Special Events Intern

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American Heart Association
240 Whittington Parkway
Louisville, KY
Posted: December 17 2014
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The American Heart Association seeks an intern to assist with fund raising and special events.
The qualified candidate must be a college student currently enrolled in classes (preferably on a full-time basis) who is organized and detail-oriented. The intern should have an academic major in writing, English, communications or public relations, previous fund raising experience, and the desire to work in a non-profit setting with a specific focus on event implementation.

This position is ideal for someone who enjoys being creative and who has a desire to learn and grow his/her skills through meaningful involvement in the mission of the American Heart Association. The intern will be considered an integral part of the team and, as such, his or her ideas and input will be welcomed.

Responsibilities

Job Requirements:
Professional Demeanor
Good Writing skills
Good Telephone skills
Ability to juggle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Ability to work independently with little direction
Comfortable working with a variety of people including volunteers, vendors, and donors
Willingness to provide background check and driving record

Job Duties:
Report to the Louisville Heart Ball and/or Go Red For Women Directors.
Assist with writing, editing and proofreading
Assist with mailings through management of database, printing labels, assembling packets, etc.
Make calls to solicit donations or items needed
Assist with event logistics and planning
Miscellaneous clerical duties as needed

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