Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Fundraising Campaign Assistant

Fundraising Campaign Assistant

Job ID 
2018-3242
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Cranford
Category 
Sales/Business Development
FLSA Status 
Non-Exempt
Type 
Temporary Employee

More information about this job

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 assigned staff

Supervises: NA

Additional Position Information

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's New Jersey Chapter is seeking a Campaign Assistant, who is interested in event coordination and non-profit fundraising, to join our energetic Light The Night team. Light The Night is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's nationwide evening fundraising event to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by blood cancers. Participants walk along a two mile route carrying illuminated lanterns: white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to blood cancers. Funds raised support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The Light The Night Campaign Assistant will work under the supervision, direction and training of the campaign staff to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities. They will also perform projects and activities for the Light The Night Walk teams to support and enhance fundraising.

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 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
  • 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.