Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Logistics Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville
    Job ID
    2018-4222
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Customer Service
    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

    The chapter Logistics Manager is responsible for organizing and planning logistics for multiple Chapter Fundraising events, including venue selection, inventory control, outsourcing, outside suppliers, procurement of equipment, strategic planning and budgeting in support of LLS’ mission.

     

     

    Reports to: Sr. Campaign Director

    Supervises: NA

    Additional Position Information

    The Long Island chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks a Logistics Manager to provide logistics support to three of their signature campaigns - Light The Night, Man Woman of the Year and Students of the Year.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage logistics for multiple chapter Fundraising Events, including event kick off, day of event coordination, award ceremonies, and additional event activities.
    • Research, recommends, and negotiates contracts for event venues and location sites ensuring legal compliance.
    • Investigates, selects, negotiates vendor contracts and permits.
    • Plan all logistics for events including, catering needs, event/room set-up, risk management (police, fire, EMS), a/v equipment, transportation, and hotel.
    • Prepares budgets and forecasts, and compiles summaries of total event costs.
    • Manages event inventory, including purchasing and delivery to event site.
    • Responsible for event emergency plans, insurance documents, contact lists.
    • Provide onsite management of events to include oversight of vendors.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree.
    • 4 years of event planning management.

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research
    • Proven budget management skills with ability to create and review budgets in detail and for accuracy
    • Excellent contract negotiation skills
    • Excellent word processing and database management skills.
    • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
    • Good communication and organizational skills.
    • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
    • Professional and sound judgment.
    • 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.
    • May be required to travel within the Chapter's designated area.
    • May be 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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