Fundraising Campaign Specialist

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is at the forefront of the fight to cure cancer. We are the largest nonprofit dedicated to creating a world without blood cancers. Since 1949, we’ve invested nearly $1.3 billion in groundbreaking research, pioneering many of today’s most innovative approaches.

https://www.lls.org/


Position Details

Fundraising Campaign Specialist
Job
Full-time
6/23/2021
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

Overview:

Responsible for managing and implementing one (1) or more smallto midsize fundraising campaign or core event(s), and/or multiple independent elements on several campaigns or core events for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission, within the Chapter's chartered area.

Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff

Supervises: NA

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of small to midsize fundraising campaign(s) and/or multiple independent elements on several Campaign(s) to include the Light The Night Walk, Team In Training, School & Youth Programs, Man & Woman of the Year, Leukemia Cup Regatta, or other fundraising campaigns, including participation in committee meetings, recruitment and kickoff events, etc. 
  • Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants. 
  • Identifies, cultivates and stewards 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Manage and adhere to campaign timelines and budgets by tracking revenue and expenses associated with assigned fundraising campaigns.
  • Oversee logistics, timelines and other operational elements for assigned fundraising campaigns. 
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, and timelines. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, and overall success of the campaign. 
  • 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 and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support in LLS fundraising campaign(s). 
  • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s). 
  • 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.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • 2 years fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience.

Position Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy & advocacy and research. 
  • Excellent MS Office Suite and database management skills. 
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area. 
  • Required to work evenings or weekends.


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