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The Washington/Alaska chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks a Fundraising Campaign Assistant to lead their Anchorage Man & Woman of The Year campaign. The Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign is a spirited 10-week fundraising competition where participants raise funds toward the LLS mission in honor of local blood cancer survivors given the titles of Boy & Girl of the Year
Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff
Implement the comprehensive strategic plan for Man & Woman of The Year which includes organizational best practices, specific revenue and expense budget, timeline, logistics, volunteer activities and recruitment, marketing, and sponsorship plan for each event.
Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS.
Identify target audiences and build appropriate recruitment and fundraising strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain and upgrade event donors/participants.
Utilize proven promotional activities ensuring the success of events and to enhance public awareness of LLS and its mission.
Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements:
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