Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Director Campaign Excellence, Innovation & Growth Initiatives

    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."


    Position Title: Director Campaign Excellence, Innovation & Growth Initiatives

    Location: (Remote/ Rye Brook, NY)


    LLS’s innovative culture constantly inspires and pushes all areas of the organization to new heights, this position is responsible for driving growth in assigned products (i.e. Black Tie, Big Climb, etc.) by identifying opportunities and creating strategies to further strengthen current products; while assisting the Sr. Director of Innovation in identifying newer revenue generation concepts to test.


    The National Team is responsible for creating a culture of excellence and achieving LLS’s overall revenue goal for Innovation & Growth Initiatives.


    Reports to: Sr. National Director, Innovation & Growth Initiatives



    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develops the comprehensive strategic plan(s) for the assigned product(s) which includes development of organizational campaign standards, and specific revenue, retention and recruitment targets, volunteer leadership development plans, participant cultivation visits/events and communication, budgets, timelines, logistics and marketing for each event/campaign.
    • Intense consultation and support to select products/events, including responsibility for ensuring KPI’s are met in the field.
    • Partners with chapter staff and EDs to identify, cultivate and steward LLS leadership volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing product strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement, and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants.
    • Ongoing strategic consultation to Regional VPs, Executive Directors, and key staff in regards to campaign strategy, staff and volunteer development and performance, and talent hiring and evaluation.
    • Model & Coach organizational campaign standards 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. Participates in prospecting, recruitment, committee meetings, training, motivation, supervision and evaluation, as appropriate.
    • In partnership with the chapter ED, responsible for supervising and training of campaign staff in campaign standards with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising, to achieve fundraising goals.
    • In concert with chapter staff and EDs, develops relationships with key volunteer leadership and fundraising participants to elevate and maximize revenue impact.
    • Produce forecasting and projections reports by evaluating the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, campaign/event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.
    • Completes national campaign projects under the direction of the Sr. Director of Innovation & Growth Initiatives including, but not limited to, national tool development and updates, data collection and analysis, national trainings, etc.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of the LLS’s mission and programs to promote LLS’s fundraising, research and patient initiatives. Ensures that the LLS mission is integrated throughout the nation to tie fundraising efforts and results to campaign revenue and volunteer impact.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.


    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Non Profit Management or Communication
    • 6-8 years experience in non-profit fundraising, sales, marketing, community organization, volunteer development /leadership or corporate development.

    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 items weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
    • Travel 50 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.


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