Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Campaign Specialist-Big Climb

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-CO-Denver | US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2019-5125
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Temporary Employee
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    Summary: Big Climb is the premier stair-climb event – taking place in major markets across the country, volunteers – or climbers – climb 40+ floors of landmark buildings to reach the highly acclaimed observatory with breathtaking views of the entire city. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Big Climb event raises money through individual and team fundraising, sponsorship, and entry fees which is then invested in its mission to fund blood cancer research and support services for patients and their families. In 2020, Big Climb has the ambitious goal to expand into new markets and bring in nearly $2 million in new revenue.

    Overview

    The Campaign Specialist will be responsible for customer service for Big Climb, with a goal of increasing individual and team fundraising, strengthening mission connectivity, and enhancing the event experience. They will be expected to take initiative and be a self-starter, able to work independently of others yet able to excel in a collaborative environment. They must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer-service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities. The Campaign Specialist must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.

    THIS IS A FULL TIME, TEMPORARY POSITION PAID THROUGH A STAFFING AGENCY.  ASSIGNMENT WILL LAST APPROXIMATELY 34 WEEKS. 

    THIS IS A WORK FROM HOME POSITION THAT CAN BE LOCATED ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES.  WOULD PREFER SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE TO RESIDE IN THE PACIFIC TIME ZONE AREA.

    Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Follow and advise on the cultivation plans used to meet the assigned AFR goal of $350+ for each Big Climb volunteer and identifying and elevating those capable of exceeding $500
    • Partner with Chapter staff, including Campaign Managers, Executive Directors and others assigned to your territory to build appropriate communication plans that deliver assigned goals.
    • Able to manage and deliver on expectations with the ability to manage hundreds of teammates across large geographical territories.  
    • Provide excellent Big Climb experience for teammates over phone, email and social media platforms. Providing them with the resources and tools that they need to be successful
    • Works with regions and chapters as both collaborator and advisor in developing greater Big Climb participation in the program.
    • Identify higher achieving volunteers to build better overall results for the assigned Area by focusing on more individualized cultivation and development.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of the LLS mission and its programs to address them
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience Requirements:   

    • Bachelor’s Degree 
    • Strong word processing, database management, and computer skills (Microsoft Suite)
    • 2-4 or more years fund raising and communications, sales, or marketing experience

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Strong knowledge of Big Climb and the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
    • Strong people skills with a focus on internal customer service and teamwork.
    • Excellent time management, emphasizing service excellence and adherence to prescribed processes while also working to improved establish processes.
    • Must have excellent verbal, written, and communication skills.
    • Confidence in public speaking and the ability to present effectively on conference calls and webinars.
    • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
    • Highly organized and professional demeanor.
    • Be a self-starter, problem-solver and manage assignments independently with little supervision. Ability to work effectively within a highly productive and diverse team setting.
    • Must be persistent, organized, and possess the ability to multi-task effectively.
    • Demonstrated volunteer development capabilities.
    • Weeknights may be required depending on geography supported and location.

    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 

    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.

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