Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Intern

Intern

ID 
2017-2861
# of Openings 
3
Locations 
US-AZ-Phoenix
Category 
Internship
FLSA Status 
Volunteer
Type 
Intern

More information about this position

Boiler

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 work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, 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.
Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

Additional Position Information

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.Responsibilities:Assist and implement grassroots efforts to promote LLS campaigns and acquire new community contactsAssist in the creation and implementation of an effective marketing grassroots strategyAssist with team management as assigned by LLS staffAid in volunteer managementProvide support to development and implementation of corporate partnershipsCustomer 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 logisticsSupport campaign staff, as neededQualifications:High-level professionalismAbility to communicate effectively/appropriately via phone and email to a diverse array of audiences; including, but not limited, to businesses, patients, and fundraising participantsAttention to detail and highly organizedAbility to create a plan, execute, and meet deadlinesStrong project management and planning skillsHigh degree of flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks and competing prioritiesStrong work ethic and ability to work independently, as well as a part of a teamProficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and ExcelExperience with phones/customer service and/or events preferred

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. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. 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.