Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Business Development & Partnership Director (Red River)

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
# of Openings
Sales/Business Development
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."


As part of a mission centric, locally delivered and nationally powered organization this role serves as an innovative fundraising and sales leader who is responsible for new business development for all revenue streams in designated market area, strategic high-impact fundraising activities, corporate development, mission integration, and volunteer management. The Business Development & Partnership Director is responsible for multi-market collaboration to maximize fundraising opportunities. Relentlessly pursuing cancer cures.

Additional Position Information

Key Relationships: Reports to: Executive DirectorSupervises: Individual ContributorLeads: Volunteer leaders




Mission Integration

  • Work in partnership with Education, Services and Health Research department to effectively communicate the LLS overall mission, programs, resources and priorities.
  • Responsible for organizing mission centered, local donor cultivation events and prospecting high-impact donors for national stewardship activities


Business & Corporate Development

  • Responsible for conducting Business Development in the Region that results in creating revenue generating partnerships which includes securing new corporate fundraising teams and sponsorships
  • Responsible for generating and managing a corporate portfolio of 80-100 new and expandable corporate prospect
  • Accountable for the creation and oversight for the business development revenue, expense budget, timeline and sponsorship plan
  • Prospect with new corporate business partners within Region
  • Collaborate with national shared services in the Corporate Development department and Territory Business Development Directors to identify and secure national partnerships


Volunteer Management

  • Partner with high-impact volunteers to leverage corporate relationships and develop plans for engaging new corporate partners. 
  • Network for and develop relationships with strategic business professionals and volunteers.


Innovation in High Impact Fundraising

  • Collaborate with the Campaign Development Team to develop new business
  • Develop and write grant proposals for corporations within the designated market area.


Education & Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7-8 years of business development and sales experience required
  • Direct experience in prospecting and cultivating new corporate relationships
  • Sponsorship sales experience preferred


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 
  • Local travel up to 30%
  • Required to work some nights and weekends


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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