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Chief of Staff needed for the Secular Coalition for America, lobbying,
outreach, and coalition organization based in Washington, DC. The
mission of the Secular Coalition for America is to increase the
visibility of and respect for nontheistic viewpoints in the United
States, and to protect and strengthen the secular character of our
government as the best guarantee of freedom for all. Nontheistic
Americans include atheists, agnostics, humanists, and other

The Chief of Staff will provide the day-to-day management and
supervision of the SCA staff required to leverage the leadership of
the Executive Director and the Board of Directors. The Chief of Staff
will have primary responsibility for ensuring that the SCA office is a
results-focused, collaborative environment. With the addition of a
Chief of Staff, the Secular Coalition for America will have six staff
members, and like many small advocacy groups, everyone does their
share of administrative tasks. The Chief of Staff reports to the
Executive Director.

Principal Duties:

· Directly manages staff such that talented individuals want to and
do build careers in the service of the mission of SCA. Promotes an
environment consistent with a free and creative flow of ideas and
meeting or exceeding expectations in each staff person’s job duties as
well as the above goals.

· Oversees, under the supervision of the Executive Director,
implementation of the SCA mission, the Secular Decade plan, the budget
guidelines and other decisions of the Executive Director and Board of
Directors with particular focus on short and mid-range plans and
timing to serve yearly and multi-year goals.

· Analyzes and optimizes the operations and logistics of SCA
(regular reporting, calendaring deadlines, deadline reminders, clear
spreadsheets, realistic and ambitious projections, follow through on
coordinated plans, data entry efficiency, ensuring Executive Director
sign off on all public statements).

· Prepares the organizational budget under the supervision of the
Executive Director and sends monthly budget reports to the Treasurer
as well as updates as needed to the Board of Directors. Coordinates
financial information with the Office Administrator and Accountant.

· Oversees office payroll and employee benefits.

· Updates the employee handbook as needed.

· Perform regularly scheduled staff evaluations in conjunction with
the Executive Director.

· Assists the Executive Director in ensuring regular communication
with the Board of Directors as a whole and with various Board

· Oversees and encourages creation of state Secular Coalition
affiliates (i.e. 50 State plan) by coordinating with key local leaders
and planning SCA grassroots trainings, and building turnout for such

· Analyzes and plans outreach to further new and potential
communities that might be sympathetic to the secular message of SCA.

· Takes leadership in organizing biennial strategic summits
focusing on policy change.

· Oversees events (e.g. speaking engagements of Executive Director)
to ensure a sizable, diverse, energized audience for all SCA events.

· Ensures coordination of speaking engagements of Executive
Director and others.

· Ensures that the organization is in full compliance with all
applicable laws and best practices regarding financial and personnel

· In close collaboration with other staff, and as needed, engages
in lobbying, public relations, public speaking, development, coalition
building, office management and any other tasks required for the SCA
to succeed at its mission.

· Oversees a central database of critical documents (contracts,
most recent budgets, most recent job descriptions etc. etc.) Each
staff person will still be responsible for maintaining the appropriate
records for their job responsibility, but the COS will ensure those
documents are updated, easily accessed, and, when appropriate,
networked for common viewing in their most recent version.

· Coordinates with Executive Director and Development Manager to
help implement a strong fundraising strategy.


· Passionate commitment to increase the visibility of and respect
for nontheistic viewpoints in the United States, and to protect and
strengthen the secular character of our government as the best
guarantee of freedom for all

· Minimum four years management and supervision experience and a
demonstrated track record as an excellent manager with an ability to
foster a rewarding culture of teamwork and accountability.

· Strong oral and written communications skills


· Capitol Hill experience (staff and/or lobbying)

· Direct and recent experience within nontheistic nonprofits and
the nontheistic movement

· Excellent technology skills

· Experience fundraising for nonprofits

· Experience working with coalitions


· Salary commensurate with experience

· Excellent Health Care

Please submit resume, writing sample, three references, and salary
requirements to chief@secular.org. Please submit resumes on or before
5pm Thursday, February 24, 2011.

Head of Communications and Marketing

Partnership for a Healthier America

Washington, DC

The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) is a nonprofit,
independent organization that serves as a partner to First Lady
Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Initiative by linking and mobilizing the
private sector, foundations, thought leaders, media, and local
communities to action and further the goals of curbing childhood
obesity within a generation.

The First Lady announced the establishment of PHA during a 2010 White
House event and serves as the organization’s Honorary Chair. Former
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and Newark Mayor Cory Booker serve
as Honorary Vice Chairs.


Reporting to the CEO, and serving as an integral member of the senior
management team, the Head of Communications and Marketing will be
responsible for the development of PHA’s communication and marketing
strategy. This individual will develop a communications plan for PHA,
directly managing communications activities that promote, enhance, and
protect the organization’s brand reputation. This individual will be
responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a
broad range of public relations activities relative to the strategic
direction and positioning of the organization and its leadership.

A key goal is to advance the organization’s position with relevant
constituents, as well as to drive broader awareness and interest in
the organization and the cause of solving the childhood obesity
problem within a generation. This individual will be responsible for
PHA’s varied and integrated communications products and services
including: all print publications; web, e-news, social networking and
other online communications; media and public relations; and


· Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications
plan to advance PHA’s brand identity; broaden awareness of its
programs and priorities; increase the visibility of its programs
across key stakeholder audiences; and enhance meaningful relationships
with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media and
key influencers

· Identify challenges and emerging issues faced by a new and
growing organization

· Work with leadership team and staff to recognize internal and
external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and
execute appropriate strategies to support them

· Oversee development of all PHA’s print communications including
the annual report, marketing collateral materials and electronic
communications including PHA’s website and new media; manage
relationships with associated vendors

· Serve as a spokesperson and lead point person on media
interactions that help promote and/or impact the organization

· Exercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities, and
prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting
material as needed

· Actively engage, cultivate, and manage press relationships to
ensure coverage surrounding PHA’s programs, special events, public
announcements, and other projects

· Recruit and manage a communications team and outside
consultants to support the development and execution of the
communications strategy

· Promote a culture of high performance and continuous
improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality

· Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative
approach on a consistent basis

· Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals,
assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct
annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustments


· Bachelor’s degree is required, an advanced degree is preferred

· Minimum 10 years strategic communications experience in a
senior management role, either in-house or with an agency

· Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building
relationships with top tier reporters and editors and successfully
positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact

· Demonstrated ability to develop a brand for a new organization

· Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing a
comprehensive strategic communications, media relations, and marketing
program to advance an organization’s mission and goals

· Extensive writing and editing experience (externally focused)
with a variety of print and online communications media

· Creative and thoughtful on how new media technologies can be utilized

· Innovative thinker, with a track record for translating
strategic thinking into action plans and output

· Experience in building, mentoring, and coaching a team of
communications specialists

· Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills,
including negotiation and conflict resolution skills

· Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage
direct and indirect reports and peers

· Stature, gravitas, and confidence to gain the credibility and
respect within and outside the organization

· Self reliant, good problem solver, results oriented

· Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and
anticipate future needs

· Excellent and persuasive communicator

· Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation
skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior
management, PHA’s Board of Directors and staff

· Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker

· Passion for PHA’s mission of solving the childhood obesity
crisis in a generation

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter and
five-year salary history to jobs@ahealthieramerica.org with “Head of
Communications and Marketing” in the title. We regret we can only
contact selected applicants. PHA offers competitive compensation and
benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer.


Grassroots Campaigns, Inc is a progressive political consulting firm that specializes in running face-to-face citizen mobilization campaigns for political parties, candidates, and advocacy groups. By running campaigns on behalf of groups such as the ASPCA, the American Civil Liberties Union, and Amnesty International we can focus on building up their membership and volunteer bases while running field campaigns for candidates and other organizations to win progressive victories on the local, state, and national level and mobilize citizens to be more actively involved and engaged in politics.

Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. is currently hiring Assistant Campaign Directors in Chicago to run Campaign Offices on behalf of these issue-based non-profit organizations

Responsibilities include:

Recruit a team of 10-40 canvassers to represent our partner groups on the
front lines. Strategically develop a plan to hire the best representatives for our

Manage staff and develop leaders in the canvass office. Work with your
staff to make them the best organizers and fundraisers they can be. Promote staff
into leadership positions and develop the next generation of progressive leaders.

Canvass to raise funds and build support in the community. Lead your staff by example and work on the front lines on the most important issues facing our nation.

Coordinate logistics; manage budgets and track income and expenses

Requirements for Position:

Strong communication and motivational skills, work ethic, and desire for political change are essential. Candidates must be able to work within a team, have proven leadership ability and an orientation towards handling a lot of responsibility. Strong self-direction and the ability to take initiative are also necessary qualifications. Previous field or canvassing experience is a plus, and may qualify candidates for additional leadership positions.

To Apply Online or send a Cover Letter and Resume to Mandy at jobs@grassrootscampaigns.com. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Grassroots Campaigns is currently hiring in: MA, NY, TX, DC, PA, MN, IL, IN, MO, WA, CA, and CO.

Visit Us at www.grassrootscampaigns.com/jobs.php

Help build the progressive movement by empowering thousands of citizens to get involved on the issues that matter. Give organizations the resources they need to stand up for important progressive issues



Social Security Works is Recruiting a Communications Deputy Director

Social Security Works (SSW) is seeking a Communications Deputy Director to join a national campaign to strengthen the Social Security program as a vehicle of social justice. Social Security Works convenes and serves as staff to the Strengthen Social Security Campaign (SSSC), a coalition of 270 national and state organizations representing the aging, labor, women, youth, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, LGBT and citizen advocacy communities.

This is a full-time position offering competitive salary and benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Know the SSSC message and articulate it to the national and local media.
Pitch print, television, radio and blogger outlets and book SSSC and partner experts on targeted issues.
Research target markets.
Work with partner organizations to plan and implement media strategies.
Write media advisories, news releases and other media materials.
Respond to media inquiries and articulate SSSC positions.
· Maintain records of media contacts and media coverage.

Coordinate online and social media campaigns and communications, in collaboration with offline field organizing staff, including:
Develop overall new media campaign strategies
Research, write, edit, test and track email actions.
Manage the SSSC’s website, blog posts, and social media posts.
Conceive and execute social networking strategies, including Facebook and Twitter, as well as mobile technology actions and online ad campaigns; evaluate and analyze metrics.
Coordinate a national and state-based network of bloggers to promote the campaign’s agenda.
Coordinate the online communications staff of coalition partners to work together on joint projects.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field is required.
At least 5 years of experience in media relations.
Knowledge of best practices in online and social media campaigns
Significant experience with new media communications, including maintaining a website.
Established relations with national media organizations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to produce well-written media relations and public education materials.
Keen understanding of the news cycle and progressive politics.
Versatile self-starter with strong intellect and initiative and total reliability.
Strong organizational skills.
Knowledge of Vocus and Excel.
Familiarity with Social Security and retirement security issues very helpful.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and resume to hr@socialsecurity-works.org.

State “Deputy Communications Director” in subject heading.

Open until filled, apply early.

Social Security Works is a project of Tides Advocacy Fund, an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.


Government Relations Executive Assistant 947989

Role Description
Provide executive administrative and project support to the Senior Vice President, Government Relations and Vice President of Communications. Position requires exercise of business acumen, discretion and judgment on a regular basis. Coordinate activities of SVP and VP with all levels of management, Executive Leadership Team, Pfizer business units and with external stakeholders. Works under minimal supervision with high degree of confidentiality.

Reports to the SVP, Government Relations and in close partnership with the Chief of Staff. Interacts on a constant basis with SVP’s direct reports and colleagues from various functions to ensure departmental needs are met.

1. Ensure that tasks not requiring the SVP / VP direct involvement or approval are appropriately addressed and acted upon.

2. Handle confidential matters on a regular basis.

3. Screen SVPs and VPs phone calls and visitors and use discretion to provide information to callers requiring knowledge of the business unit, as well as company policies, practices, and operations.

4. Open and review all mail directed to the SVP/VP; prioritize critical items and determine which items can be delegated to appropriate colleagues.

5. Proactively coordinate and arrange the calendar of the SVP and VP.

6. Answer SVP/VP’s phones. Determine urgency and diplomatically field caller’s requests, providing and obtaining answers.

7. Create agendas and schedule appointments; Ensure that all schedules and deadlines are met.

8. Coordinate travel and logistics for the SVP and VP.

9. Schedule and coordinate off-site and in-house meetings for SVP and VP.

10. Handle expense processing and reconcile Corporate American Express bills.

11. Compose, type, and edit correspondence. Prepare presentations utilizing Microsoft Office programs.

12. Coordinate and provide key information to other business units as requested and as appropriate.

13. Help support CEO and Executive Leadership Team members when they visit DC Office.

1. Candidate should have minimum 5 years’ administrative experience that demonstrates an ability to carry out all office functions proficiently for a senior leader.

2. Administration or Capitol Hill experience as an Executive Assistant or Scheduler preferred.

3. Candidate should possess excellent communication skills with an ability to respond with professionalism in verbal as well as written communications, excellent proofreader.

4. Candidate must be independent, pro-active, self-motivated with strong organizational skills and possess the ability to work under pressure, manage priorities, handle multiple tasks with frequent tight deadlines, work well in team environments, and be productive when working independently with minimal supervision.

5. Excellent judgment as well as the ability to work with extremely confidential documents and information and excellent follow-up skills.

6. Candidate should be technologically savvy in Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio, Acrobat, zip files, Pegasus, printers, scanners, faxes, copiers, conference room connections and Pfizer Financial Systems / Contracting (ex. Ariba, GCE) preferred.

7. Ability to handle special projects.

8. Ability to work flexible hours (early AM, overtime, etc.) when needed.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Pfizer in the U.S. In certain circumstances it may be advantageous to Pfizer to support the application(s) for temporary visa classification and/or sponsor applications for permanent residence so that a foreign national colleague can accept or remain in a work assignment in the U. S. For certain classes of temporary visas, the resulting work authorization may be specific to Pfizer and the specific job and/or work site. Pfizer may at its business discretion decide to or refrain from obtaining, maintaining and/or extending the temporary visa status and/or sponsoring a colleague for permanent residency and /or employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified U.S. workers and the colleague's long-term prospects for securing lawful permanent residence, among other reasons. Employment applicants requiring immigration sponsorship must disclose, when initial application for employment is made, whether or not they are legally authorized to work for Pfizer in the U.S. and, if so, whether that authorization permits them to work in the job they seek. In no case should Pfizer's support of a colleague's temporary visa application or sponsorship of a colleague for permanent residence be construed to guarantee success of that application or amend or otherwise invalidate the "at-will" employment relationship between the colleague and Pfizer.

Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund
Job Posting
Position Title: Communications Associate & Engagement Coordinator
Organization: Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund
Position Reports To: Chief of Staff
Location: Washington, DC
Issued: February 14, 2011
Target Hire Date: March 1, 2011
Position Length: 6 months (w/ possibility of long-term employment)
About the Organization:
The Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund is a multi-issue national, non-profit, non-partisan organization. Our mission is to organize young people to be active in elections, policymaking and service projects. We mobilize, educate, and engage young people, ages 14 to 40, on the social, environmental, and economic issues that directly impact their lives and communities. Our community of supporters is young, diverse, and large in numbers, spanning all 50 states and the District of Columbia. We work to improve the conditions of our communities by empowering young leaders and linking them to the policymaking process. We also harness the platforms of our celebrity, media, and entertainment partners to inform and move the urban community to action.
Job Description:
Working at the Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund requires dedication, creativity, leadership, and professionalism. We seek team members who have the ability to have and understand vision. The Communications Associate & Engagements Coordinator is a member of our national office in Washington, DC.
The purpose of this position is to execute the organization’s communications strategies targeting traditional, online, and social media, as well as to manage engagements for our CEO and for specific major upcoming organizational public relations initiatives.
This position is ideal for people who are extremely creative, can carry an idea from inception to implementation and evaluation, and are clear and professional communicators. The position requires managing multiple projects, initiatives and tasks simultaneously, while always pursuing excellent final products.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Draft press materials.
· Pitch diverse media outlets.
· Draft and place blogs and op-eds.
· Collaborate with co-workers on various online and offline marketing materials.
Website and Social Media:
· Create website content and manage website.
· Develop and execute email campaigns.
· Manage social media content and online engagement.
· Follow trends in media, marketing, entertainment, culture, and integrate relevant trends into the organization’s online plan.
Engagements Coordination:
· Book speaking engagements for the CEO and manage logistics.
· Coordinate events such as film screenings.
· Track expenses related to travel and event production.
· Seek out opportunities to increase public awareness of the organization among audiences who could be potential supporters.
· Coordinate with partners across various communities to execute, for example, joint programs, joint events, and panels at conferences.
· Represent the organization, as needed, at public events and coalition meetings.
· Attend staff meetings and participate in organization–wide planning activities.
· Assist with overall maintenance of the organization and its offices.
· Other duties as assigned by the CEO and Chief of Staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities / Minimum Qualifications:
· Bachelor’s Degree (or comparable experience); Master’s Degree a plus.
· 3 – 6+ years of experience in marketing, public relations, and/or web and social media work.
· Both non-profit and corporate experience is desirable.
· Website management experience required (content creation and website updating via a user-friendly CMS). Experience executing effective social media strategies and email campaigns highly desirable.
· Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
· Ability to manage complex logistics smoothly and cost-effectively.
· Strong people skills and experience in establishing and cultivating excellent relationships with colleagues, partners, and supporters.
· Excellent leadership, teamwork, and organizational skills.
· Campaign experience a plus.
· Event management experience a plus.
· Graphic design and multimedia skills a plus.
· Core computer skills in word processing, database management, spreadsheets, internet research, and electronic communications.
· Ability to work in a deadline–driven environment.
· Ability to shift priorities as needed.
· Extremely sound judgment.
· Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed.
· Ability to travel as needed (estimate 0 – 3 times a month).
For more information on the Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund, please go to www.hiphopcaucus.org.
The Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon gender, race, national origin, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
To respond to this job posting email cover letter and resume attachments to resume@hiphopcaucus.org. Please make the subject of your email the exact title of the job for which you are applying. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Job Title: Speech Writer
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Full-time
Location: City of Atlanta, Georgia

Interested applicants should apply online at: http://tinyurl.com/4pa8cn6

Strong writer with experience in developing remarks, speeches and
talking points for Mayor Kasim Reed; may occasionally write remarks
for other senior-level members of Cabinet (e.g. Chief of Staff, Chief
Operating Officer); should be able to assist with press releases,
letters and other written communications as needed. Need a strategic
thinker who is abreast of local, state and national news, especially
politics and current events.

Examples Of Essential Duties:

· Identify, write and edit a broad variety of Mayor Kasim
Reed’s speeches and remarks for internal and external audiences
locally, statewide, nationally and globally, including:

· Speeches, talking points, op-eds, letters, etc.
Management/organizational memorandums
Employee communications
Miscellaneous, employee-related news, notifications and information

· Provide advice and guidance to senior staff on key messages,
appropriate tone, target audiences and suitable communications

· Work closely with communications partners across the City of
Atlanta to ensure consistent messaging among the leadership team;
facilitate the sharing of information/speeches/content

Job Requirements

· Proven speechwriter with experience supporting elected
official or senior executives

· Extensive experience with campaigns, politics and/or

· Excellent copywriter; meticulous attention to detail and

· Strong interpersonal and counseling skills and ability to
work with individuals of all professional levels and diverse

· Well-versed in a range of communications channels

· Highly flexible and comfortable working with ambiguity,
frequently changing timeframes and short deadlines; Must meet all set
deadlines for speeches and remarks

· Works closely with Mayor Kasim Reed and Communications
Director to ensure his vision is reflected in each speech

· Watches Mayor’s speeches and addresses by other elected
officials on a regular basis to get ideas

· Reads and keep abreast of current local and national current
events to continually deliver content that reflects the news/trends
and is fresh and inspiring

Typical Qualifications:

· Minimum of 3 years of experience preparing speeches for
elected officials or senior executives

· 5-10+ years of communications experience preferably in the
political or governmental industry.

· Bachelor degree in marketing, communications, journalism,
English or political science; or equivalent professional work
experience with demonstrated success.
2 writing samples required and mandatory on-site speech writing and
editing test

Please submit writing samples as an attachment in the section where a
resume can be uploaded.


Special Assistant to Chief of Staff (internship)

Democratic House office is offering a unique internship opportunity. Responsibilities will include administrative duties like managing email, voicemail, and travel plans.

The right person will be savvy, generally familiar with capitol hill and congress, have experience using Outlook and is comfortable finding technological solutions to organizational problems, interested in politics, and capable and willing to tackle any challenge.

We promise you a fun, exceptionally interesting and rewarding experience. We can work around another more profitable commitment you might have but you have to have the bulk of your weekday days available. Your after hours, at home attention will likely be required as well. You must be willing to make a 6 month commitment. The position will be an independent contractor and will be compensated for data entry services.

Please send resume, cover letter, references and short writing sample to specialhouseintern@gmail.com

New Partners, a progressive, full service political consulting firm with specialties in strategic advising/consulting, communications, research, fundraising/development and field/grassroots strategy, is seeking spring interns in the finance department of our firm’s Washington, DC office. Interns will work on a variety of nonprofit, foundation and political clients and will be provided a stipend. Please visit www.newpartners.com for more information on the firm.

Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, solid organizational skills and attention to detail, and sound political instincts. He or she must also have the ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, and balance multiple projects at once. All candidates should be familiar with Microsoft Office suite.

Candidates should be current college or graduate students, or recent graduates. To apply, please email resume, cover letter and writing sample to young@newpartners.com.

START DATE: February 28, 2011

Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Qualifications:

• Ability to digest and condense information into user friendly summaries;

• Basic knowledge of campaign finance rules;

• Working knowledge of fundraising and research resources: Nexis, NGP, tray.com, opensecrets.org


• Assist finance staff with day to day projects including: donor research, call sheet production, briefing and memo writing, and fundraising calls;

• Maintain and update call lists and donor databases;

• Participate in and staff fundraising events;

• Provide administrative support

{new} partners | jeff young | 202.724.7952 (o) | 847.691.4044 (c)


SF Mayoral Campaign is seeking Interns!

Interns are expected to work unpaid at least 3 days a week. We are looking for hard-working, professional, and politically passionate individuals that are interested in the dynamic tasks of working for a top-tier mayoral race.

Communications Interns


Communication intern duties will include researching background information on policy issues, occasionally drafting media advisories and other campaign materials, tracking and compiling press clips and contact lists, as well as various administrative tasks.

Field Interns


Field interns will conduct and track neighborhood outreach; schedule candidate events; compile, analyze and track voter contact databases; maintain neighborhood profiles; train volunteers and manage phonebanks as well as help with day to day office operations.

Finance Interns

Campaign Finance Interns hold a number of duties including conducting extensive donor research, providing upkeep to the donor database and helping in the preparation of call time with the candidate--as well as assisting Finance Staff in the planning and building of successful fundraisers. There will also be opportunities to staff larger fundraisers alongside staff.

Please send resume and brief cover letter to: SFMayoral2011@gmail.com in the heading please state which internship you are applying for.



Stones! ’ Phones is a leading Democratic consulting firm based in Washington, DC. We are strategic and phone consultants for high–profile Democratic campaigns, progressive causes and non–profit organizations at all levels across the nation and internationally.


Interns at Stones’ Phones work closely with senior staff to support our strategic services. We are committed to providing an individual learning experience for each intern, tailored to his or her strengths, interests and! goals. We count on interns to provide clerical and support work, and& nbsp;candidates should be ready and able to work on whatever comes their way including doing research, drafting marketing materials, and just generally kicking butt doing anything and everything.


The model candidate will bring enthusiasm for progressive politics and an eagerness to learn more about political campaigns and consulting. This is the perfect environment to see politics from the inside. Candidate must be comfortable wor! king in an environment that is at times faced-paced, and at others more laid-back. Candidate must be a good writer, have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, a sense of humor, and familiarity with Word and Excel. Political junkies admired and C-SPAN addicts preferred.


Spring interns should be available from February through May. Summer interns should be available May/June through Augu! st. Benefits include Metrochecks, some meals, and usage of our climbin g wall in our office. We are located in Metro Center.


With “spring internship” or “summer internship” in the subject line, email concise letter of interest and resume to Patrick McGill at patrickm@stonesphones.com.


If you are looking for a PAID internship with a progressive and
dynamic company, look no further! Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is hiring
full-time interns with exceptional research and organizational
skills. It is a great place to learn about the survey research
process and data collection techniques. Interns will get an inside
perspective on public opinion polling - learning what it is, how it
works, and how it’s used in political campaigns.

Past office experience and ability to handle multiple tasks are
necessities. Familiarity with MS Office required and an interest in
public opinion research/campaign management is greatly appreciated.
Foreign language proficiency is a plus.

To find out more about us please visit our website at www.gqrr.com.

We are currently accepting applications for Summer internships in our
Washington, DC office. If you would like to be considered for an
internship opportunity, please email both your cover letter—which
should include your dates of availability—and resume to
internships@gqrr.com, including Summer Intern in the subject. No calls

Application Deadline: March 27, 2011.

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Topic: McGuireWoods/NLF Summer Internship Posting

Feb 14 02:32PM -0500 ^

The McGuireWoods/NAPABA Law Foundation

Internship Program

Summer 2011

McGuireWoods LLP, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
(NAPABA), and the NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) are proud to announce the
establishment of the McGuireWoods Internship Program. The program will
support Asian Pacific American (APA) students interested in the legal
profession and will help students develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf
of the APA community. The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing
undergraduate and law school students with meaningful internship experiences
at the Washington D.C. offices of the National Asian Pacific American Bar
Association (NAPABA) and the NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF).

Each Program intern shall be assigned tasks that directly or indirectly
further the missions of NAPABA and NLF, including:

- Promoting justice, equity and opportunity for Asian Pacific Americans.
- Fostering professional development, legal scholarship, advocacy and
community involvement.
- Developing and supporting programs to educate the legal profession and
Asian Pacific American communities about legal issues affecting those

For the summer of 2010, the Program will award stipends to one full-time law
clerk and one full-time fundraising and policy intern. The law clerk (who
shall be a law student) will be awarded a stipend of $3,000 to work for
NAPABA for a minimum of ten weeks. The fundraising and policy intern
(preferably an undergraduate student) will be awarded a stipend of $2,000
and will spend 50% of his/her time working on NLF projects and 50% of
his/her time on NAPABA projects for a minimum of ten weeks.

The responsibilities of the NAPABA law clerk may include:

- conducting legal and policy research on issues affecting APAs and the
legal profession;
- drafting talking points and letters on issues affecting APAs and the
legal profession;
- analyzing proposed state and federal legislation;
- updating and drafting NAPABA reports and white papers; and
- drafting memoranda regarding policy-oriented operations within NAPABA.

The responsibilities of the fundraising and policy intern may include:

- conducting policy research on issues affecting APAs and the legal
- conducting outreach to the APA community and the legal community;
- researching and writing grants;
- promoting NLF at events targeted at high school and law school
students; and
- drafting press releases.

To apply, you must submit your resume, transcript, three references, and a
short essay (1-2 pages) explaining your interest in interning for NAPABA
and/or NLF to Priya Bose at PBose@napaba.org by *February 28, 2011*.
Applications will be reviewed by a committee including staff and board
members of NABABA and NLF. Applicants shall be notified of the results no
later than March 21, 2011.

Questions and inquiries may be directed to Priya Bose at PBose@napaba.org or

Topic: Intern opportunity (Cambridge, MA)

Feb 14 11:33AM -0500 ^

Demand Progress is looking for a full-time or part-time intern to be
an integral part of our small professional team. Our intern will have
the opportunity to work directly with staff on media projects and
research. He or she will also manage and post to our blog and be
responsible for news clips sent to staff.

Email your resume or any questions to Morgan at info@demandprogress.org

Location: Cambridge, MA (close to the Harvard Square T stop)

Type: Unpaid

Time Commitment: flexible, but ideally 10-15 hours/week for at least 2
months but preferably longer.

Website: http://demandprogress.org/


- Interest in progressive policy

- Some experience with blog posting

- Ability to work in the mornings

- Research experience

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