Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Director, Campaign Excellence, Light The Night (Remote)

    Job Locations US-(REMOTE - Work from Home)
    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 driving growth in assigned key markets by providing strategic direction to RVPs, Executive Directors, and LTN Staff in assigned chapters/markets. The Director will provide consultation; contribute to performance management of staff; and development of short and long range plans, key drivers and best practices for the field. Assist the VP, Campaign Excellence with development of tools, materials and content and may assist in hiring for key LTN field positions. The National LTN Team is responsible for creating a culture of excellence and achieving the Society’s overall revenue goal for LTN and the National Campaign Goal.


    Reports to: VP Campaign Excellence

    Additional Position Information

    This is a Remote/Work from Home position and the candidate may reside anywhere within the United States. Heavy travel.


    • Develop the comprehensive strategic plan for the assigned LTN campaign markets which includes organizational best practices, specific revenue targets and expense budget, timeline, logistics, volunteer activities and recruitment, marketing, logistics and sponsorship plan for each event.
    • Intense consultation and support to select events, including responsibility for ensuring KPIs are met in the field
    • Participate in key volunteer field meetings to drive best practice outcomes
    • 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.
    • Model & Coach 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.
    • Responsible for supervising and training campaign staff in achieving fundraising goals.
    • Identify target audiences and build appropriate recruitment and fundraising strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain and upgrade event donors/participants.
    • Ongoing strategic consultation to RVPs, EDs and Senior LTN staff in regards to campaign strategy, staff and volunteer performace and talent hiring and evaluation.
    • Produce forecasting and projections reports by evaluating the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
    • 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 in Business, Non Profit Management or Communication
    • 6 - 8 years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience
    • Previous experience as a Campaign Manager a plus


    Position Requirements:

    • Demonstrated credibility with proven results
    • Collaborate with Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
    • Strong background in volunteer recruitment, management and cultivation
    • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
    • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
    • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.
    • Highly organized and professional demeanor.
    • 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 up to 75%.
    • Required to work evenings and/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.


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