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Sports Management 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: Sports Management Intern
Location:
North Texas Chapter - Dallas, Texas

Position Summary:
As the sports management intern you will work with Team In Training (TNT), the world's largest endurance training program for runners, walkers, cyclists and triathletes.  TNT provides certified coaches and mentors who assist participants with their fitness and fundraising goals.  Participants who sign on to compete in marathons, century rides and triathlons raise funds to help find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains ongoing communication with campaign prospects, participants and alumni
  • Assists in generating and executing grassroots marketing initiatives
  • Assists in recruiting volunteers
  • Assists in the creation and distribution of press lists, media advisories, calendar listings, pitch letters and press releases
  • Assists in the development of program materials, assembly and distribution
  • Maintains 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: 972-996-5951
Email: Recruiting_TXD@lls.org
To apply on-line, go to: Sports Management 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 08, 2014
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