Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Outreach Assistant/Student Series - Seattle, WA (TEMP)

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Sales/Business Development
    FLSA Status
    Temporary Employee
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    “LLS is a great place to work because they are making a difference in so many people's lives! I love being part of an organization that has a mission to fund and find a cure for cancer. It is an awesome feeling knowing I can make a difference in people's lives every day by helping others to fundraise for this amazing and important cause. “               - Outreach Assistant, Student Series 2017


    Position: Outreach Assistant

    Status: Part Time/Temporary Position 

    Reports to: Student Series Campaign Lead

    Supervises: NA

    Summary: The Outreach Assistant is a critical participant in the success of the Student Series Campaign. Outreach Assistants are tasked with making outbound phone calls and sending e-mail communication to targeted contacts for Pennies for Patients. The Outreach Assistant is confident, focused and driven to create a qualified pipeline of decision making contacts, keeping warm leads and helping to grow the interest and commitment of LLS’ mission and programs for campaign leadership.


    The Campaign:  Student Series is a series of science-based philanthropy programs that connect schools with local cancer patients and pioneering cancer researchers, allowing students to see the impact they are making in others’ lives through giving back by funding science, research, patient aid and advocacy.

    Additional Position Information

    How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer."
    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is looking for energetic, focused and confident team members who would like to join our non-profit team as an Outreach Assistant.

    At The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in fundraising development 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.

    As an Outreach Assistant you would be responsible for contacting and recruiting schools within the chapter market to partner them with our Student Series school fundraising program. Successful Outreach Assistants have sales experience, are excellent communicators and listen well to help coordinators build programs that fit their schools needs and encourage volunteers to join us in the fight against blood cancers.

    These are part time positions (four hour shifts, available in both morning and afternoon), which start in (Chapter Specific and may run through early spring.) Unpaid days off correlate with school breaks.


    • Proficiently make outbound phone and acknowledgement calls to prospective and existing contacts and/or leads in order to create interest in and commitment to participation in campaign.
    • Must be confident and focused with the ability to be a self-starter as well as work in a team atmosphere.
    • Maintain established outbound call volume to source, establish relationships and generate qualified new lead generation for the campaign leadership.
    • Provide timely follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications keeping interested leads warm and engaged.
    • Maintain assigned program records and files.
    • Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.


    Education & Experience Requirements:

    • High School degree
    • 1+ year’s telemarketer, sales or customer service experience 
    • Commitment to achieving phone calls/per day schedule and email follow up
    • Prior non-profit experience a plus
    • Prior fundraising experience a plus

    Position Requirements:

    • Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission
    • Confidently speak with educators and volunteers regarding key messages and values of the campaign
    • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player
    • Ability to collect and organize data effectively
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases


    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
    • Early morning shifts or late afternoon shifts

    Join LLS and give new meaning to the word, "job."


    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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