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Organization: Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter

Location: Charlotte, NC

Category: Non Profit/Community Service

Job Title: Special Events Intern

Hours: 20-30 Hours per Week

Special Events Intern – Charlotte, NC

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 with lead generation, outreach, and sponsorship tracking
  • Assist with event planning committee management
  • 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



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.


Organization Description:       

The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter (LFANC) 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 and serves the more than 45,000 individuals living with lupus and their loved ones in NC.


Chapter signature special events include: Lupus Mardi Gras Gala, Links for Lupus Golf Tournament, and Walk to End Lupus Now.

To Apply:

This is an intensive unpaid internship but guarantees to provide exceptional experience in the non-profit and event planning field. Interns are required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week and are encourage to work up to 30 hours per week. Must be able to lift 40 lbs and stand for long periods of time.  Work schedule will be adjusted to fit the need of the intern and organization. Must be available to work events taking place in the evenings and/or Saturday or Sunday. Only those candidates deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.


Full Application forms can be requested at or 704-716-5640 ext 4. Be sure to indicate your interest is in the “Special Events Internship” and which term you are applying for.


  Metro Area Charlotte NC
  Job Location City Charlotte
  Job Location State North Carolina
  Job Location Zip 28209
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Event planning
  Prefered Experience 0 year(s)
  Job Type Internship
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Oct. 19, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter
  Organizational Focus Health and Medicine
  Contact Person Jenny Prince
  Contact Phone (704) 716-5640
  Contact Fax (704) 716-5641
  Contact Email
  Web Address http://4530 Park Road, Suite 302

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