Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Senior Manager, Education Programs

Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook
Job ID
# of Openings
Public Health
FLSA Status
Full Time Regular


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."


Support education team by managing activities to plan, promote and implement internal and external patient education programs.  Plays a key role in national patient education team efforts by producing education programs via multimedia platforms to further educate blood cancer patients and their caregivers on their diagnosis, treatment options, and survivorship issues, as well as promote patient/caregiver self-advocacy.  Senior Manager will promote and implement these education programs as well as provide supportive services to patients with blood cancer and their families.  Senior Manager provides project management for the LLS patient podcast, The Bloodline with LLS, as well as cohosting podcast episodes.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage podcast project scope and implementation, including pharmaceutical grant process, budgeting, status reporting and reconciliation
  • Manage podcast logistics and correspondence, including speaker selection, conceptualizing podcast topics, creating podcast titles/names, podcast summaries and scheduling logistics
  • Serve as co-host of podcast episodes
  • Produce and manage multi-media programming to educate and support patients and caregivers utilizing engaging platforms with easy to understand content
  • Content management and creation/editing of learning objectives for webcasts, virtual lectures, video clips and podcasts
  • Represent LLS at national conferences, to provide information about LLS’s programs and services and to identify potential partnerships for patient programs
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature existing patient education to expand our patient/caregiver reach
  • Develop and edit live and archived content for patient education programs
  • Develop patient education content for internal and external stakeholders as needed
  • Maintain individual budgets for national patient education programs
  • Develop and ensure patient education program components are posted to LLS website
  • Stays abreast of latest education strategies, tools and terminologies and works with vendors to increase efficiency and effectiveness within patient education program development
  • Develop and execute an efficient internal promotion strategy to ensure patient education programs on all patient access platforms are publicized
  • Develop and review content to promote patient education with the Marketing team via social media outlets
  • Review program evaluation data to improve future content for patient education
  • Maintain a best practice manual for national patient education telephone web programs; update and improve as needed
  • Identify new vendors for Services & Education department
  • Manage relationships with external partners who market LLS educational materials and services
  • Maintain an excellent knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, liberal arts or health sciences; master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working for a large non-profit or community institutional setting
  • Experience in large group presentations
  • Minimum 2 years project management experience


Position Requirements: 

  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detail oriented, flexible, and able to manage multiple projects from inception to completion in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work with others in a wide variety of capacities, e.g., vendors, staff, patients, and volunteers.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Wordpress, Blubrry, Salesforce, Adobe Acrobat XI Pro, and Content Management System
  • Occasional travel may be required


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


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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