Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Fundraising Campaign Assistant, Man & Woman of the Year - TEMPORARY

    Job Locations US-AK-Anchorage
    Job ID
    2018-4067
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales/Business Development
    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

    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

    Supervises: NA

    Additional Position Information

    This is a temporary position staffed by TargetCW. The assignment will not exceed June 30, 2019. This position will work remotely in Anchorage, Alaska.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    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.

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