Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Senior Logistics / Events Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2020-5460
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    General Business
    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 Senior Logistics Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing 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:          Executive Director or assigned staff

    Supervises:          Logistics Specialist / Manager

    Additional Position Information

    The New York City Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks a Senior Logistics Manager to provide management and oversight of the logistics for their various campaigns and events.

    Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Implement organizational best practices with regard to the management of all event logistics for multiple chapter campaigns to include event kick off, day of event coordination, award ceremonies, black-tie galas 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. Manages event inventory, including purchasing and delivery to event site.
    • Recruit and manage event volunteers. Implement expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.
    • Act as an on-site logistics manager during the fundraising event, overseeing all logistics related to the event including staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolution of problems.
    • Prepares budgets and forecasts, and compiles summaries of total event costs. Works closely with campaign leads to ensure event expenses are controlled and managed. Connects with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s).
    • Manage and act as team leader to Logistics Managers, Specialists, and Campaign Assistants relating to event logistics, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 5+ years event planning management.
    • Previous experience as an Events Logistics Manager

     Position Requirements:

    • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research
    • Knowledgeable and experienced in nonprofit and volunteer management, with an emphasis on proven fundraising results
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
    • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
    • Demonstrated experience in volunteer development and cultivation.
    • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
    • Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership styles.
    • Highly organized and professional.
    • 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 Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
    • Travel within the Chapter's designated area.
    • 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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