North Texas Chapter

Special Events Intern

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."

Position Title: Special Events Intern
North Texas Chapter
Dallas, Texas

Position Summary
LLS is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide marketing and communication support for the Special Events department.  This candidate would increase awareness of LLS and its programs through use of websites, media, business partnerships and promotional materials.  This is a great opportunity to experience working in a nonprofit environment while enhancing your own marketing skills.


  • Assist in the recruitment phase of various fundraising events
  • Participate in the planning and execution of social media strategies as well as the distribution of collateral material
  • Conduct recruitment and cultivation communication plans
  • Support the coordination and execution of special events
  • Develop a working knowledge of the LLS mission

Position Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in a four year institution
  • Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and database management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment while also able to work independently

Must be able to dedicate 15-20 hours per week.  Work hours are flexible in order to work around class schedules.

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 North Texas Chapter
          Attn: Alyson Joyner

          8111 LBJ Freeway, Suite 425
          Dallas, TX 75251

          Fax: 972-996-5990

          To apply on-line, go to

          Special Events Intern

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 Tuesday, July 15, 2014