Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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Intern-Patient Services

Intern-Patient Services

ID 
2017-2938
# of Openings 
1
Locations 
US-TX-Dallas
Category 
Entry-Level
FLSA Status 
Volunteer
Type 
Intern

More information about this position

Boiler

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 Patient Services department. 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.

Additional Position Information

THIS IS AN UNPAID INTERNSHIP THAT WE CAN CONSIDER FOR COURSE CREDIT.

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the planning, execution and follow-up of the educational programs, including invitation mailings, follow-up phone calls and preparing materials
  • Coordinate elements of promotional and grassroots marketing activities to ensure the success of events and enhance public awareness of LLS
  • Post Patient Services events on local community calendars
  • Contact volunteers to build relationships and encourage them to participate in chapter events
  • Assist with patient follow-up phone calls
  • Assist with logistical aspects of events

Qualifications

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. 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.