Move to Amend is the national campaign to Abolish Corporate Personhood and Defend Democracy. We are mobilizing a movement to amend the US Constitution to establish that corporations are not people and that financial contributions to political campaigns are not free speech.
We are seeking bright, energetic folks to join our team as interns this spring and fall. Interns work out of the Move to Amend office in Sacramento, CA OR telecommute from your home/school.
Field Organizing Intern
Move to Amend is seeking a field organizing intern to assist with a range of organizing support projects. You will engage in activities to mobilize our members to take action with the campaign. Our field team also provides support and training to Move to Amend affiliate groups to assist with grassroots education and action.
Field Organizing Internship Responsibilities:
Quickly learn about the issues on which we work and the positions we take on them, as well as the range of organizing tactics we employ.
Use our online advocacy and email software, as well as our website content management system and our supporter contact database.
Produce content for Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites.
Attend, facilitate, and help with logistics for various events and meetings.
Coordinate and train new affiliate leaders to use database and access Move to Amend organizing resources.
Develop outreach materials.
Assist, support and participate with the Organizing Director and staff at phone banks, conference calls, other activities as needed and directed.
Support Move to Amend barnstorming tours, including outreach, logistics and creating materials.
Review incoming communications. Direct requests to the appropriate parties. Respond to public inquiries as required.
Assist in the graphic design of print or Web-based material.
Assist with proofing and tracking of documents, letters, and files
Perform other functions as needed.
Requirements for Move to Amend Interns:
Be a superb writer who communicates in a precise, concise, accessible and persuasive manner (will be asked to submit writing samples).
Have strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Web applications, Google Docs, experience with Adobe design software a plus).
Work hard and stay on task.
Pay attention to detail.
Excel whether working individually or in teams.
Work well with people - strong interpersonal skills.
Take responsibility for assignments and meet deadlines.
Flourish in an environment that is highly transparent and collaborative.
Possesses political savvy, and be knowledgeable about and interested in politics, policy, advocacy, and social movements.
Consume various types of media and be familiar with current events.
Work well in a fast-paced environment.
Have a strong passion for Move to Amend and the issues we address
Preferred but not required:
Experience in a similar position
Working knowledge of CiviCRM, Vocus, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign, Teamwork
Dates and Details for 2018 Fall Term:
Deadline for Applications: May 25th
Internship Dates: July 16th - December 20th (23 weeks)
$300/month stipend (telecommute interns) to cover internship costs and supplies. Must have computer, phone and high speed internet access.
Part time, 25-35 hours per week
Send the following documents to Jessica Munger, jessica@MoveToAmend.org
by May 25th, 2018.
Please attach all items as ONE pdf document in this order, max 5 pages total:
Application form and questions (Follow link to view Google document -- download to edit)
Formal Cover Letter
If you have any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (916) 318-8040. Incomplete applications will not be considered!