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Campaign Manager, Charlotte

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:  Campaign Manager
Location:  Charlotte, NC

Basic Function:  Responsible for managing and implementing multiple campaigns or projects for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society within the chapter's chartered area. May supervise volunteers and other campaign staff.
Work Direction: Works under the supervision, direction and training of the Chapter Executive Director or assigned staff to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities.

Position Details: Based out of Charlotte, this Campaign Manager position will work under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director in support of the Man & Woman of the Year Campaign.  This is a spirited competition among passionate, dynamic community leaders to earn the title of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society?s Man & Woman of the Year by raising funds for blood cancer research. The money raised supports The LLS mission; to cure leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and Hodgkin's disease, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Campaign Manager will be responsible for achieving and exceeding revenue goals while demonstrating the highest level of customer service, leadership, accountability and stewardship. This candidate will be self-motivated, forward thinking and goal oriented.

Basic functions include: executing an action plan, recruiting and managing high level volunteers, event logistics, and marketing and promotion of the Charlotte campaign. Some weekend and evening hours will be required. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops implementation plans for assigned special events including budgets, timelines, logistics, and related plans as assigned.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates communication and records to cultivate, retain and recognize media, material, in-kind and cash sponsorships.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates the development of all materials required for the successful implementation of assigned special events including recruitment/promotional flyers and brochures, invitations, posters, training materials, pledge retrieval or motivational materials, etc.
  • Responsible for staff support of volunteers required for implementation of assigned special events.
  • Maintains and expands target audiences and implements assigned marketing tactics to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain event donors/participants.
  • Coordinates promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness of LLS and its mission.
  • Coordinates and maintains assigned campaign correspondence, financial records and statistical reports as needed and facilitates campaign records, evaluations and reports.
  • Assists, as assigned, in the development and implementation of other chapter activities.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the LLS mission and its programs to address them.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Critical for Success:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Capable of balancing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
  • Highly organized and professional demeanor.
  • Resourcefulness, promotions savvy and problem solving acumen.
  • Good computer skills (word processing and database programs)

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum preferred education - Bachelor's Degree.
  • 2-4 years of fund raising and communications, sales, or marketing experience.

For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume and salary history (SALARY HISTORY MUST BE INCLUDED FOR CONSIDERATION), to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
4530 Park Road 
Suite 240 
Charlotte, NC 28209

Fax: (704) 705-1851
Online: Campaign Manager, Charlotte

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 Friday, August 22, 2014