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Company/Organization: Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter

Description:

Special Events Intern – Charlotte, NC
Under the supervision of the Development Manager and Event Coordinator, the Special Events Intern, will assist with the overall seamless functioning of the Chapters special events by helping with many of the logistical, administrative and communication needs of the organization. Core functions of this position include coordinating event logistics and relationship management. Tasks include but are not limited to general office support, event research, vendor relations, inventory management, execute mailings, and communication coordination, such as content creation and community outreach.

Intern will gain experience with the many facets of working in a nonprofit organization, event planning, relationship building, fundraising, community outreach, and vendor communication. This position requires a positive attitude, ability to work independently and as a team, customer service skills, and a passion to learn. Must be comfortable on the phone and willing to attend events. The intern must adapt to cover a wide range of tasks as needed to ensure the overall strength of event operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
• Provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support
• Assist with event logistics and planning
• Make calls to current and prospective donors and event participants
• Assist Development Manager with lead generation, outreach, and sponsorship tracking
• Manage inventory and supplies
• Assist in communication and outreach
• Maintain a working knowledge of the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter’s mission and programs.
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Students must be currently pursuing a degree in Non-profit Management, Event Planning, Communication, Marketing, Business, or a closely related field. Strong computer, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary for successful completion of duties.
• Must be comfortable on the phone.
• Strong communication skills, including excellent writing skills
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Detail-oriented, highly organized, ability to multi-task and focused on goals
• Marketing sensibility and experience or enthusiasm to learn special events
• Professional maturity, judgement, and presence.

Hours:

20-30 hours per week

Length/Availability:

January - May

Start Date:

January 2017

End Date:

, 1/31/2017, May 2017



Deadline:
2/1/2017
Tags:
Non-profit    events 
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Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter is part of a national force devoted to solving the cruel mystery of lupus while providing caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. The LFANC is the only statewide lupus organization in North Carolina.

VISION
The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter envisions a world without lupus. The organization will advance the science and medicine of lupus to find a cure and improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.

MISSION
The Lupus Foundation of America North Carolina Chapter is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus through programs of research, education, and advocacy.

With the help of informed volunteers, lupus medical experts, and committed and caring supporters, we:

support research and conduct education programs so everyone affected by lupus can have an improved quality of life;
provide information to ensure people with lupus and their families get answers and health professionals know about new means to diagnose and manage the disease; and,
conduct activities to increase awareness of lupus, rally public support for those who are affected by lupus, and advocate on their behalf.

WHO WE ARE
Over 30 years ago, a handful of people in North Carolina dreamed of serving those in our community who had been affected by lupus. It was this dream that lead to the formation of the Lupus Foundation of America, Winston-Triad Chapter. In time, a similar group of individuals were inspired to create the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter. Over the decades, the two chapters have changed thousands of lives because of a commitment that has remained focused on making a difference in the lupus community. In 2013, the two respective chapters joined and formed the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter (LFANC).

Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter    [ All of our Internships ]

4530 Park Road, Suite 302
Charlotte, NC 28209

Phone: 704-716-5640       Fax: 704-716-5641


Email:  info@lupusnc.org
Website:  Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter

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