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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
5540 Falmouth St, Ste. 101
DescriptionSeeking an energetic individual to provide marketing & event coordination support for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s mission. The intern will assist in recruiting new event participants, maintaining databases, performing community outreach, assisting volunteers and providing administrative support. This is a great opportunity to experience working in a nonprofit environment as well as event management and development.
Responsibilities*Intern will work directly with the Campaign Manager and Coordinators.
*Intern will assist in marketing and event coordination of fundraising campaigns.
*Local event planning
*Public relations functions (e.g., writing press releases, event literature)
*Communication with prospective participants for the Light The Night program through email,
phone and in person
*Distribution of various campaigns marketing materials around the Richmond area
*Providing assistance to staff leads with respective event duties, including creating cards/words of
encouragement for participants, preparing mass mailings and packages and data management
*Data input & general office tasks
RequirementsDesire to work in the nonprofit sector and to gain experience in mission-based work, ability to multi-task, strong organization skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to switch gears in a fast-paced environment, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), basic comfort level on the phone and a desire to help those living with blood cancers.
*Educational training in communications, marketing, liberal arts, public relations or related background
*Excellent organizational and communication skills
*Strong writing and interpersonal skills
*Interest in special events planning, fundraising, nonprofits, and fitness
*Prefer experience with Microsoft Word, Access and Excel
*GPA of 3.0 or above