Campaign Coordination Intern - RICHMOND, VA OFFICE

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
5540 Falmouth Street, Suite 101
Richmond, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Virginia Chapter is seeking an intern to assist with the marketing & event coordination of its fundraising campaigns including Team In Training, Light The Night, School & Youth and Man & Woman of the Year.

Benefits to Student:
Gain practical working skills and experience in the non-profit sector
Intern will develop documents that can serve as work samples for their portfolio
Networking opportunities and business experience for resume
This is a great learning experience in fundraising, special events and marketing.

Please submit resume, references, and office location to:
Ann Miller, Campaign Manager
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
5540 Falmouth St, Ste 101
Richmond, VA 23230
Fax: 804-673-5696
Recruiting_VAR@lls.org

Responsibilities

As an intern with LLS, you will be responsible for assisting Virginia Chapter Campaign staff with all aspects of their fundraising campaigns including, but not limited to, recruitment, outreach, planning, logistics, data input and communication. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working in a reputable nonprofit organization.

Intern will work directly with campaign staff
Intern will assist in marketing and communications for LLS fundraising campaigns
Assist with the planning, organization and execution of events
Public relations functions (e.g., writing press releases, event literature)
Communication with prospective participants for the different campaigns through email, phone and in-person meetings
Distribution of LLS campaign marketing materials around the Richmond area
Data input & general administrative tasks
Lead social media efforts through Facebook & Twitter

Requirements

Must have a desire to work in the nonprofit sector and gain experience in mission-based work. Intern should have strong organization skills, the ability to multi-task, strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to switch gears in a fast-paced environment, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, basic comfort level on the phone and a desire to help those living with blood cancers.

Qualifications:
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
Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel & Publisher is preferred
GPA of 3.0 or above

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