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:
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.