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Campaign Assistant, Temporary

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."

Title:  Campaign Assistant - Temporary
Status:  Non-Exempt
Department: Campaign & Field
Summary:  Recruits and supports schools participating in the School & Youth Programs.

Basic Function: Recruit and engage schools to participate in one of our School & Youth programs through telephone and written correspondence.   Our School & Youth campaign creates value-building programs for elementary and secondary schools that educate students about blood cancer, who blood cancer affects, and how they can make a difference in the lives of others while they raise funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Work Direction:  Works under the direct supervision and training of School & Youth Program Manager

Length of Term: August through Mar/Apr 2015 (end date TBD)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am ? 3:30pm (25 hours per week within this time period)

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate with a high volume of schools to register them for the Pennies for Patients service project, 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
  • Occasional night and weekend hours required
  • 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.
  • May be required to travel within the Chapter's designated area.
  • May be required to work evenings or weekends.

Please email your cover letter and resume to, then call 402-401-7478 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
12100 W Center Road, Bldg #1, Ste #202
Omaha, NE 68144

Fax:  (402) 344-2422
Online: Campaign Assistant, Temporary

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, July 07, 2014