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Job Title:        Marketing and Communications Intern

Department:    Marketing and Communications

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) seeks a highly motivated intern to support the Marketing and Communications department. Located in New York City, LRF is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to funding innovative research and serving the lymphoma community through a comprehensive series of education programs, outreach initiatives, and patient services. The Foundation’s mission is to eradicate lymphoma and serve those impacted by the disease.

Based in New York City, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about non-profit marketing and communications by assisting with a variety of marketing tasks and special projects. This position is ideal for someone looking to gain experience in marketing data, writing, and campaigns, and who is eager to learn about how marketing and communications work in the non-profit space. The intern will work closely with members of the Foundation’s Marketing and Communications team. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Digital Communications.

This internship is a non-exempt, part-time, temporary position, for up to 14 hours per week paid at $16.00 per hour. The internship will be from June 4th through August 29th. This position is an in-person role, and the intern must attend work at the Foundation’s New York City headquarters.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Assist with updating Foundation materials to align with brand guidelines
  • Outreach for Blood Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) campaign and related activities, such as lighting partners
  • Assist with updating and maintaining Foundation webpages, such as the organization event calendar, reviewing formatting, and other content
  • Updating Foundation social media platforms
  • Writing press releases
  • Opportunity for public speaking during regular all staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams) required; experience with WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Strong writing skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a team or independently as needed
  • Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues
  • Strong customer service skills preferred
  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete a criminal background check
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding and use of WordPress and other web/marketing systems
  • Understanding the management of marketing data and systems, including Raiser’s Edge
  • Understanding how to plan and execute marketing content for web and social media

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Marketing and Communications Intern”. In your cover letter, please explain your interest in this opportunity, what you hope to learn, and what you hope to contribute to the Foundation during your time.

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