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Recruitment and Outreach Assistant


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."

Position Title: Recruitment & Outreach Assistant
Location: Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter, Birmingham

Basic Overview and Function:  The Alabama/Gulf Coast Chapter seeks an energetic, articulate and hard working individual to generate excitement and involvement in our 2014-2015 Pennies for Patients fundraising campaign. This vital team member is responsible for contacting area schools to secure their participation in our annual Pennies for Patients program. The position would be 20 hours a week starting on or around August 11th and ending on or before January 30th, 2015, based on performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with a high volume of schools primarily through phone and email
  • Provides administrative, secretarial and clerical support for special events.
  • Maintains assigned office, program and event records, files and data bases.
  • Prepares event related correspondence and reports.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society mission and its programs to address them.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent word processing and database management skills.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of standard business machines and computers.
  • Professional maturity and judgment.
  • Clear, concise speaking voice
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office, word processing and database management skills
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Fundraising and/or recruiting experience preferred
  • Reliable transportation required

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.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
100 Chase Park South, Suite 220
Birmingham, AL 35244

Fax: (205) 989-0099
Email: Recruiting_ALG@lls.org
Online: Recruitment & Outreach Assistant

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.

last updated on Monday, August 11, 2014
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