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DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY - Northwest Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Press Secretary for an active press office. The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, with a thirst for legislative details and an aptitude for putting them into English. In other words, if you would take offense at being called a “policy wonk” this isn’t the job for you. Day-to-day responsibilities will include responding to media requests, drafting press releases, op-eds, talking points and content for the website; but the successful candidate will also be able to recognize press opportunities and will work with the Press Secretary and Communications Director to best capitalize on them. While this will be an opportunity to develop and grow as a media professional, this is not an entry-level position. A minimum of 3 years experience in government, media and/or communications is required. Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, writing samples and a cover letter detailing their interest in the position to: RWPressOffice@gmail.com (All inquiries regarding this position should be submitted via email.) This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression



The DCCC is looking for individuals who want to be a part of a finance operation on a 2012 Congressional race. Working on Congressional campaigns requires an experienced, self-motivated, detail-oriented individual. The ideal candidate will have worked on a campaign or has strong interest in working on a Congressional campaign this cycle.

Positions Available:

· Finance Director

· Deputy Finance Director

· Call Time Manager

· Finance Assistant

Qualifications and Requirements:

· Superior time management, planning, organization and communications skills.

· Detail-oriented and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects.

· Flexible and capable of working both independently and with other departments in accomplishing goals.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (“DCCC”) serves as the official national Democratic campaign committee charged with recruiting, assisting, funding, and electing Democrats to the U. S. House of Representatives. We provide services ranging from designing and helping to execute field operations, polling, creating radio and television commercials, fundraising, communications and management consulting. The DCCC is supported by the contributions of individuals and other groups throughout the country.

The DCCC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of the DCCC, including opportunity for employment and treatment as a DCCC employee. The DCCC is an equal opportunity employer and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

To apply, please send your resume to Ashley McNeil at McNeil@dccc.org or sing up online at http://dccc.org/fundraisers


* * *Job Announcement * *Director of Community Initiatives*

*Full Time (40 hours/week)*
* * *Agency Summary** * San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR) is a
community-based, anti-sexual assault, social justice organization. We
provide resources, support, advocacy and education to strengthen the work of
all individuals, and communities in San Francisco that are responding to,
healing from, and struggling to end sexual violence. We provide support to
sexual assault survivors, their families, and communities, and use education
and community organizing as tools of prevention. We believe that ending all
forms of oppression is integral to ending sexual assault and challenge
oppression within our organization and communities. We are majority women
of color organization and prioritize working with and for communities facing
multiple forms of violence and oppression.

*Position Summary * *The Director of Community Initiatives (DCI) leads the
Community Initiatives (CI) Program. In this role, the DCI provides
leadership, support and supervision to Community Educators. This position
works collaboratively as part of a multi-person team, reports to the
Executive Director, and serves as the key strategist for
constituency/base-partnership development and community mobilization to
prevent and end sexual violence. *

The DCI is also responsible for implementing and integrating components of
SFWAR’s long-standing adult and teen prevention education programs under the
rubric of CI. This includes overseeing all rape prevention and education
programs, outreaching to the general community, coordinating self-defense
classes, and maintaining compliance with all program and grant
requirements. This position also has responsibility for developing and
maintaining SFWAR prevention/education materials, coordination of SFWAR
response to media requests for information, administration of speakers’
bureau, maintaining program statistics, and compiling program reports.


· *Program:* Develop long term and one year goals for outreach and
education to youth and adults and for mobilizing SF communities to confront
and heal from sexual violence; oversee implementation of one year goals and
objectives; develop rape prevention and education materials and curricula
that are age and culturally appropriate; provide outreach to community based
organizations, institutions, and or community groups regarding prevention
services; provide prevention services at classrooms, health fairs, after
school programs, community groups etc. according to plan; ensure cultural as
well as linguistic accessibility through integration of Multi Lingual Access
Model into education/prevention programs and community organizing efforts;
work with SFUSD to train peer educators in schools; develop protocols for
appropriate service provision for students, including referral to internal
and external resources for students disclosing sexual violence.

· *Program Management:* Maintain compliance with all grant requirements
and objectives regarding rape prevention/education and community-based
efforts to confront sexual violence program; prepare and track CI annual
budget; supervise the team of community educators and volunteers; maintain
data regarding services provided; develop and track evaluation of program
effectiveness; prepare grant and program reports regarding program

· *Interagency Collaborations & Community Relations*: Develop and
maintain collaborative relationships/partnerships with a wide variety of
community-based, social service and public agency partners. Represent SFWAR
at local hearings, meetings, and speaking engagements.

· *Direct Services*: Provide counseling on 24-hour crisis line;
maintain client confidentiality.

· *Training and Technical Assistance:* Work as a team with other
program staff and/or community groups to design and facilitate integrated
education and healing programs.

* *

· *Additional Responsibilities:* Participate in team planning and
decision-making; participate in organizational planning and evaluation
activities; complete administrative tasks for CI Program (typing, filing,


- At least five years direct experience in community organizing,
membership -building, and leadership development.
- Experience supervising and training.
- Experience developing and implementing strategies that win concrete
improvements for the community, lead to institutional change and build
greater community leadership.
- Experience in organizational program development.
- Experience participating in organizational development.
- Experience with and commitment to developing the leadership of youth,
low-income people, people of color, and immigrants.
- Commitment to social change and political empowerment of
disenfranchised people.
- Understanding of the impact of sexual trauma, violence and oppression,
and healing methods on individuals and communities and ability to speak with
comfort publicly regarding these topics.
- Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team
- Familiarity with San Francisco communities and political landscape.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills; strong
team/consensus building skills

- Ability to effectively resolve conflict and cope with crisis
- Records maintenance skills.

- Ability to recognize own healing needs and to access support needed
- Bi-lingual applicants preferred.

*Commitment to: *

- Individual and community healing from violence and oppression.
- Ongoing interpersonal and institutional anti-oppression work.
- Community-driven, culturally based program development.
- Creating a work place that respects and affirms the cultural beliefs
and practices of diverse communities

* *

*Salary & Benefits:** *

§ Salary of $ 45,125/year.

§ Employer-paid health, vision, and life insurance; 50%
employer-paid dental insurance; employee funded 403 (b) plan.

§ Annual paid leave for Full Time Employees (pro-rated for Part Time
Employees): two weeks vacation for first year of employment; two weeks of
sick leave; one week of mental health leave; 31/2 days of flexible

§ Stipend for bilingual staff.

§ This is an exempt position.

*To Apply*: *Please submit your cover letter and resume by March 15, 2011 to
SFWAR, Attention: DCI Search, via mail: 3543 - 18th Street, #7, San
Francisco, CA, 94110; fax: 415.861.2092; or email: janellewhite@sfwar.org.
No phone calls, please. Interviews will begin March 21, 2011. The position
will remain open until filled. SFWAR *is an equal opportunity employer.

*American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organization*

* *

* *

*Department: Accounting *

*Position: Payroll Manager*

*Reports To: Controller*

*Location: Washington, D.C.*

* *

*Job Responsibilities*

- Manage and oversee all activities related to weekly payroll processing
utilizing Ultimate Software’s Ultipro HR/Payroll system including payroll
changes, entries, reporting, garnishment, etc.;
- Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal wage and hour
- Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll,
hours worked, tax deductions, etc.) as required and requested;
- Provide detailed schedules/reports as needed to other departments
(reconciliations, Metrocheck schedules, COPE payroll deductions, quarterly
401(k) matching report, etc.);
- Review and reconcile month, quarter and year end tax filings by payroll
- Prepare and file returns not handled by payroll service;
- Prepare various journal entries, account reconciliations and overall
General Ledger support;
- Resolve system issues and problems encountered during payroll
processing, report and files generation, etc.;
- Coordinate payroll transition, benefit deductions and other related
processes with the Human Resources Department including the maintenance of
wage schedules;
- Maintain all historical and current payroll records;
- Respond to employees’ questions/problems regarding payroll and
troubleshoot for problem resolution;
- Respond to inquiries received from federal, state and local government
agencies regarding payroll and tax issues;
- Provide schedules to outside auditors as required for annual audits;
- Provide information and assistance to HR and Accounting Departments as
- Other duties as assigned.


* *

- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field preferred, or 5-7 years
of payroll experience including a minimum of 1-2 years as a Payroll Manager;
- Minimum of three years of experience in a payroll environment including
demonstrated experience managing a payroll system;
- Current in-depth knowledge of applicable state and federal tax, and
wage and hour laws including the maintenance of this knowledge;
- Exceptional attention to detail;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and demonstrated expertise with
- Demonstrated experience with Ultimate Software UltiPro HR/Payroll
System preferred;
- Strong customer orientation;
- Demonstrated ability to lead people and develop relationships with a
diverse group of people.

*Please send all resumes, references and a cover letter to the AFL-CIO Human
Resources Department.*

* *

*AFL-CIO Human Resources Department*

*815 Sixteenth Street, NW*

*Washington**, D.C. 20006***


*(202)637-5103 Phone*

*(202)508-6961 Fax*

* *

*Equal Opportunity Employer*

JOB:Director of Human Resources Part-Time

Mar 09 08:20AM -0800 ^


The National Women’s Law Center is seeking an experienced and
strategic hands-on Director of Human Resources for a Part-Time
position (25-30 hours per week) to report directly to the Vice
President, Administration and Finance. The Director will oversee all
Center-wide Human Resources functions, including the implementation of
HR policies, administration of benefits plans, and development and
implementation of an organizational development (OD) plan.

The Organization

For over 30 years, the National Women’s Law Center, a 503(c)(3)
nonprofit organization, has led the way in expanding the possibilities
for women and girls in our country. The Center uses the law in all
its forms: getting new laws on the books; litigating ground-breaking
lawsuits all the way to the Supreme Court; and educating the public
about how to make the law and public policies work for women and their
families. The Center’s experienced staff take on the issues that cut
to the core of women’s and girls’ lives in education, employment,
health and reproductive rights, and family economic security, with
special priority given to the needs of low-income women and their

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Administer and develop, as required, HR policies and procedures.

Assist with the outsourcing of certain HR systems and benefits.

Oversee the advertising, recruitment and hiring of new employees,
volunteers and interns and fellows. Oversee the exit process for
departing employees.

Administer employee benefits plans including FMLA. Includes ensuring
regulatory compliance, researching and analyzing issues and providing
recommended solutions as required.

Maintain all personnel files.

Develop and implement a Center OD plan, including the development and
organization of Center staff programs and functions.

Develop and implement HR training as required.

Supervise HR Assistant/Program Associate.


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, but a Master’s degree in Human
Resources or related disciplines preferred. Minimum 10 years HR
experience, including at least 5 years experience in an HR leadership

Experience administering, in both a manual and automated environment,
complex HR policies and benefits plans, including FMLA. Ability to
provide oversight as well as hands-on assistance as required.
Experience in HR policies and procedures development and
administration, HR systems’ outsourcing and OD plan development and

Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines. Self-
starter with flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate
multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner. Excellent
analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to research and
resolve issues. Excellent writing and oral communications skills.

Salary commensurate with experience. NWLC offers excellent benefits,
including pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent
care, and transportation, and four weeks of annual vacation. Office
located on the Red Metro Line in Dupont Circle. Intellectually-
stimulating workplace with passionate, dedicated colleagues.


If you are interested in joining the NWLC team, submit a cover letter
describing your qualifications and resume. Electronic submissions are
preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send
materials to humanresources@nwlc.org and include position title in the
subject line. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources
Department, National Women's Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 800,
Washington, DC 20036, FAX: 202-588-5185. Applications accepted until
position is filled. No calls please. EOE.


211318 STAFF ASSISTANT - Moderate Democrat seeking Staff Assistant for busy front office. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phones, responding to constituents, coordinating Capitol and White House Tours, and completing flag requests. The ideal candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, a positive attitude and be able to multi task. Must have prior Senate experience and West Virginia ties are preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211317 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a defense and foreign policy portfolio. Candidates must be familiar with Senate organization and procedures, knowledgeable on DoD, National Guard and State Department structure and operations, and comfortable communicating with senior military and diplomatic officials. The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment. Advanced degree and previous Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211314 LEGISLATIVE AIDE - Southern Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Aide to handle health care and respond to constituent mail. This position is responsible for monitoring pending legislation, meeting with constituents and advocates, preparing briefing material for the Senator for floor presentation, speeches and state events. Qualified candidates will have at least two to three years of Hill experience, preferably as a Legislative Correspondent, and understanding of health reform. Strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills are essential. Applicants must be able to perform well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and have sound judgment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211313 LEGISLATIVE ASSITANT - Moderate Democratic office is looking for a Legislative Assistant to cover banking, financial services, housing and trade issues. Ideal candidates should have related Hill or private sector experience. Applicants should be highly-motivated, independent, and possess good analytical and writing skills. Please send resume to moddembankingla@gmail.com.

211311 CASEWORKER - Moderate Democratic Senator is looking for a Caseworker. This person will serve as representative and act as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies in order to help constituents with their concerns. This person must be personable, helpful, and ready to assist any individual with his or her problem. Prior casework experience on the Hill is a must. West Virginia ties preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211301 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated and energetic individual for Legislative Assistant position handling health care and other issues. Qualified candidates will have deep knowledge of health care issues, and strong writing and analytical skills. The successful candidate will also have a strong commitment to public service and be proactive, resourceful, well-organized, and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211299 LEGAL FELLOW - Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight (Democratic staff) seeks Legal Fellow to assist with ongoing investigations. This position is unpaid. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211288 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR - Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Director to lead an active legislative department. Responsibilities will include development and oversight of legislative strategies for the Senator, managing legislative staff, and working closely with all staff within the office. A successful candidate will have a keen awareness of politics, have strong management, analytical, and communication skills. May also responsible for a legislative portfolio. Prior legislative Hill experience is a must. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

211286 COUNSEL - Democratic Senator seeks a Counsel to serve on his Judiciary subcommittee staff. Strong legal research, analysis, and communication skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment. Hill experience preferred. Please email resume to Senatedemcounsel@gmail.com. No phone calls please.


Congressman John Garamendi (CA-10) is seeking highly motivated full-time interns for his Washington, DC office for the spring 2011 semester. Candidates should be collegial and professional, possess strong oral and written communication skills, are quick learners, and detail oriented.

Duties include: assists staff with legislative and administrative projects, writes memos and talking points, attends hearings and meeting as requested, answers constituent phone calls, leads tours of the US Capitol, assists with scheduling, sorts and distributes mail and faxes, and manages tour and flag requests.

Interns are an integral part of the team and are given substantial opportunities to learn and grow in a fast-paced and pro-active office. First-hand experience in Congressman Garamendi’s congressional office will provide interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy. Full-time Candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a 1-2 page writing sample to Allison.conley@mail.house.gov , with the subject line “Spring 2011 Internship”.


211321 PRESS INTERN - The office of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida is accepting applications for an unpaid, full-time press internship this summer in Washington, D.C. This press internship is an excellent opportunity to observe the inner-workings of a busy press office and gain valuable Capitol Hill experience. Duties include assisting with daily clips, creating a daily media report, drafting advisories, pitching press events, maintaining media contact lists, and research. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. Journalism/communications background and Florida ties a plus, though not required. Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample by March 18 to hill.press.internship@gmail.com.

211320 PRESS INTERN - Democratic Senator seeking enthusiastic, professional college student or recent college grad with interest in politics and media for unpaid summer internship. Work would include compiling press clips, media monitoring, writing press releases and supporting the daily running of the press office. Pennsylvania ties are strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and contact information for two references to press_office@casey.senate.gov no later than COB on March 17, 2011. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

COMMUNICATIONS INTERNS - U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for full-or part-time unpaid communications internships for summer 2011. Duties will include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to laura_myron@mccaskill.senate.gov by March 25.

211308 PRESS INTERN - Midwest Democratic Senator seeks hard-working, detail-orientated, Press Intern for busy communications shop. Responsibilities include compiling daily news clips, maintaining and updating website, drafting press releases, overseeing press lists and providing administrative support. The ideal candidate will be a team player, who is self-motivated and has excellent time-management and organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Communications background is a plus. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

Research Intern needed at a fast-paced D.C. consulting firm for resource
guide on STEM Policy and Initiatives. *(Science, Technology, Engineering,
Math) *

* *

We are releasing a resource guide on STEM policy and initiatives in
September 2011.

This resource guide is for organizations and individuals, providing a wealth
of information regarding STEM. It will be released both in hard copy and

The STEM Resource Guide seeks to answer the following questions: What are
innovative programs? What is the data? How can people access the resources?

This extensive overview looks at:

- Education
- Foundations
- Government
- Non profits
- Associations
- Corporations
- Global Initiatives

Your participation will be acknowledged in the final book/website. This is
a great career-building opportunity.

Start/End Dates negligible. Modest stipend.
Please email ann.millspaugh@divsearch.com with your cover letter and

*Primary Responsibilities: *

- Research STEM.
- Daily updates about STEM in the news.
- Attend congressional hearings/events related to STEM.
- Assist planning of book/website launch in the beginning of September.
- Other tasks as needed.

*Core Competencies: *

- Excellent research skills.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Ability to learn quickly and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
- Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel (such as graphs and charts)
- Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
- Strong analytical skills, intuition, creativity, and initiative.
- Acute attention to details.

*Additional Qualifications: *

- Background in STEM, Public Policy, or Political Science.
- Experience using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and/or
- Experience with HTML and/or Flash.


PAID INTERNSHIP: World Learning’s Program Development Unit (PDU)

Internship Period: March 2011 – June 2011

World Learning is a global not-for-profit organization with educational and
international development operations in more than 75 countries. Through its
international education programs, World Learning fosters global
citizen-activism by connecting over 100,000 participants across geographic,
cultural, political and economic distances and differences. Through its
International Development & Exchange Programs (IDEP), World Learning
undertakes community-driven international development, training, and
exchange projects in 20 countries. For more than 75 years, World Learning
has built a deep and diverse array of effective offerings and services that
transform individual lives and strengthen the capacity of communities and
institutions to address pressing global needs.

As a support arm to the IDEP sector teams, the Program Development Unit
(PDU) is responsible for coordinating all aspects of program and proposal
development, including, identifying and tracking bidding opportunities;
facilitating the bid/no bid decision; coordinating the proposal response
process; and recruiting potential project staff.

World Learning’s PDU has an immediate opening for a Program Development
Intern. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates interested in knowing
more about the international development arena, including learning how to
put together a project proposal and gaining familiarity with the fields’ key
players. World Learning will work with the successful candidate to receive
academic credits if desired.

The Program Development Intern should have an interest in international
development assistance and be ready to help support and expand World
Learning’s portfolio. This includes helping World Learning development team
members on pro-active and responsive development initiatives and proposals,
supporting the sharing of knowledge and lessons learned across the
organization, and attending various meetings in D.C. on development-related
issues. The Program Development Intern reports to the Manager of the Program
Development Unit.

• Contribute to research, writing, editing, creation of graphics and other
tasks as assigned for proposal development;
• Assist in the identification and tracking of program and proposal
development opportunities;
• Attend and participate in program and proposal development strategy
• As assigned, attend off-site conferences and meetings on
development-related issues and report findings to PDU team members and, as
requested, a larger World Learning audience;
• Other tasks as assigned.

• Interest in working in the international development arena or in business
• Highly organized, attention to detail, and ability to juggle multiple
• Good communication, editing and writing skills;
• Bachelor’s degree (or ongoing course work) in international development,
communications, business, or related field;
• Willingness to engage in both substantive and administrative tasks;
• Proficiency with MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint;
• Ability to take initiative and work independently as well as within a
• Previous experience working or living overseas in a developing country
and/or second language skills a plus.

Please note that this is a paid internship. Work days and hours are
negotiable, however, the intern is expected to work approximately 20
hours/week at World Learning’s Washington, DC office.

Applicants should send their resume and a cover letter indicating their
relevant skills, experience and motivation to work with the Program
Development Unit. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Completed
applications should be sent by email to
michael.ginsberg@worldlearning.orgwith following subject line: “PDU

*Michael Ginsberg
**World Learning
**1015 15th Street
**Washington, DC 20005
**Phone: 202-464-6640*


Want to learn media relations and Internet communication from the very best? Join our team for a spring internship and learn national media strategy, strengthen your writing style, learn how a PR agency works and work with seasoned pros to provide clients with excellent service and materials. This opportunity is not limited to communications or journalism students – enthusiasts of political science, philosophy and/or economics who are interested in the interplay between media and society are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in online communications (blogging, using Facebook and Twitter and other online tools, writing for the web, etc), this is a great opportunity.

Desired skills/qualifications:
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc)
- Previous experience with Adobe products (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc)
- Experience with blogging platforms (Wordpress highly desired)
- GREAT writing skills -- you may be asked to write blog posts, media advisories, contribute to memos and reports, etc.
- Desire to work with progressive non-profits/NGOs

This internship is unpaid. Schedule extremely flexible -- we ask for a commitment of at least 15 hours per week, for the rest of the spring semester (through May), although this can change depending on how long you are looking to intern. (In other words, this could easily extend into the summer.)

Email cover letter, resume and a writing sample (no more than two pages) to Jonathan Soohoo, jonathan@turnerstrategies.com. No phone calls, please.

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