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Fundraising Campaign Manager

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Los Angeles, CA, USALos AngelesCAUSA
Full-time

Responsible for managing and implementing Student Series campaign in the California Southland Chapter to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) within the region and/or chapter's chartered area.

LLS Student Series is a service learning, character education and philanthropy program where students gain the unique experience of helping thousands of children and adults in their fight against blood cancers like leukemia. As children move through their years at school, they can grow with the Student Series and have an even greater impact on the lives of patients. More than 14.5 million students and 850,000 educators in 28,000 schools across the U.S. participate annually. Since its beginning, students have raised more than $288 million to fund breakthrough therapies and patient services. By participating, not only will kids learn about making an impact, but about leadership, teamwork, philanthropy and what "doing good" for others can mean. The core program consists of collecting money over a three-week period.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Oversee all aspects of the Student Series fundraising campaign
  • Implement organizational best practices with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals
  • May also assist with other fundraising campaign to include the Light The Night Walk, Team In Training, Man & Woman of the Year, Leukemia Cup Regatta, or other fundraising campaigns
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, timelines
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign, including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, overall success of the campaign and suggest improvements
  • Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants
  • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems
  • 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
  • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Specialists and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
  • Supervise and train campaign staff in campaign best practices with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising
  • Identify, cultivate and lead campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing and implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants
  • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign
  • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign
  • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign
  • 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
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s Degree
Skills/Experience: 
  • 2 – 4 years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing, event planning experience
  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy, advocacy and research
  • Able to supervise groups of employees and volunteers
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite

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
  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area
  • Required to work evenings or weekends

Organizational Priorities:

  • Prioritize Research Programs: Pro-actively direct Grant and TAP programs to address specific research gaps and medical needs
  • Drive Advocacy & Policy Agenda: Develop a coordinated advocacy network and a robust internal policy capability that, together, can influence and educate key policy decision makers on priority access issues to break down barriers
  • Maximize Patient Impact: Reach more patients and have greater impact through improved efficiency, urgency and effectiveness of support, education, and information delivery
  • Increase Awareness: Raise LLS brand awareness and engagement to drive revenue & establish LLS as the leading cancer organization driving cures & access
  • Improve Net Profitability: Maximize net income from existing channels through prioritization, organizational alignment and optimization of resources
  • Diversify Revenue: Identify and develop high-growth, high-margin revenue opportunities focusing on volunteer initiatives, eRevenue, donor development and new partner development
  • Enhance Organizational Performance: Assess resources, improve productivity and optimize organizational capacity
Additional Information: 

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.

Organization Info

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Overview
Headquarters: 
Rye Brook, NY, United States
Founded: 
1949
About Us
Mission: 

The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
LLS exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 7 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 7 2019
Hiring Organization: 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
industry: 
Nonprofit