National Capital Area Chapter

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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(s):  Light The Night Campaign Assistant (Temporary position)? 2 POSITIONS AVAILABLE!!!
Work week: 35 hours per week (some evenings and weekends)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, National Capital Area Chapter is seeking an energetic, personable, detail-oriented Campaign Assistant to support the team during the upcoming Light The Night Walks.  This position will provide a recent graduate with an excellent opportunity to learn more about non-profits, event planning and fundraising.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the  recruitment and management of past and new fundraising participants
  • Assist with communicating with participants and sponsors through phone calls and one-on-one meetings
  • Support participant fundraising efforts
  • Assist with execution of all large correspondence
  • Assist with creation, preparation and assembly of program materials
  • Field incoming questions about programs
  • Assist in recruiting and managing volunteers
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Database Management

  • Enter new registrants and volunteers for programs
  • Track team fundraising goals and totals
  • Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word knowledge required

Program Management

  • Assist with planning and logistics of the three Light The Night Walks
  • Plan, implement and coordinate elements of grassroots marketing activities to ensure the success of events and enhance public awareness of LLS
  • Must be able to lift up to 30-50 lbs
  • Ability and means to travel on a flexible schedule as needed throughout the DC, Northern VA, and Montgomery County market

The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with experience planning events and fundraising.  Candidates must be comfortable on the phone and making presentations. The position is a temporary appointment and will not exceed November 7, 2014.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is a national voluntary health organization dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin?s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS currently maintains 61 chapters nationwide and the National Capital Area Chapter is among the highest revenue-generating chapters in the nation.

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

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
5845 Richmond Highway, Suite 800
Alexandria, VA 22303

Fax: (703) 399-2901
OnlineCampaign Assistant, Temp

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, March 28, 2014