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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
4929 Wilshire Blvd., #800
Los Angeles, CA
Posted: August 02 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionPosition Title: Donor Development Intern
Classification: Unpaid Internship (Credit Available Upon Request)
Location: Los Angeles, CA
The Donor Development Intern reports to the Donor Development Administrative Manager. She/he will be responsible for donor and foundation research, donor profile maintenance and donor communication creative pieces.
The Donor Development department builds and maintains relationships with individual, foundation and corporate donors to obtain monetary gifts for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) by working to solidify leads both in and out of LLS fundraising campaigns.* Funds raised support the LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
*As a department that supports chapter-wide initiatives, this internship offers the unique opportunity to work with and experience various campaigns and aspects of the nonprofit work environment.
ResponsibilitiesConduct research on individual donors, foundations and corporations to identify and qualify prospective leads.
Assist with relationship management and building by making phone calls, sending thank you notes and providing information about LLS to donors and prospective donors.
Assist with the maintenance and creation of donor profiles.
Collaborate with staff to develop and implement communication tools (various mediums).
Perform other related tasks as assigned.
RequirementsMust be enrolled in a two- or four-year institution and demonstrate excellent academic progress.
Strong written and excellent verbal communication skills.
Strong organization skills and the ability to adapt to new assignments and deadlines.
Ability to work in a team environment while also possesses the ability to work independently.
Strong proficiency and understanding of MS Office and social networking tools.
Must be able to commit to a three-month un-paid internship experience working at least fifteen (15) hours per week.
Must have reliable transportation to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Greater Los Angeles Chapter offices near Hollywood & Hancock Park.