Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Outreach Account Lead/Student Series - TEMPORARY STAFF

    Job Locations US-CA-Bakersfield | US-CA-Fresno
    Job ID
    2018-3616
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Sales/Business Development
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Temporary Employee
  • Overview

    Job Title: Outreach Account Lead

     

    Time Frame: School Year: August –End of May or September- Mid June (must take 2 month break and then may return for another placement)

     

    Department: Field/Student Series

     

    Position Classification: Temp: 30-35 Hours/Week

     

    Principle Function:

     

    The Outreach Account Lead supports The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) signature fundraising campaign, Student Series, within assigned territory. Responsible for several aspects of Student Series including school recruitment and management, in-person visits, host assemblies, event wrap up, and other administrative duties as assigned.

     

    Works under the supervision of Student Series Campaign Manager(s), in conjunction with fellow campaign staff, to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities.

     

    TEMPORARY POSITION PAID THROUGH A STAFFING AGENCY

    Responsibilities

    Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

     

    • Manage and coach schools to achieve fundraising goals through planning, customer service and stewardship.
    • Identify and network with schools and coordinators in assigned counties to promote the fundraising campaign(s) and drive fundraising success.
    • Metrics are set and must be met for number of commitments for Student Series programs like Pennies for Patients.
    • Draft concise, effective and personable communications to volunteers, participants, and donors with oversight by Campaign Manager.
    • Provide administrative assistance to campaign(s) through email, phone & website account management and Campaign 360 database.
    • Perform other functions and activities as directed by the manager.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them.

    Education/Certifications/Licenses

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Possession of a valid Driver’s License
    • Willingness to travel throughout assigned territory.

    Qualifications

    Experience Requirements

    • 1-2 years’ professional or intern – level experience in a fundraising, communications, sales, marketing or related field.
    • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
    • Experience in cold calling and sales outreach a plus.
    • Experience with database management a plus.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and externally.
    • Able to simultaneously manage a high level of detail across multiple projects.
    • Able to demonstrate flexibility and quickly adapt to changes while maintaining high levels of productivity and effectiveness under pressure.
    • Able to work well within a team environment, offering assistance and support to team members whenever necessary.

    Physical Demands & Work Environment

    • Required to use personal vehicle in the course of employment.
    • In order to perform this job successfully an individual must meet the physical requirement necessary to complete the essential job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
    • The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations.
    • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
    • Able to work flexible hours to meet with schools during and outside school hours
    • Familiarity with territory strongly encouraged.

    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 personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Organization.

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