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Specialist II - ECC Sales - Bilingual (Remote)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Sales & Business Development
Memphis, TN, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 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

Responsible for building and developing relationships through various channels (including but not limited to phone, email, chat, text and social media) with individuals, businesses, and organizations on behalf of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in support of the mission of savings children's lives in both English and Spanish languages.


1. Builds and develops relationships and provides support to volunteer coordinators and donors through various communication channels, including inbound / outbound phone calls and/or e-mails, chat, text etc. Uses independent judgment to re-schedule calls and/or send e-mail communications as needed to ensure event stage completion schedule is maintained. Uses in-depth knowledge of fundraising programs, online fundraising portals, customer service skills and a relatively high degree of concentration to effectively and efficiently resolve problems, answer questions, and exceed donor needs. Negotiates and re-establishes commitment of donors as needed, including ensuring the completion of scheduled fundraising events. May also provide support to specialized groups, such as VIP donors and coordinators. Seeks opportunities to develop new donor relationships. Performs essential job functions in various office environments under various climate control tolerance.

2. Engages the donors through active communication and works proactively to anticipate donor and volunteer needs. Quickly builds rapport with individuals through various communication channels. Uses a high degree of communication and negotiation skills to ensure excellent service is provided and fundraising program goals are met. Uses active listening and problem solving skills to effectively resolve issues and maintain /cultivate volunteer and donor relationships. May communicate with high-value donors and coordinators. May also accept donations, including credit cards, by phone. Maintains compliance with PCI Standards and ALSAC policies and procedures.

3. Uses a detailed understanding of fundraising to educate and train donors and volunteers on fundraising campaigns and events. Advises existing donors on setting appropriate event time frames, goals, and increase fundraising efforts. Proactively works with the donors and volunteers to improve and enhance the experience of the donors through their giving or through their volunteer events.

4. Assists with marketing research projects by completing special projects, as necessary. Solicit input and feedback of volunteers and donors and documents the information using multiple systems. Tracks and reports on key elements of the donor experience including the high-value coordinators and volunteers.

5. Monitors for feedback trends that may have an impact on fundraising events and programs. Documents and reports trends to leadership, as necessary. Maintains accurate records and documentation using internal and external call center software programs. Troubleshoots, documents and reports issues /complaints to management. May be required to work from special reports, software, and Excel spreadsheets from time to time.

6. Researches information on the internet / intranet as needed to assist our donors and volunteers. Research may include such tasks as tracking of shipments and placing incentive orders. Processes special requests on a daily basis. Manages e-mail inboxes. Responsible for troubleshooting and effectively navigating through all versions of online and offline fundraising channels.

7. Participates in daily Enterprise Contact Center operations, which may require additional work shifts outside of scheduled work hours including nights, weekends, holidays and/or during peak periods.


1. Performs other job duties as assigned.

2. Performs job duties as assigned as part of ALSAC's Business Continuity Management Program, including annual maintenance and testing of business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency response plans.


  • Requires strong customer focus and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations using multiple forms of communication (phone, email, chat, text, social media).
  • Proficient in compiling email, chat, texts, and responding to written inquiries in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Ability to listen and understand difficult verbal or written instructions and information; and accurately input information into a variety of software programs.
  • Ability to work with multiple groups and synthesize information into effective verbal communication and reports.
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management.
  • Proven ability to build relationships using excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong ability to handle a multitude of project and tasks simultaneous.
  • Ability to use discretion and work with confidential information.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills, call center data entry, and knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge and ability to use internet based applications and mainstream social media products such as Twitter, Facebook, Skype.
  • Knowledge of mobile devices and mobile applications.
  • Ability to use call center telephony systems. Knowledge ordinarily acquired through attainment of high school diploma or equivalent, and at least 1 year of sales, customer service or call center experience or a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires both written and oral fluency in English and Spanish languages.

Hours for this position are Monday to Friday from 12:30pm-9pm CST

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

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.