Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Campaign Manager

    Job Locations US-NJ-Cranford
    Job ID
    2018-4184
    # 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 and implementing elements for the Student Series campaign to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission, within the region and/or chapter's chartered area.

    Reports to: Campaign Director

     

    Supervises: May supervise assigned staff

    Additional Position Information

    Student Series is about changing students, by helping them develop life skills and connecting them with science, research and advocacy. The intention is to inspire the cancer researchers of tomorrow in teaching them about things like leadership, teamwork and the importance of giving back. This includes changing their understanding of blood cancers through LLS provided hands-on experiential activities and lessons that meet common core standards.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Oversee independent elements of the Student Series campaign.
    • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for Student Series, including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, timelines, etc.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of Student Series, including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, overall success of the campaign and suggest improvements.
    • Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter and campaign leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteers and fundraising campaign participants.
    • Act as an on-site manager during campaign events, 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.
    • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Specialists and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
    • Supervise and train campaign staff as necessary in campaign best practices with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising.
    • Identify, cultivate and lead 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
    • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign(s).
    • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s).
    • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign.
    • 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:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 4+ years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing experience with an emphasis on fundraising / team management.

    Position Requirements:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively.
    • Demonstrates professional maturity and judgment.
    • Ability to work with different leadership styles and personalities.
    • 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:

    • 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.
    • May be required to work some 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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