Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Senior Campaign Manager

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Sales/Business Development
    FLSA Status
    Full Time Regular
  • Why LLS

    When you or someone you love hears the words “you have cancer,” it’s one of the darkest moments in your life. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night campaign brings light to the darkness of a cancer diagnosis through its mission to end blood cancers. Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting LLS’s funding of research to find blood cancer cures. Friends, families and co-workers gather together to celebrate, honor or remember those touched by cancer. Walk participants carry illuminated lanterns – white in honor of survivors and the power of research, red in support of patients and finding cures, and gold in remembrance of those who have been lost.



    The Senior Campaign Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Washington/Alaska chapter’s Light The Night campaign, including the fall walk and supporting events. They will be expected to drive the development and execution of a strategic plan for the campaign, with a goal of driving fundraising (with a particular focus on corporate development and engagement), growing the number of participants and teams, expanding outreach opportunities, strengthening mission connectivity, and enhancing the event experience. They will be expected to take initiative and be a self-starter, able to work independently of others and to excel in a collaborative environment. They must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer-service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. The Senior Campaign Manager must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.


    • Identify, recruit, and cultivate executive leaders, corporations, constituents and high-level volunteers to steward meaningful engagement with our mission and chapter community to ensure attainment of revenue goals.
    • Work with volunteers, donors, participants, and committees to maximize their personal fundraising efforts, developing and implementing appropriate strategies, cultivation activities, and acknowledgement.
    • Drive the development and execution of a strategic plan for the campaign, including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, volunteer/community engagement, timelines, and more.
    • Provide excellent customer service to all donors, participants, and teams by responding promptly to requests and providing consistent year-round communication.
    • Act as an on-site manager during the Light The Night event weekend and supporting events, overseeing activities and staff, and managing vendors and volunteers to ensure a high-quality experience for participants and partners.
    • Implement 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.
    • Supervise and act as a resource for the Campaign Manager and Campaign Assistant(s).
    • Identify and network with corporations and organizations, executive leaders, community groups, and key donors to engage and grow their support of Light The Night.
    • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of 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
    • 3 – 4 years fundraising or sales experience
    • 1 – 2 years communications/outreach, event planning experience

    Position Requirements:

    • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy, advocacy and research
    • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • 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.
    • Required to work evenings or weekends.


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