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."
As part of a mission centric, locally delivered and nationally powered organization this role serves as the Tennessee/Alabama region lead in generating, qualifying and securing new corporate partners to drive high impact fundraising while working across the mission and campaign teams within the development department to fully understand business needs and identify and target corporate partners with strategic alignment. Relentlessly pursuing cancer cures.
As a valued member of LLS, you are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Our offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; flexible spending accounts; a 403b retirement plan along with generous paid time off. In addition, we observe federal paid holidays throughout the year, and offer a wellness program and an employee assistance program.
Additional Position Information
Reports to:Executive Director, Tennessee/Alabama Region
Work in partnership with Education Services and Health Research department to effectively communicate the LLS overall mission, programs, resources and priorities.
Innovation in High Impact Fundraising
Secure new business development revenue through corporate philanthropic partnerships, presenting level event sponsorships, cause related alliances and mission support
Meet and exceed annual new business sales target of $1.5M
Drive new business lead generation
Through consultative sales identify, propagate and encourage multi-market and national partners
Planning & Process
Maintain a pipeline of 80-100 accounts being cultivated and stewarded for corporate gifts
Lead 10-15 revenue driving meetings weekly with decision makers
Accurately forecast incoming revenue at 90 and 30 days.
Fully utilize CRM
Staff & Volunteer Leadership Development
Function as the subject matter expert collaborating with region leadership and campaign staff to maximize relationships
Partner with volunteer leaders as brand ambassadors through cultivation and strategic alignment, outlining and mapping relationships to secure c-suite meetings
Identify leadership and donors to fuel corporate council, peer to peer fundraising and Advancement
Perform other duties as assigned.
5-7+ years of progressively responsible related experience with a minimum of 4 years in inside sales and lead generation
Proven track record of securing six figure+ gifts
Accomplished sales professional that demonstrates the ability to secure new partners
Bachelor's Degree, advanced degree preferred
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Weekend & evening work required
Travel approximately 15% of time
Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
LLS is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in its workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, race, color, creed, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, religion, genetic predisposition or information, physical or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. LLS seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission and where they will join a cohort of others who have chosen to call LLS home. LLS complies with all applicable laws which prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace, and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment supportive of all of our employees and the communities we serve.