Fundraising Campaign Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Less than 5 years experience
Life Sciences & Research
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17


Responsible for managing and implementing the Massachusetts chapter's Man Woman of the Yearcampaign to achieve and exceed revenue goals for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in support of LLS’ mission.


Reports to: Deputy Executive Director

Supervises:  May supervise assigned staff

Additional Position Information

The Massachusetts chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society seeks a Campaign Manager to lead their annual Man & Woman of theYear (MWOY)campaign. Man & Woman of theYear is a 10 week fundraisingcampaignthat takes place each spring. The revenue goal for FY '17 is $600,000.



  • Oversee all aspects of Man & Woman of the Yearcampaign.
  • Implement organizational best practices with regard to recruiting and managing high level volunteers, revenue generation activities, expense and fiscal controls and marketing/promotions and logistics resulting in chapter revenue growth and achievement of revenue goals.
  • Provide input into the development of a strategic plan for the fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising goals, budget recommendations, vendors, volunteer goals, timelines,.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising campaign(s), including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense), community engagement, event satisfaction, overall success of the campaign and suggest improvements.
  • Ensure revenue goals are attained by partnering with chapter leadership to identify, recruit, manage and steward volunteer committees and fundraising campaign participants.
  • Act as an on-site manager during the campaign fundraising event, overseeing activities, staff, vendors, and volunteers to ensure satisfaction of participants, and resolutions of problems.
  • Develop positive volunteer interactions through recruitment, mentoring, and providing comprehensive support for volunteer leadership and participants to develop and achieve personal fundraising plans, while focusing on the mission of LLS.
  • Manage and act as a resource to Campaign Specialists and Campaign Assistants relating to their fundraising campaigns and efforts, as well as provide input for hiring, promotion, performance, termination of those supervised.
  • Supervise and train campaign staff in campaign best practices with an emphasis on volunteer development and fundraising.
  • Identify, cultivate and lead campaign volunteers/donors/teams/participants by developing and implementing campaign appropriate strategies and relationship cultivation activities for successful recruitment, acknowledgement and retention of volunteers/donors/teams/participants
  • Identify and network with corporations, community groups, schools, and key donors to engage their support of LLS fundraising campaign(s).
  • Connect with vendors to secure the best rate or donation of services needed for the campaign(s).
  • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote the fundraising campaign.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS's mission and programs to promote the Society's fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years fundraising, sales, business development experience
  • Previous experience as a Campaign Specialist

Position Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Mission Team ensuring success of patient access, education, public policy, advocacy and research
  • Able to supervise groups of employees and volunteers
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite

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.
  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area.
  • Required to work evenings or weekends.
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