Non profit College Internship
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
WhereThis is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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.
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
Education & Experience Preferences:
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.`
- Resource Development / Management
- Donor Management
- Business Development
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Community Outreach
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