capacity.


    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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