Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Assistant - Man & Woman of the Year, Student of the Year (TEMP)

    Job Locations US-ID-Boise
    Job ID
    2017-3195
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Temporary Employee
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    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 the Man/Woman and Students of the Year campaigns for 2018. Will enhance revenue generation in support of LLS’ mission on a temporary basis.

    Average 25-30 hours/week (more during event weeks) from January 1-May 30, 2018. The major events this position will support are March 10th and May 19th.

     

     

    Reports to: Area Director

    Supervises: NA

     

    THIS IS A TEMPORARY STAFF POSITION THROUGH A 3RD PARTY AGENCY AND ASSIGNED TO WORK AT LLS.

    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.).
    • Will manage the silent auction database and process for two gala type events.
    • Provides administrative and clerical support for fundraising campaigns.
    • 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 Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

     Education & Experience Requirements: 

    • High School, Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum 1 year of fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience.
    • The ideal candidate will also have experience organizing successful non-profit auction gala events.

    Position Requirements: 

    • Excellent MS Office Suite and database management skills.
    • Excellent customer service 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.
    • Previous experience with LLS systems helpful.
    • Previous administrative experience helpful.
    • 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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