Position Descriptions & Responsibilities:
Move to Amend interns do a variety of tasks - the work is part routine daily or weekly tasks, and part committee work. The committee or project based work interns do will depend on the skills you circle on the application and the committees you choose during your first month as an intern. Below are some examples:
Engaging new volunteers
Responding to incoming email inquiries
Setting up meetings with House and Senate staff
Calling to thank donors
Writing articles for publication
Following up with candidate’s offices on legislative efforts
Creating materials to support grassroots volunteers
Helping with development projects
Produce and find social media content
Writing and sending press releases
Helping support and plan speaking tours and events
Supporting campaigns and projects
Assist in the graphic design of print or Web-based material
Research prospective media or speaking opportunities.
Develop basic materials to help explain complex constitutional issues/questions to non-lawyers.
Assist staff and board with donor cultivation
Respond to information requests from Capitol Hill or State Legislators, the news media, and national organizations; developing ; and aiding issue advocacy campaigns, coalition building and media strategies.
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.
Whatever else you want to help out with!
Requirements for Move to Amend Interns
Be a superb writer who communicates in a precise, concise, accessible and persuasive manner
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 working alone and with groups from afar
Strong interpersonal skills
Take responsibility for assignments and meet deadlines
Flourish in an environment that is highly transparent and collaborative yet fast paced
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
Have a strong passion for Move to Amend and the issues we address
Have a literacy around social justice and intersectionality and an understanding of how it relates to resisting corporate rule
Be flexible and adaptable
Be a self starter and manage time independently
Have healthy communication practices
Preferred but not required:
Experience in organizing or activism
Working knowledge of Drupal, Teamwork, CiviCRM, and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/InDesign
Please attach all items as ONE pdf document in this order, max 5 pages total:
Application form and questions (view link at movetoamend.org/internships)
Formal Cover Letter
Deadline for Applications: Friday, November 29th 2019
Interviews: Dec 9-13
Acceptance Notice: Dec
Confirmation of Acceptance: Dec 20
Internship Dates: January 13th - July 18th