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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."

Recruitment & Outreach Assistant (School & Youth)
Position Classification: Temporary, Part-Time
Reports to: Campaign Manager, School & Youth
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-12pm OR 12pm-4pm (20 hours per week within this time period)
Length of Term: September-October & September-February

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and register at least five (5) schools per week for the Pennies for Patients, Pasta for Pennies, and Pajama Day programs
  • Call a minimum of 12 schools per hour throughout assigned territory
  • Ensure schools' participation by effectively communicating with the educators via phone, email &/or fax
  • Record interactions in CRM database
  • Maintain accurate notes about school status and callbacks
  • Follow up with schools as necessary
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the School & Youth Programs and LLS
  • Attend and participate in weekly goal setting meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Has a clear, concise speaking voice and excellent telephone skills
  • Ability to listen, read the situation and react appropriately
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Energetic, confident, persistent
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team setting
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Strong word processing and database management skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, excel, word)
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Customer service, sales experience and volunteerism a plus
  • Bachelors degree preferred

How to apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
14 Commerce Drive, Suite 301
Cranford, NJ 07016

Email:  (In addition, please cc
Fax: (908) 956-6601
Online: Recruitment & Outreach 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.IND123

last updated on Monday, August 11, 2014