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Campaign Assistant

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Grand Rapids, Michigan


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS),/West Michigan office is seeking/self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to support our campaigns. The intern in this position will help increase overall awareness for LLS’s mission:/cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families./ 

Selected intern will gain valuable experience in the area(s) of: business and non-profit management; development and fundraising; marketing & PR; event coordination and management; logistics; social media; professionalism; and community relations. Students currently enrolled towards a degree in the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: Humanities, Marketing, Public Relations, Hospitality, Communications, Public Administration, Social Work or other related areas of study. 


  • Assist and implement grassroots efforts to promote campaigns and acquire new community contacts 
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of an effective marketing grassroots strategy - especially through the use of social media 
  • Assist with team management as assigned by LLS staff 
  • Aid in volunteer management 
  • Provide support to development and implementation of corporate partnerships 
  • Coordinating logistical aspects of various events such as securing in-kind donations, recruiting volunteers, preparing event materials, making phone calls, fundraiser visits, etc. 
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of LLS and our mission and programs 
  • Support campaign staff, and perform other related duties as needed 



  • Must be able to work occasional nights and weekends. 
  • High-level professionalism 
  • Ability to communicate effectively/appropriately via phone and email to a diverse array of audiences; including, but not limited, to businesses, patients, and fundraising participants 
  • Attention to detail and highly organized 
  • Ability to create a plan, execute, and meet deadlines 
  • Strong project management and planning skills 
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities 
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently, as well as a part of a team 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel 
  • Experience with phones/customer service and/or events preferred 
  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations 
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations 
  • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events. 
  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area. 


Type of Position: Part-Time / Internship Position
Segment of Industry: Meeting & Event Management
Salary: Unpaid
Hours: 20- 30 hours/ week

Company Information

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
549 Ottawa Avenue NW
Suite 307
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Contact: Megan Worden

How To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Megan Worden at or call 616-224-6242 for more details.

Application Deadline: December 1

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Posted: 11/9/17