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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Senior Manager, Foundations Relations in Boston, Massachusetts

Why LLS

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."

Overview

The Senior Manager, Foundation Relations will lead the effort develop and implement a research plan to identify private and family foundation prospects nationwide, with the goal of growing the breadth and depth of LLS’s foundation fundraising effort. He/she will also strategize and determine which foundations to prioritize and if, when and how to approach them, including applying for grants and stewarding relationships with foundations that award grants.

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.

All LLS employees are required to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 before beginning work at LLS unless a valid medical, religious, or other exemption is approved consistent with applicable law.

While employees may be permitted to work remotely, travel to the assigned office, HUB or Satellite Offices may be required as determined by the employee’s manager and the employee’s Strategic Talent Partner.

Additional Position Information

Reports to:Vice President, Foundation Relations

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and strategize with VP, Foundation Relations, National and Regional Advancement Staff, and Research, Education & Services and Advocacy teams to develop a plan and approach foundations to support the LLS mission.

  • Lead the effort to develop and implement a research plan to identify new foundation prospects for LLS. Qualify foundation prospects identified by Regional or National staff.

  • Write letters of inquiry (LOIs), grant proposals, progress reports, acknowledgements, emails and other correspondence with foundations. Review and edit LOIs, proposals and other materials written by Advancement staff to prepare them for submission to foundations.

  • Advise and strategize with VP, Foundation Relations and determine which foundations to prioritize, and plan when and how to approach them.

  • Develop plans for and participate in meetings with foundation donors and prospects. Write meeting plans, talking points, and create power point presentations for meetings with foundations.

  • Ensure that all contractual requirements are satisfied on awarded grants. Enter and track all activities relating to foundations, including prospects and donors, in Salesforce.

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Qualifications

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree; minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience grant writing and prospect researching required.

  • Excellent research skills.

  • Strong writing skills with extreme attention to detail.

  • Skilled at preparing presentation decks and navigating research 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

Disclaimer

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. All LLS employees are required to provide proof of vaccination for COVID-19 before beginning work at LLS unless a valid medical, religious, or other exemption is approved consistent with applicable law.

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Job ID 2022-7157

of Openings 1

Category Mission Operations & Research

FLSA Status Exempt

Type Full Time Regular

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