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Job Title: Health Policy Director

Job Location: Washington, D.C.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to:


The Health Policy Director plans, manages, and promotes the International’s health care policy positions, under the Direction of the Director of Public Policy, and in close coordination with the Health Care Division.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

· Work with SEIU leadership and senior staff to develop the International’s health policy agenda, and manage a team of health policy analysts to carry out the Union’s health policy priorities at the federal and state levels.

· Produce timely, relevant, and accurate materials to support SEIU’s broad and diverse health advocacy work. Direct projects related to private and public health coverage, health care financing and provider payment methodologies, and health care workforce. Provide strategic guidance and make recommendations to internal SEIU committees and boards.

· Develop, direct, and review written testimony, public comments, correspondence and other materials to promote the health policy agenda with policymakers.

· Develop and present the Union’s positions before internal SEIU audiences and external audiences, including conferences of elected officials, government groups, national commissions and public forums, and before the media around the country.

· Manage and support coalitions to promote shared health policy goals and to further public education and understanding of health policy.

· Provide staff support to SEIU leaders who may serve on health care related task forces, organizations, advisory bodies or commissions.

· Respond to the priorities of SEIU leaders, and meet requests from local affiliates and leaders for specific analysis and to support their advocacy agenda.

· Direct and/or prepare health policy reports for release in organizing or legislative campaigns or and other public forums.

· Brief the President, Executive Board and other senior officials on public policy issues, the positions of other unions and the long-term impact on SEIU.


Include SEIU International and local union division leaders and officers, elected officials, congressional staff, leaders of allied organizations, academics and other experts in public policy issues.

Direction and Decision Making:

This position reports to the Director of Policy and works independently.

Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelors degree, masters degree preferred, in public policy, public administration, law, labor relations or political science and at least three (5) years of supervisory experience and (5) years of experience in health policy analysis and advocacy, including issues development in a political context or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

· Knowledge of unions and other advocacy groups.

· Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, and the new PPACA coverage provisions from both a consumer perspective and provider payment methodologies.

· Knowledge of the private health insurance market.

· Ability to gather relevant information from trusted and accurate sources to prepare internal analysis and documents for public release.

· Policy analysis and issue development.

· Development of strategy and ability to lead complex national campaigns that require coordination of the work of multiple departments, disciplines and external allies..

· Ability to recruit, manage and mentor staff.

· Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Second Job Ad:


Job Title: Coordinator/Strategic Research, Immigration Campaign


The Coordinator/Strategic Research, Immigration Campaign, directs and supervises the strategic research to advance the SEIU immigration campaign goals. The research will focus on the economic and political costs of the U.S.’s broken immigration system, the corporations and industries which profiteer from servicing the system, the corporations and industries which take advantage of undocumented workers, and the politicians, trade associations and other organizations and individuals who promote the system. The position will also track, process and interpret as needed for the campaign the research products of the immigration reform advocacy community. The position reports to the SEIU Research Director and the Immigration Campaign Director.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.)

• Work the Program Director to plan, organize, direct and evaluate SEIU’s immigration campaign.

• Work with International and Local officers, staff, divisions and departments, and with SEIU State Councils to promote the goals of the campaign.

• Work with counterparts at other unions, allied organizations, policy groups and others to promote the goals of the campaign. Represent the campaign at meetings and conferences.

• Provide strategic direction to the campaign by designing research that supports immigration campaign goals and helps to build public support for comprehensive immigration reform.

• Design and conduct in-depth research using a variety of public and private sources, analyzing and interpreting industry, corporate, political, regulatory, policy and financial data.

• Work closely with SEIU Immigration Campaign Director and lead communicator to develop strategic plan for release of research.

• Work closely with SEIU Immigration Campaign Director and other staff to translate research products into effective campaign initiatives including corporate social responsibility campaigns.

• Lead research and help produce materials that expose corporate and political bad actors that benefit from today’s broken immigration system.

• Conduct research on the cost of various immigration enforcement programs, including details on mismanagement and abuse.

• Work with policy staff and allies to expose research on costs of federal and state immigration enforcement legislation.

• Work with political research staff to design research on the immigrant electorate.

• Work with researchers in the healthcare, public and property service division to develop research on immigrants in these industries and benefits of immigration reform.

• Help organize and run workshops, conferences, training and education programs and other meetings for the campaign.

• Work with the campaign Director in the administration of the campaign, including planning, budgeting, and resource and project management.

• Write for SEIU publications, websites and other media.

• Initiate, author and coordinate production of resource and training manuals and materials for SEIU conferences, meetings and conventions

• Perform other duties as assigned in support of the work of the campaign.


SEIU elected leadership and staff; SEIU local union leaders, staff and members; other international union leaders and staff; Change to Win leaders and staff; state federations and central labor council leaders and staff; public officials; leaders and staff of other organizations who work with SEIU.

Direction and Decision Making:

Manage at own initiative, independent of all but necessary supervision by the Immigration Campaign Director and the Research Director.

Education, Qualifications and Experience:

• Proficiency in corporate and Industry analysis, financial analysis and powerstructure research

• Proficiency in statistical analysis and techniques as well as in on-line information sources and investigative research techniques.

• Demonstrated ability to translate research products into effective campaign initiatives including corporate social responsibility campaigns.

• Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects simultaneously, meet established deadlines, develop and present reports and work effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex, political situations.

• Advanced skill in the use of personal computers using Access, Excel and other Microsoft spreadsheet, word processing, and on-line information sources applications.

• Knowledge of the U.S. immigration system and familiarity with available data on the economic benefits of comprehensive immigration reform.

• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Business or other relevant field and at least five years of relevant research experience leading major research projects for labor, public interest organizations, related social justice advocacy work.

• Fluency in Spanish is desirable.

Physical Requirements:

Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Travel and long and extended hours required.

To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to :


Subject: Deputy Speech Writer - US Office of Personnel Management

Write for one of the most dynamic speakers in government, Office of Personnel Management Director, John Berry! We're recruiting a Deputy Speechwriter to write and research speeches and other communications products. You'll help drive our exciting message: The Federal government is building a dynamic, innovative workforce to tackle today's great challenges.

If selected for this position you will serve as the Deputy Speechwriter in the Speechwriting and Editorial unit of the Communications and Public Liaison (CPL) office. CPL coordinates a comprehensive effort to inform the public of the President's personnel policy goals and the goals, plans and activities of OPM and its Director through various media outlets. In addition, CPL provides the American public, Federal agency customers and stakeholders with accurate information to aid in their planning and decision-making process. CPL also plans, coordinates or approves the publication and production of all video publications, printed materials, and websites that are generated from OPM offices and develops briefing materials for the Director and other OPM officials for various briefings and events.

To apply, click on this link


Deputy Director, Dialysis Patient Citizens

With more than 22,000 dialysis and pre-dialysis patients making up our membership, Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) is working to improve the quality of life for all dialysis patients through education and advocacy. We are a nationwide, non-profit, patient-led, dialysis organization with membership open only to dialysis and pre-dialysis patients and their families. Our policies and our mission are guided solely by our membership.

DPC is a 501(c) 4 organization.


The Deputy Director of Dialysis Patient Citizens (DPC) partners with the Executive Director to advance the organization’s mission and charter, as well as communicate the organization’s public policy views. The Deputy Director serves as an advisor to the Executive Director on public policy issues related to ESRD with a particular focus on Medicare and Medicaid programs. The Deputy Director is also responsible for the development and execution of educational programs for dialysis and pre-dialysis patients and works with the Program Manager to train the organizations’ volunteers and develop and implement grassroots campaigns to influence public policy outcomes that are in line with the organization’s positions.


Monitor, analyze and evaluate proposed regulations, legislation and reimbursement policies, as well as other health policy issues for changes impacting kidney patients
Liaise with other organizations concerned about governmental activities which affect ESRD and coordinate activities with said organizations when advisable and appropriate
Prepare organizational position papers on issues of concern to regulators and policy makers
Provide an active voice for the organization in policy formulation by being an active spokesperson and advocate
Develop communication and publication strategies to be implemented in print and via the Web
Communicate complex public policy issues (regulations, legislation, etc) to the organization’s members
Develop and implement educational programs for pre-dialysis and dialysis patients to help empower them to take an active role in their health care
· Assemble project teams, identify needed resources, assign responsibilities and develop timeframes to facilitate successful completion of project team activities and deliverables

Partner with the Project Manager to implement grassroots campaigns in line with the organization’s mission and policy positions
Oversee and coordinate with the organization’s web site, database, public affairs and advocacy consultants
· Partner with Executive Director to develop program budget

Perform other duties or projects as requested or assigned
Travel required: up to 20%


· Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Master degree in public health, public policy or other related field preferred

· Minimum of 2 years’ experience in health care policy and/or patient advocacy required

· Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Congressional, government affairs and/or regulatory experience required

· Intermediate computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required

Key Success Factors:

· Ability to utilize resources to accomplish all key metrics

· Ability to plan and execute projects that impact mission, goals and objectives

· Proven strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate across functions

· Ability to work as part of a team

· Solid reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving abilities

· Ability to prioritize and adapt based on changing priorities

· Ability to proactively identify and analyze issues in the workplace and identify and implement solutions collaboratively

· Detail-oriented work ethic, yet able to drive projects forward

· Enthusiasm in fulfilling job functions and carrying out the organization’s mission

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Tonya Saffer No phone calls please.


Job Description: Field Organizer

Opportunity: The League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (LCVEF)
and Conservation Pennsylvania seek a field organizer to develop and
implement strategic statewide campaigns on clean energy, clean air and

Background: As a leading national environmental organization with more
than 30 state league partners across the country, LCVEF is uniquely
situated to help turn environmental values into national priorities.
As the threat of global warming grows, our top priority remains
building a clean energy economy and cutting our dependence on dirty
energy sources such as coal and oil. We’re also focused on other key
public concerns such as the regulation of toxic chemicals and holding
polluters accountable. We’ll continue to wage these fights on many
fronts in the coming year and are looking for a creative and skilled
organizer with a knack for online work to help run these campaigns in

Position Description & Responsibilities: Working closely with our team
in Washington D.C. and in Pennsylvania, the Field Organizer will
develop and implement campaigns that prevent Congress from blocking
critical new pollution rules for power plants and other major
pollution sources, while also pushing the Obama Administration to
implement the strongest standards. The focus will be on holding
Members of Congress accountable if they side with polluters in
weakening public health protections. The Field Organizer will also
work to build support for new policies that regulate the most
hazardous and toxic substances—many of which are currently
unregulated. The Field Organizer will work closely with coalition
partners in Pennsylvania to ensure efforts are collaborative. There is
a strong emphasis on grassroots organizing—both online and offline—to
help build the public pressure for the policies we support. Developing
creative and strategic ideas that help engage the public and grow
support will be a primary responsibility. While strategies and tactics
will be developed with other staff members they will be implemented

A very strong writer especially for popular audiences (especially
action alerts and blogs).
Able to turn on a dime so when there's a new idea on Monday afternoon,
you can develop and implement it Tuesday before noon.

Is smart about organizing campaigns that attract press coverage.

Has a very fast learning curve—able to quickly synthesize information
about new topics and new tools.

Able to initiate campaign ideas and willing to take risks.

Is adept at figuring out creative ways of leveraging technology to
make good things happen and has a strong aptitude for technology.

Can integrate online communications and organizing with offline
organizing, mobilization, and events.

Can work very closely with other members of the team, but also manage
your work independently.

Minimum of 2-3 years relevant work experience, preferably in

Compensation: Salary depends on experience. This is a contract
position running through completion of the campaign (approximately
December 2011). This position will be based in SE Pennsylvania.

Interested Applicants: Please submit a letter of interest, resume and
writing sample to with the subject
heading “Field Organizer.”

The Company:
International Pharmaceutical Quality (IPQ) is an emerging on-line publisher and intelligence
resource focused on the efforts of industry, regulators and academia to advance and harmonize
pharmaceutical and biotech quality regulatory policies around the world.
The Work:
● research issues, attend industry/regulator meetings and write stories as knowledge base
● help with outreach/promotion efforts on website and through conference interactions and
follow up
● help maintain, organize and develop website resources and their expansion beyond the core
The Opportunity:
● to work with respected journalists in the field in learning all aspects of journalism and
publishing – from researching and writing to website management, public relations, marketing
and administration.
● to engage with the top experts and regulators in the international community and help influence
the global health policy dialogue and direction.
● to come in on the ground floor and be involved in developing new ideas and publishing efforts
on the cutting edge of science, policy and international relations.
The Pay:
● IPQ is effectively a start up venture. Income would be based on a combination of some fixed
salary and a percentage of publication revenues with strong upside potential.
The Person:
● Good writing and organization skills, interested in and comfortable with regulatory/scientific
policy concepts and issues, eager to learn and explore ideas, flexible with schedule/travel and
work responsibilities, able to connect with people and hopefully with some sense of humor.
Contact Bill Paulson –, or phone at 202-841-5027.
Visit our web site at

Administrative Assistant

Rockville, MD


• Responsible for general administrative duties including scanning, photocopying, filing, faxing, mailing, and data-entry

• Answer and direct incoming calls

• Sort and distribute incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail including FedEx and UPS packages

• Prepare expense reports for management

• Coordinate administrative activities with other administrative assistants

• Assist with special projects and other general office tasks as needed


• Professional demeanor and appearance

• Strong work ethic, self-starter

• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet stated deadlines

• Strong attention to detail and desire for accuracy

• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel

• Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle information with the highest degree of discretion

• Good verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply

For the position listed above, please use our application system linked below

Apply to Position: Administrative Assistant

No Recruiters or Agencies Please

Please Note: Individuals submitting resumes or otherwise responding to employment opportunities are NOT considered applicants until they apply for a particular position and have been invited to complete the company's employment application.



Sustainability (Government & External Affairs)


Linthicum Heights, MD


Vice President, Government & External Affairs


Job Specific and/or Technical Skills Required

5+ years administrative experience.
Associate or Bachelor’s degree not required, preferred
Proficient with MS Office with advanced Excel proficiency.
Familiarity with or ability to learn Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher (or other desktop publishing software).
Knowledge of or ability to learn VOCUS (PAC management & reporting software).
Knowledge of or ability to learn Federal and relevant state lobbying disclosure and gift reporting requirements and procedures
Experience working with political action committees (PACs) not required, but helpful.
Experience with basic office procedures such as filing, mail distribution, phone coverage.
Ability to understand ANR travel policy and accounts payable process.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, sort out conflicting priorities, apply judgment and meet deadlines.
Ability to work as a team member and take direction from multiple functional areas and employees.
Proven ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
Interest in and basic knowledge of politics.

Position Summary

Primary responsibilities will be to serve as the Administrator of the Alpha Natural Resource Political Action Committee (ANR PAC) and to provide administrative support to the Vice President, Government & External Affairs, and other members of the Federal and state Government & External Affairs team. In the latter regard, duties will include scheduling meetings and events, maintaining calendars, making travel arrangements, processing check requests, and establishing and maintaining records.

Major Responsibilities

As PAC Administrator, responsible, either personally or, in a supervisory role, working with external consultants, for:
accurately recording all funds received by the PAC;
overseeing the proper and timely disbursement of PAC funds;
reconciling monthly bank statements;
preparing and timely filing all Federal and state compliance reports;
maintaining accurate records in Vocus software of all eligible employees and PAC members;
providing administrative support to the PAC Chairman and PAC Steering Committee;
serving as Secretary of the PAC;
working with the PAC Chairman, PAC Steering Committee members, and location coordinators in scheduling and making arrangements for annual on-site PAC meetings across the corporation, preparing and distributing meeting materials, and tracking campaign results and preparing campaign reports following such meetings;
assisting with the preparation of the bi-annual PAC budget and changes to the budget over each two-year election cycle;
assisting in the preparation of the PAC Annual Report, annual PAC Match Program brochure, periodic PAC newsletters, and all other communications with PAC-eligible employees;
keeping all PAC forms (enrollment cards, PAC Match designation forms, etc.) current;
assisting with the bi-annual internal audit of the PAC;
managing the corporation’s PAC Match Program;
accurately maintaining the list of all PAC-eligible employees, including working with Human Resources to determine the eligibility of new employees and the status of existing employees following a change in job assignment; and
distributing year-end thank you gifts to PAC contributors
Work as a team member with the other administrative assistants to make certain all necessary tasks are being completed for the employees and the efficient operation of this office.
As Administrative Support
Jointly set personal annual goals and objectives with VP Government and External Affairs.
o Provide administrative support including helping with special projects.

o Schedule department business travel and accommodations.

o Reconcile and maintain all department expense reports in accordance with Company travel policy.

o Attend all departmental meetings, take notes, prepare minutes, and distribute to team members as instructed.

o Prepares for department, or department-sponsored meetings by; arranging for, setting up and cleaning up of conference room.

o Sorts, screens and distributes incoming mail for department. May respond to routine inquiries.

o Maintain and update filing systems.

o Review and substantiate all department invoices; assign proper coding, and submit for payment.

o Maintain main office supply center; process orders submitted by employees in the building.

o Work as a team with other administrative assistants on site-defined duties, i.e., receptionist lunch coverage, lunch room maintenance and supply, etc.

Core Competencies Required

Adaptability X
Communication Skills X
Conflict Management X
Continuous Improvement X
Customer Focus X
Problem-Solving X
Decision Making X
Safety Awareness X
Task Management X
Teamwork X

Amy J. Gopshes, SPHR

Manager Human Resources

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Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 09:04:27 -0500

Democracy for America Technology Director

Democracy for America is seeking a talented and experienced individual to be our next Technology Director. He or she
understands the challenges of online organizing and how to implement the right solutions. We are looking for a team
player who thrives in a collaborative atmosphere. The ideal candidate has a proven background of web application
development, hands-on experience with modern web frameworks, and production-level experience with relational
databases. The Director of Technology is a member of DFA’s highly motivated leadership team, and reports to the Chief
of Staff and Executive Director.

Responsibilities Include:

· Own and lead the continued development of Democracy for America's web presence
· Manage multiple projects at once, often on a tight timeline, sometimes requiring quick turn-arounds
· Coordinate with and oversee the product of pertinent DFA vendors
· Administer DFA’s email list, working with our vendor, We Also Walk Dogs
· Monitor and report web analytics to DFA leadership team, lead discussions on improvements
· Maintain in-office network and staff hardware
· Provide DFA staff with on-going technological support


· Three years professional experience in web development and information architecture
· Past experience launching or managing Ruby on Rails based applications
· Worked with or general knowledge of cloud based offerings such as Amazon AWS and Heroku
· Expert knowledge of web design technologies: HTML, CSS, and Javascript, including Ajax/JSONP APIs and
libraries such as jQuery and Prototype
· Excellent communication skills, ability to roll with the punches and a sense of humor
· Experience in staff oversight and collaboration, with an emphasis on skill development and
· Understanding of web browser quirks and proven ability to develop interfaces that work seamlessly across all
major browsers
· Team Player – enthusiastically pitches in to help a colleague
· Knowledge of revision control systems such as Subversion and Git
· Does what it takes to keep an office network online and virus free

Democracy for America and this position are located in Burlington, VT. Competitive salary is commensurate with
experience. Benefits include 100% personal health insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, employer
contribution to retirement plan, a fun and dynamic work environment, and the chance to make real change happen.

To apply please email a resume and cover letter to with the subject line
“Technology Director – YOUR NAME”. In your cover letter, please describe a couple projects you’ve worked on recently to
give us a sense of the breadth of your work.

DFA is an equal-opportunity employer. This position begins immediately and applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.

Democracy for America is a grassroots powerhouse working to change our
country and the Democratic Party from the bottom-up. With more than one million
members, we endorse progressive candidates from the school board to the
president, and we provide our members with the training and support they need to
win their campaigns.

Fast-paced executive branch office is seeking Scheduler for our Director. We are seeking an individual with extensive experience scheduling for a high-level government official or very busy private sector executive who can manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Though experience scheduling for a Member of Congress is preferred, we need a motivated and detailed oriented Scheduler for senior level political appointee.

You will be required to:

· Keep a detailed and orderly schedule with significant moving pieces for a principal with offices in two locations and an extensive travel schedule.

· Make travel reservations for airlines, hotels, and rental vehicles through GovTrip

· Collect and organize documents related to events and travel including expense reporting through GovTrip

· Communicate with stakeholder contacts to coordinate details of external speaking engagements

· Coordinate with office management to ensure that meetings are properly staffed and materials prepared in a timely fashion.

· Use MS Outlook, Word, and Excel to create professional grade memos and charts

· Ensure that daily briefing book is assembled in a timely and orderly fashion for the next day’s meetings

An ideal candidate would have 3-5 years of scheduling experience (again, Hill experience is preferred) and a consummate level of administrative experience. In addition, that candidate should have the ability to manage many different tasks and prioritize accordingly.

Office location is in Bethesda (right on red line) so please do not apply if not interested in that work location.

Please attach your cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references in an email to by COB Friday 2/18/2011.


Oregonians for a State Bank is hiring a Communications Specialist on a
contract basis to work on a ground-breaking campaign to create the
Oregon State Bank. The 2011 Oregon legislature is considering a
proposal to create a publicly owned bank modeled after the successful
Bank of North Dakota. The position will handle all communications for
Oregonians for a State Bank (OfSB), a coalition of community groups,
small businesses, family farm advocates, and community bankers devoted
to creating more resilient local economies in the State of Oregon.

About the position:
Position will be full-time and salaried, and will work on a project
basis during the current legislative session. This is a contract
position starting as soon as possible and ending on June 15, 2011 with
the possibility of extension based on funding.

Communications Specialist will:
*Manage all OfSB email communications
*Coordinate traditional media outreach
*Build on coalition’s new media outreach efforts
*Create campaign literature

Seeking creative thinker and problem-solver with strong written and
oral communication skills. Sense of humor and willingness to work
sometimes long and irregular campaign hours is a must. Applicant will
have experience with blogging and a Word Press (or similar) web
content management system, as well as experience with Salsa or other
similar constituent management and communication platforms. Graphic
design skills and familiarity with web design are desirable.

Applicant will have experience generating earned media: drafting and
distributing press advisories/releases, creating talking points,
cultivating relationships with reporters, organizing media events,
drafting letters to the editor and op-eds, and running letter to the
editor campaigns.

Commensurate with experience.

How to apply:
Send resume and cover letter to Steve Hughes, Write “Communications Specialist”
in the email subject line.

Please submit resume by Feb 23, 2011. Resumes will be accepted on a
rolling basis until the position is filled.



Executive Director,

California Young Democrats (CYD)

The CYD Executive Director is the sole professional staff member for the organization and reports directly to the CYD President. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall implementation of programming on behalf of CYD. This includes, but is not limited to: fundraising, budgeting, operations and outreach. Salary and Benefits: $33,000 to $37,000 annually plus health insurance. Applicants should send resume, cover letter, and three references to by Friday, April 1, 2011. For complete job description please go to:


Congressman Nick J. Rahall, II of Southern West Virginia is looking for Spring 2011 interns. Duties will include assisting legislative staff with a variety of projects, conducting tours of the United States Capitol, database maintenance, sorting and logging mail, and constituent services. Interns will attend Committee hearings and learn the legislative process of Congress. Candidates should possess outstanding written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and thrive in a team environment. Connections to West Virginia are a plus, but not required. This is an unpaid internship. If you are interested please e-mail your resume and cover letter to


The Maryland Democratic Party (Annapolis, MD) is now accepting applications for Spring and Summer Internships. There are several program slots still available. Applicants will start immediately through the summer. Internships will focus in several areas including fundraising, communications (social media), field activity, research and political outreach.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities

 Draft communications for general distribution

 Manage data lists

 Assist in event planning

 Communicate with Democratic Party officials, offices and staff

 Build relationships with Democratic affiliated organizations

 General research

 General office support and organization


 An interest in politics, especially Maryland politics

 Excellent written and oral communication skills

 Interns should be prepared to use their own laptop computers if they have them.

 Interns may be asked to attend events in Annapolis and around the state of Maryland


 Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week

 Schedules will be set with your direct MDP supervisor

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume to Patrick O'Brien at


4C Partners LLC, a progressive, full service political consulting firm with specialties in strategic advising/consulting, communications, research, fundraising/development and field/grassroots strategy, is seeking a spring intern to start immediately in the finance department of our firm’s Washington, DC office.

Responsibilities include: assisting finance staff with day to day projects including donor research, call sheet production, briefing and memo writing, and fundraising calls; maintaining and updating call lists and donor databases; and providing overall administrative support to the finance team.

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. Experience with NGP a plus, but not required. Must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours / week.

Candidates should be current college students or recent graduates. To apply, please email resume to

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 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

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,,


• 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)


The Benenson Strategy Group is a globally recognized polling and
consulting firm with a reputation for being energetic, agile and
analytically aggressive. We pride ourselves on developing strategies
and tactics for clients and campaigns that achieve one objective:

Founded in 2000, Benenson Strategy Group’s clients include
presidential candidates, premiers and prime ministers. We work for
governors, members of Congress, international labor unions, Fortune
100 companies and major nonprofits. We bring to all of our work a
unique combination of cutting-edge analysis and unmatched expertise in
communications and messaging, and we provide our clients with clear,
compelling and sustainable strategies for persuading consumers and

At BSG we write questionnaires and surveys, perform focus groups, and
do in-depth analysis on our results in order to develop winning
strategies based on a clear analysis of the attitudes and beliefs that
voters and consumers bring to their decision making.


Benenson Strategy Group seeks self-motivated, intellectually curious,
entrepreneurial college students who possess a strong work ethic to
apply for full and part-time Summer Internships at our New York City
and Washington, D.C. offices. Qualified applicants will have a strong
interest in the work that BSG conducts and will be able to relate
their academic studies or prior work experiences to display their
qualification for an internship. Prior experience in working with
political campaigns, government, and/or market research is preferred.
Positions can be offered for pay or academic credit.

Specific Responsibilities
• Conducting background research on companies and institutions.
• Setting up reports and data tables, charts and graphs, and support
of analytical staff.
• Proofreading research studies and presentations, and assisting
analysts in drafting reports and developing presentations for clients.

• Excellent oral and written communications are essential.
• Candidates must bring not only excellent analytical and strategic
capabilities but an orientation towards innovative and creative
thinking and ability to integrate and apply learning from multiple
• To be considered you must be a motivated self-starter, well-
organized, detail-oriented and able to work and thrive in a fast-paced
environment handling multiple assignments with tight deadlines.
• This person will also be expected to contribute to a team-oriented
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Interested applicants should apply according to the following
deadlines and should submit a resume and cover letter to the email
address below. Questions regarding the intern program can be directed
to Lenora Hanks at

Accepting Applications beginning February 16, 2011
Application Deadline: March 13, 2011

Candidates should include in the subject line the city of the office
where they are applying: “New York”, “Washington, D.C.”, or “New York
and Washington, D.C.”



The Maryland Democratic Party (Annapolis, MD) is now accepting
applications for Spring and Summer Internships. There are several
program slots still available. Applicants will start immediately
through the summer. Internships will focus in several areas including
fundraising, communications (social media), field activity, research
and political outreach.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities
Draft communications for general distribution
Manage data lists
Assist in event planning
Communicate with Democratic Party officials, offices and staff
Build relationships with Democratic affiliated organizations
General research
General office support and organization

An interest in politics, especially Maryland politics
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Interns should be prepared to use their own laptop computers if they
have them.
Interns may be asked to attend events in Annapolis and around the
state of Maryland

Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week
Schedules will be set with your direct MDP supervisor

How to apply
Interested candidates should submit a resume to Patrick O'Brien at

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