Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Summary: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Mississippi Louisiana Chapter is seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to support our local fundraising campaigns in the Mississippi and Louisiana areas. The intern(s) in this position will help increase overall awareness for LLS’s mission: cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Selected intern will gain valuable experience in the area(s) of: business and non-profit management; development and fundraising; marketing & PR; event coordination and management; logistics; social media; professionalism; and community relations. Students currently enrolled towards a degree in the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Public Administration, Social Work or other related areas of study.

This is an unpaid internship that we can consider for course credit.

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist and implement grassroots efforts to promote LLS campaigns and acquire new community contacts

  • Assist in the creation and implementation of an effective marketing grassroots strategy

  • Assist with team management as assigned by LLS staff

  • Aid in volunteer management

  • Provide support to development and implementation of corporate partnerships

  • Customer support, such as email contact, mailing supplies, technical support, and fundraiser visits etc.

  • Assist with logistical aspects of the walk such as securing in-kind donations and helping with day-of-event logistics

  • Support campaign staff, as needed

    Qualifications:

    Education & Experience Preferences:

  • High-level professionalism

  • Ability to communicate effectively/appropriately via phone and email to a diverse array of audiences; including, but not limited, to businesses, patients, and fundraising participants

  • Attention to detail and highly organized

  • Ability to create a plan, execute, and meet deadlines

  • Strong project management and planning skills

  • High degree of flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities

  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel

  • Experience with phones/customer service and/or events preferred

    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

  • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.

  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area.

  • Requirement may include attendance at evening or weekend events.`

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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