This is an ideal position for a candidate interested in pursuing a career in non-profit, fundraising/development, event coordination and/or public relations while making a difference in the lives of people living with and affected by blood cancers. We are looking for an organized and creative self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and communicate effectively with a diverse audience. The intern should have a strong work ethic, maintain attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as a part of a team.
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: American Humanics, 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.
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
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