Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Campaign Fundraising Director

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
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 is accountable for leading multiple staff teams and is able to build and maintain strong relationships with constituents while implementing innovative peer to peer fundraising products to exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission, within a designated market area.  Relentlessly pursuing cancer cures.


As a valued member of LLS, you are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Our offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 403b retirement plan along with generous paid time off. In addition, we observe federal paid holidays throughout the year, and offer a wellness program and an employee assistance program.

Additional Position Information

All employees are required to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 in connection with performing in-person work at an LLS office or other location, or before attending any LLS sponsored event, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved, consistent with applicable law.


Mission Integration


  • Partner 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.


Staff Leadership & Development


  • Create and implement an innovative strategic plan annually and revise periodically to ensure team exceeds all revenue goals.
  • Teach, train and consult fundraising staff in designated market area
  • Responsible for the hiring, management, development & training of the peer to peer fundraising teams.


Volunteer Leadership & Development


  • Collaborate to grow volunteer and corporate relationships across the market and throughout LLS.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and cultivation of high-level volunteer committees
  • Teach, train and consult volunteer leaders in designated market area
  • Responsible for the recruitment & cultivation of high level volunteer leadership.
  • Provide comprehensive volunteer support to ensure positive volunteer interaction.


Innovation in High Impact Fundraising


  • Accountable for achieving high-impact peer to peer fundraising revenue goals.
  • Responsible for retaining & upgrading sponsorship for all products.


Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • 7-8 years of fundraising and /or sales experience


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 evenings or 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. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and LLS does not provide immigration sponsorship.LLS provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants, and it complies with all applicable laws which prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Discrimination or harassment based on sex, gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, religion, genetic predisposition or information, physical or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law is prohibited.


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