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Sr Advisor - List Acquisition (Memphis, TN)

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

As the Sr. Advisor - List Acquisition, you’ll play a pivotal role in our donor acquisition efforts. Your strategic vision and analytical prowess will drive our success as we expand our donor marketing file. If you’re passionate about making an impact and have a deep understanding of direct response marketing, read on!

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic Leadership: You’ll oversee one-time and sustainer giving donor acquisition strategies, with a laser focus on list acquisition. Your expertise will guide our efforts to grow the ALSAC/St. Jude donor base.

  • Multi-Channel Excellence: Develop and implement integrated, multi-channel strategies to acquire one-time and sustainer donors. Your creativity and data-driven approach will be critical in achieving our multi-million dollar revenue goals.

  • Collaboration and Autonomy: Work closely with cross-divisional teams and external partners. Your autonomy and ability to align strategies with organizational goals will be key.


  • Direct Marketing Expertise: You bring a proven track record in direct marketing list acquisition. Your insights will drive our success.

  • Financial Acumen: Experience developing and overseeing complex expense budgets is essential.

  • Vendor Relationship Management: You know how to build and maintain strong vendor relationships.

  • Analytical Ninja: Strong analytical and forecasting skills are second nature to you.

  • Audience Segmentation: You’ve developed audience segmentation plans that deliver results.

  • Fundraising Know-How: Understanding fundraising KPIs and evolving market trends is crucial.

  • Data Comfort: Working with large datasets doesn’t intimidate you.

  • Additional Skills: Curiosity, autonomy, big-picture thinking, and decision-making round out your toolkit.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Fundraising, Business, or a related field.

  • Experience: Minimum of 8 years in a relevant role.


Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

To ensure the health and safety of the children and families at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as well as our donors, volunteers and colleagues, as a condition of employment, we require that employees adhere to ALSAC’s Vaccination Requirements, including COVID-19 Vaccination.

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.