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Recruitment & 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."

Job Title: Recruitment and Outreach Assistants - Tele-recruiting, Multiple Positions
Specific Information:
 Position Classification: Temporary, Part-Time
 Location: Chicago, IL
 Reports to: Senior Campaign Manager, School & Youth
 Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm (20 hours per week within this time period)
 Length of Term: Mid-August through March/April 2015 (end date TBD)


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.


Please email your cover letter and resume to Recruiting_ILC@lls.org, then call 312-568-7738 and leave a voicemail message stating your name, why you are interested in the position and the email address from which you sent your resume.  Only candidates that complete both steps will be considered.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
651 W Washington Blvd, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60661


Fax: 312-463-0980
Email: Recruiting_ILC@lls.org
Online: Recruitment & Outreach Assistant

 

 

last updated on Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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