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American Cancer Society - Lake/Sumter Unit
1650 W Main Street, Suite, 3
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Full-time, Unpaid
DescriptionThe American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
Join the American Cancer Society as a Community Marketing Intern (position is non-paid).
ResponsibilitiesAs an integral part of our team, the qualified candidate will work closely with one of three Community Representatives in Lake and Sumter Counties to promote Relay For Life to recruit volunteers as committee members, teams, survivor participants. Develop, contribute and distribute unit wide e-news letter to all volunteers; assist in website updates to keep them fresh and fun for volunteers; Use social networking media to promote events including Facebook, Linkedin, etc. Prepare a comprehensive guide for future students including media contacts, sites, etc.
The qualified candidate must be actively enrolled in undergraduate course work towards a degree in public relations, communications, marketing, public health or other related discipline; must be familiar with the Social media opportunities within and around Lake and Sumter counties, and demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal; proficiency with Windows based operating systems, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Publisher, email, web browsers and basic computer skills required. Excellent time management and multitasking skills are also necessary. Self starter, with positive attitude, ability to work in a team environment and able to communicate difficulties to supervisor and overcome challenges presented. Volunteer coordination/management experiences a plus.