Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Campaign Specialist, Big Climb

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Job ID
    2018-3601
    # 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 assisting in managing and implementing the Big Climb Seattle fundraising campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission, within the Washington / Alaska Chapter.

     

    Reports to:  Senior Campaign Manager, Big Climb

    Supervises: NA

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee aspects of the Big Climb Seattle fundraising campaign, including participation in committee meetings, recruitment and kickoff events, etc.
    • Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants.
    • Identify, cultivate and steward campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing and implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants.
    • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolution of problems.
    • Manage and adhere to campaign timelines and budgets by tracking revenue and expenses associated with assigned fundraising campaigns.
    • Oversee logistics, timelines and other operational elements for assigned fundraising campaign(s).
    • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
    • 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 their support in LLS fundraising campaign(s).
    • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for campaign(s).
    • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, and pledge forms) to promote fundraising campaign(s).
    • Maintain a working knowledge of 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
    • 2 years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience

    Position Requirements:

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

    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.

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