Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Campaign Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-3464
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Entry-Level
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Temporary Employee
  • Why LLS

     

    Overview

    Performs diverse projects and activities for the chapter to support and enhance revenue generation in support of LLS’ mission.

     

    Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff

    Supervises: NA

    Additional Position Information

    The New York City chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is seeking an organized, hard working and flexible individual to perform diverse projects and activities to support and enhance income production for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk funds lifesaving research and support for people battling cancer. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams and millions of consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational evening walks in over two hundred communities where participants carry illuminated red lanterns, survivors and patients carry white lanterns and gold lanterns are carried in memoriam. In 2017, the NYC Walks raised $2.8 million to fight blood cancers. For more information please visit www.lightthenight.org/nyc.

    Responsibilities

    • Administers select on-going programs and/or special projects for The Light The Night campaign (e.g. sponsorship recruitment, corporate/foundation prospect identification and cultivation, benefit fulfillment, event press releases, event logistics coordination, etc.)
    • Provides administrative and clerical support for Light The Night.
    • Maintains assigned office, program and event records, files and databases.
    • Prepares event related correspondence and reports.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     Education & Experience Requirements: 

    • High School, Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • 0 -1 year of fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience

    Position Requirements: 

    • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy and advocacy and research
    • Excellent MS Office Suite and database management skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
    • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
    • Good communication and organizational skills.
    • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
    • Professional and solid judgment.

    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.
    • May be required to 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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