Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Fundraising Campaign Assistant, Light The Night - TEMPORARY

US-MA-Boston
Job ID
2017-2891
# of Openings
2
Category
Customer Service
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Type
Temporary Employee

Boiler

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

Performs diverse projects and activities for the chapter to support and enhance revenue generation in support of LLS’ mission.

 

Reports to: Executive Director or Campaign Director

Supervises: NA

Additional Position Information

The Massachusetts chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seek two fundraising campaign assistants to support their Light The Night campaign. Light The Night is a two and a half mile fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives affected by blood cancers. Both positions will be filled as soon as possible and run through the end of October.

Responsibilities

  • Administers select on-going programs and/or special projects (e.g. sponsorship recruitment, corporate/foundation prospect identification and cultivation, benefit fulfillment, event press releases, event logistics coordination, etc.)
  • Provides administrative and clerical support for Light The Night.
  • Maintains assigned office, program and event records, files and databases.
  • Prepares event related correspondence and reports.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the LLS's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • High School, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 0 -1 year of fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience

Position Requirements: 

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy and advocacy and research
  • Excellent MS Office Suite and database management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Professional and solid judgment.

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.
  • May be required to 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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