Spring Man & Woman of the Year Internship

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - North Texas Chapter

  • 1 person is interested

Why LLS: How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for your internship?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. As an intern, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS brings a new perspective to the word "work." Overview: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), North Texas Chapter is seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to support the Man/Woman of the Year campaign. 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; 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. However, all majors are considered for the position. THIS IS AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP THAT WE CAN CONSIDER FOR COURSE CREDIT. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acquire new community contacts and track donor information
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of an effective marketing grassroots strategy
  • Aid in volunteer management as special events
  • Provide support to development and implementation of corporate partnerships
  • Recruiting and retaining participants and teams through phone calls, e-mails, and face-to-face meetings
  • Customer support, such as email contact, mailing supplies, technical support, and fundraiser visits etc.
  • Assist with logistical aspects of events such as securing in-kind donations and helping with day-of-event logistics
Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge on composing and submitting press releases
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, social media savvy
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar
Physical Demands and 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
Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia& Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you are in one of our 56 chapters among our Student Series or Light the Night campaign teams or are working at our national office in Rye Brook, NY, you get to help make our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job." "LLS is a great place to work because it makes a difference in so many people's lives! I love being part of an organization that has a mission to fund and find a cure for cancer. It is an awesome feeling knowing I can make a difference in people's lives every day by helping others to fundraise for this amazing and important cause." ~ Outreach Assistant, Student Series

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WHEN

Fri Jan 11, 2019 - Fri May 10, 2019

WHERE

1300 Summit AveFort Worth, TX 76102

(32.745476,-97.34216)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Business Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Spring Semester
  • Unpaid-For Course Credit

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