Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Light The Night Campaign Intern, Fundraising

    Locations US-OH-Columbus
    ID
    2018-3382
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales/Business Development
    Type
    Intern
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    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."

    Overview

     Light The Night- Light The Night is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s nationwide evening fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by blood cancers. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams, consumers help by donating at retail outlets and corporations provide sponsorship support for the event. Participants walk along a 1.5 mile route, carrying illuminated lanterns – white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of a loved one.  

     

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) mission is: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since 1949, LLS has been on the forefront of blood cancer advances such as chemotherapies and stem cell transplantation leading the way to the targeted therapies and immunotherapies that are saving thousands of lives today.

    Additional Position Information

    Interns will work a minimum of 10 hours per week (fall and spring) and 20 hours (summer). Internships are available during the spring, summer and fall. Students must own a laptop and be able to arrange transportation to and from LLS office, events, etc. Some events may require the student to work nights or weekends when available. Internships are not paid. Interns who seek college credit for their experience should work with LLS to meet criteria.

    Responsibilities

    The Internship- interns will work closely with the Light The Night staff to develop a work plan that will benefit the campaign, and best utilize their knowledge and skills. Interns will help manage, but are not limited to the following tasks: 

    • Team Thank You Week Planning and Execution (January) 
    • Manage In-Kind Mailing for all campaigns (January)
    • Assist with team recruitment, cultivation and stewardship efforts via phone calls, emails, etc. (February – October) 
    • Assist with Corporate Recruitment Planning and Execution (February  April) 
    • Manage Dress Down Days campaign (March and September) 
    • Assist with Kick Off Planning and Execution (June – August) 
    • Overall campaign support

    Qualifications

    Qualifications, Hours and Compensation- Interns should be college students studying communications, marketing, public relations, non-profit management or a related field. Social Work and Human Services students will be accepted if they have an interest or knowledge in fundraising and marketing communications. Successful candidates will have the following qualities and skills: 

    • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills 
    • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills 
    • Excellent Interpersonal & Writing Skills
    • Results-oriented 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
    • Tech savvy- i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets 
    • Professional demeanor and appearance 
    • Confidentiality with all patient/donor/volunteer information

    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.

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