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Intern - Special Events


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."

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. Applicants who are proficient in Microsoft Office (including Publisher and Excel) and have some experience in event planning, marketing, customer service and/or graphic design are encouraged to apply.

Title: Intern, Special Events
Location:  Eastern PA Chapter - Conshohocken, PA


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating logistical aspects of various events such as securing in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, preparing event materials, etc.
  • Helping with event day logistics
  • Preparing mailings to be sent to potential participants and donors
  • Working with local businesses to facilitate involvement with our campaigns
  • Administers select special projects as assigned
  • Grassroots Marketing and Fundraising
  • Assist the Donor Development staff with publicizing special events, information meetings, and other activities as needed
  • Runs donor acknowledgment letters on a weekly basis
  • Maintains a working knowledge of LLS and our mission and programs
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and database management
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and judgment
  • Proficient in business English, spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Confidentiality with all patient/donor/volunteer information

This internship is unpaid - potential for class credit is available pending school approval.

For consideration, please forward cover letter with resume, to:

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
555 North Lane, Suite 5010
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Fax: (484) 530-0832
E-mail: Recruiting_PAP@LLS.org
Online: Intern, Special Events

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.

last updated on Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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