Who We Are: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is at the forefront of the fight to cure cancer. We are the largest nonprofit dedicated to creating a world without blood cancers. Since 1949, we’ve invested more than $1.2 billion in groundbreaking research, pioneering many of today’s most innovative approaches.
Mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and the families.
BEATING CANCER IS IN OUR BLOOD.
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
The Director of Major Gifts for the Georgia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will provide strategic leadership, strategy development, planning, execution and accountability for LLS’s individual donor revenue generation. He or she will have experience in managing complex programs and should have a proven ability to cultivate and close large gifts.
The successful candidate can clearly and effectively articulate advancements in research, advocacy and patient care and demonstrates a commitment to being data driven in developing and executing strategies with clear metrics and measurements identified. He or she must have a strong presence and the depth and breadth of experience to represent LLS in multiple sectors, including foundations, institutions and high net-worth sectors.
Strategic Fundraising: Responsible for the development and execution of comprehensive long and short-range strategic business plans focused on revenue generation and donor engagement to ensure annual goals and objectives are met.
Individual Donor Development: Oversee training, marketing, volunteer development and prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
Major & Planned Giving Program Development: Build and maintain meaningful relationships with high-net worth individuals to ensure that all donors are experiencing world-class service.
Community & Mission Awareness: Cultivate and sustain positive, productive relationships with volunteers, community and business leaders, donors and LLS staff.
Organizational Leadership: As a member of the senior leadership team, and in concert with the Executive Director and VP of Major Gifts, advance the mission, vision, and goals of LLS and its Georgia Chapter.