Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Senior Campaign Development Director - Community Initiatives

Job Locations US-NY-Rye Brook | US-(REMOTE - Work from Home)
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 responsible for driving revenue in community initiatives through consistent execution of campaign standards by leading and managing the territory campaign development team.  In partnership with the VP, Campaign Development – Community Initiatives, this role provides overall leadership for Community Initiatives through content development, coaching, training, and oversight of strategic planning and direction to field staff ensuring national campaign standards are followed and peer to peer fundraising initiatives achieve revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) mission. 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 ensuring assigned markets deliver mission centered, high impact activities

Strategic Planning

  • Actively and thoroughly examine comprehensive revenue and leadership trends for opportunities and threats to ensure sustained year over year revenue growth and to shape overall campaign strategy
  • Lead campaign standard revenue stream strategies and develop tools with the VP of Campaign Development - Community Initiatives for turn-key field execution
  • Creates and implements operating guidelines for the territory campaign development directors; and oversees execution to ensure consistency across all territories
  • Produce forecasting and projections reports by evaluating the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, campaign/event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign.

Staff Leadership & Development

  • Coach, model and train key staff on initiative best practices and strategies
  • Collaborate with Region and Territory leadership to evaluate staff performance and hire talented high impact revenue teams
  • Leads all campaign development training materials for X initiatives, including both virtual and in person meetings, onboarding, and continued staff development.
  • Liaison to Human Resources for staff talent recruitment and development
  • Hires, trains, and manages territory campaign director team with high performing/growth focused team members who deliver strong results and the highest customer service to the field. 

Innovation in High Impact Fundraising

  • Identify revenue expansion opportunities to grow volunteer and corporate relationships throughout LLS
  • Identify areas for breakout revenue growth

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years’ relatable experience
  • Demonstrated track record of success in Community initiatives or similar P2P fundraising campaign
  • Ability to work with a variety of leadership styles
  • Ability to think both broadly and get into the details


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Certificates

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
  • Travel up to 70%.
  • 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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