Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Outreach Assistant/Student Series - TEMPORARY STAFF in Alexandria, Virginia

Why LLS

Overview

Summary: The Outreach Assistant makes outbound phone calls and sends e-mail communication to targeted contacts for a specific campaign. This role is responsible for creating a qualified pipeline of decision making contacts, keeping leads warm and growing the interest and commitment to LLS’ mission and programs for campaign leadership.

Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff

Supervises: NA

STATUS:PART TIME / TEMPORARY POSITION PAID THROUGH A STAFFING AGENCY

Additional Position Information

Would You Like to Get Paid to Help Cure Cancer?The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is looking for an energetic and excited team member who would like to join our non-profit team as an Outreach Assistant while still being able to maintain a school and/or family-friendly schedule. You would be responsible for contacting and recruiting schools within the region to register them for our Student Series school fundraising program. Successful Outreach Assistants may have sales experience, are excellent communicators, and listen well to help coordinators build programs that fit their schools and encourage volunteers to join us in the fight against blood cancers. This is a part-time position, starting in January 2019 and running through the Spring. Unpaid days off correlate with school breaks.

Responsibilities

  • Proficiently make outbound phone and acknowledgement calls to prospective and existing contacts and/or leads in order to create interest in and commitment to participation in campaign.

  • Maintain established outbound call volume to source, establish relationships and generate qualified new lead generation for the campaign leadership.

  • Provide accurate follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications keeping interested leads warm and engaged.

  • Assist in the development of program materials, including assembly and distribution.

  • Maintain assigned program records and files.

  • Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High School degree

  • 1+ year’s telemarketer or customer service experience

  • Commitment to achieving phone calls/per day schedule and email follow up

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission

  • Capacity to confidently speak with educators regarding key messages and values of the campaign

  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player

  • Ability to collect and organize data effectively

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases

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

  • Early morning shifts

Disclaimer

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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.

Job ID2018-4251

of Openings1

CategoryAdministrative/Clerical

FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

TypeTemporary Employee