Special Events & Marketing Intern


Cause Areas


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


840 Apollo StreetSuite 324El Segundo, CA 90245


Position Description:

Walk With Sally is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide mentoring support programs and services to children of parents or siblings with cancer. In order to provide these free-of-charge services, we hold two annual large fundraisers, and increase our exposure through smaller more regular special events.

The Special Events intern will work directly with the Special Events & Marketing Coordinator to ensure the effective completion of all Walk With Sally sponsored special events. Throughout the year we are working on our Annual Bowl-A-Thon and White Light White Night major fundraisers as well as smaller mixers and other marketing related events.

Specific Responsibilities/Duties:

  1. Assist in all "donation-development/generating" sub-event activities such as silent auction, live-auction, opportunity drawing, merchandise sales, Stand-Up-For-A-Kid WLWN, mobile phone campaigns, social media donation campaigns and/or other
  2. Assist in accounting for receipts of donations and execute thank you notes to key donors
  3. Acknowledge event gifts accurately and in a timely fashion.
  4. Assist in tracking and processing event expenses.
  5. Research and solicit in-kind donations.
  6. Assist event leadership as needed.
  7. Assist with all marketing and public relations needs including social media, confirming press attendance and write-ups in local media.


Interest in the non-profit sector and previous special events experience is a plus.

Equal Opportunity - Walk With Sally is an equal opportunity corporation. Walk With Sally does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin or handicapped status. Walk With Sally takes all necessary steps to comply with existing Federal, State and Local Fair Employment Laws and Guidelines of not-for-profit corporations.


  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Administrative Support
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

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