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Large, high profile government relations and public affairs firm seeks a highly-organized, energetic and detail-oriented individual for the position of Executive Assistant to the CEO. Candidate must be able to manage and complete multiple challenging tasks on a regular basis. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing the CEO and Managing Principal’s schedule, arranging travel, providing administrative support and project coordination, and performing daily tasks as assigned. Executive Assistant will work with a team to strategically manage the CEO’s time and interaction with clients and firm principals.
Strong written and oral communication skills, an exacting attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, sense of humor, and flexible hours are a must. Candidates must have excellent MS Office applications and at least one to two years of experience in a congressional office or lobbying firm. Bachelor’s degree required.
Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted for consideration. Equal opportunity employer.
Apr 15 11:45AM -0700 ^
Are you highly organized, outgoing, team oriented, have communication
experience and are interested in working in a fast-paced political
We have an immediate opening for Communications Director to join one
of the Bay Area’s most exciting political campaigns – the race for San
Francisco Mayor. This race promises to offer you excellent experience
with a major player in this November's election.
Job responsibilities include:
• Developing and maintaining comprehensive communications plan
• Working with candidate/consulting staff to develop and hone
messages and manage outreach to traditional and new media outlets
• Integrating online and new media strategies into overall
• Developing relationships with bloggers, print reporters,
columnists, and editorial staff;
• Organizing frequent news conferences, media briefings
• Executing rapid response for breaking news stories;
• Coordinating regular updates to key political allies, donors, and
• Creating and maintaining excellent systems for tracking and
reporting media placement and contacts;
• Setting communications goals and tracking and reporting on
Candidates should possess a track record of success working with new
and traditional media, and experience with political campaigns.
The position offers entrepreneurial challenges with considerable
opportunities for professional growth and to contribute meaningfully
to a highly contested, high-profile race for San Francisco Mayor. The
successful candidate will bring the following skills and attributes to
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
skills, including attention to detail;
• Strong track record working with new and traditional media;
• Goal-orientation and willingness to hold self and others
• Political campaign and new media or journalism experience;
• Ability to work quickly and cooperatively under pressure;
• A team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to
drive and motivate others.
Candidates for this position should have substantial relevant
professional experience, including communications experience. A
commitment through November is required.
Salary & Benefits
Salary for this position is commensurate with the successful
candidate’s relevant professional experience. We do offer a
healthcare benefits package .
San Francisco, CA
Send cover letter, writing samples and resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Communications Director
candidate, YOUR NAME” in the subject line. Applications will be
considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Topic: Canvass Director with Live Green, Come Help us Grow the Green Economy! - Washington, DC
Apr 15 03:21PM -0700 ^
Live Green’s mission is to shift business and consumer behavior toward
sustainability through practical, affordable actions that make an impact. By
connecting our thousands of supporters with high-quality green businesses,
we are growing a grassroots consumer movement to make green living the norm,
rather than the exception in DC! We are currently hiring an Assistant
Canvass Director, who will help us coordinate our outreach efforts and grow
- Recruit, hire, and manage a team of 20-40 canvassers
- Network within the local green community to find the best places to
- Track productivity, manage logistics and manage budget
- Strong interpersonal communication skills and work ethic
- Passion for green issues
- Previous canvassing/fundraising experience preferred
Send a resume and cover letter to Justin at email@example.com.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis. We are looking to hire
someone to start ASAP.
The position is available in Washington, DC.
Topic: Grassroots Field Staff - Tennessee Democratic Party
Apr 15 12:01PM -0700 ^
The Tennessee Democratic Party is currently looking for enthusiastic,
politically interested individuals for our grassroots field program.
Waiting for 2012 to roll around isn't going to work. If we're going to
see gains in the 2012 election, we need to get busy! We need to ramp
our organizing and outreach efforts. We need to challenge more
Democrats in Tennessee to take an active roll in their Democratic
organizations. We need to boost voter participation. This is why we
are working to hire a new team of field staff as soon as possible.
We are currently looking to fill full-time and part-time field canvass
and field manager staff positions. Advanced leadership opportunities
will be available to individuals showing dedication, inspiration, and
responsibility. You’ll build rapport with targeted voters, sharpen
your communication skills, and inspire Democrats in Tennessee. Working
directly for the Tennessee Democratic Party provides an opportunity to
get familiarized with state politics and get exposed to many facets of
election work within a state party. Pay varies depending upon
responsibilities, performance, and schedules, but typically staff will
earn somewhere between $313.00 and $625.00 per week.
To learn more about the Tennessee Democratic Party, please visit our
website at www.tndp.org
Interested applicants should call 615.866.1311 and email their resumes
*Green Jobs Position at CASA de Maryland*
A Stipend Volunteer is sought for CASA de Maryland through the Chesapeake Bay
Trust’s Chesapeake Conservation Corps
CASA de Maryland is excited to participate in the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s new
Chesapeake Conservation Corps, in which an opportunity exists for a
stipended Volunteer to spend a one-year term of service working on green job
and energy saving initiatives for low-income immigrants. The volunteer will
be part of a dynamic, multi-lingual and mutli-cultural team at CASA de
Maryland, the state’s largest service and advocacy organization, with more
than 8,000 members, 120 employees working at seven sites throughout
Maryland. The Volunteer will spend one year at CASA de Maryland, and
participate in activities with the full Corps. The position can be based
at a CASA center in Baltimore, Langley Park, Silver Spring or Wheaton.
The purpose of the Corps is 1) to enable stipend volunteers to work with
host organizations and communities throughout Maryland to implement
on-the-ground restoration and energy conservation projects, and 2) to
provide leadership and training opportunities for young adults pursuing
environmental and conservation careers.
*Description of Activities*
· Research local employers with an interest in green techniques,
focusing on the landscaping, residential and commercial construction
· Investigate green certifications and present recommendations on how
CASA members can obtain these certifications.
· Mediate between workers and employers to ensure green practices:
e.g. to eliminate-waste, recycling, reducing toxic hazards.
· Explore and present recommendations on retrofitting and
weatherization and how CASA members can be better prepared for these jobs.
· Work with the CASA Member Services program to identify and connect
CASA members with weatherization and retrofitting programs to improve the
energy efficiency in members' apartments and homes.
· Collaborate with CASA partner Prince George’s Community College to
incorporate green techniques into existing vocational trainings, such as
· Teach modules on green techniques in above-mentioned trainings.
· Create and provide educational sessions on green techniques.
· Provide support as needed to employment and vocational training
· Volunteers must be able to speak, at least at a conversational
level, both English and Spanish.
*How to Apply*
Interested applicants should apply directly through the Chesapeake Bay Trust
by following instructions at www.cbtrust.org/chesapeakeconservationcorps;
however, please contact us and send us your application materials at
firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is May 20, 2011. Volunteers
will be matched by the end of June. The one-year service term begins on
August 29, 2011.
HOT HOT Topic
Be passionate about the cause!!
Progressive non-profit in hyper-growth dedicated to one of the hottest
issues in Congress today is interviewing immediately for an Executive
Assistant to start in a temporary to hire opportunity. Provide
Executive Assistant support to the Director by maintaining calendars,
scheduling travel, meeting and conference scheduling, planning, and
following up on projects such as publications, staff development,
outreach, and Board of Director meetings. Gain valuable experience to
the inner workings of a non-profit organization. Degree plus with two
years of administrative assistant experience is a must, preferably
with a progressive, cause oriented non-profit. Must thrive in a busy
environment and be open to OT. Growth opportunities abound! To $16
per hour; once direct hire salary up to 50K.
Please send resumes to email@example.com refer to job
"We Know the People Who Want to Know You!"
Topic: NOI is hiring a Data Training Coordinator!
Apr 15 07:29AM -0700 ^
NOI is hiring a Data Training Coordinator. Please forward to friends
and family in the progressive movement! If you have any questions, or
need more information, please let me know!
All my best, JW
Job Title: Data Training Coordinator Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: April 29th, 2011
Position Summary: The New Organizing Institute (NOI) is seeking a
full-time Data Training Coordinator to develop beginner, intermediate,
and advanced level curriculum, recruit and prepare trainers, implement
creative outreach and participant recruitment strategies, and work
directly with partner organizations to shape the training program.
The ideal candidate for this position has managed data for electoral
or issue campaigns and successfully trained organizers, directors, and
stand-alone data managers to use data and technology.
NOI is a progressive organization that builds capacity and
sophistication in the progressive movement in the areas of technology
and new media, especially as they relate to organizing. NOI offers
numerous trainings for progressive practitioners, engages in data
research, and coordinates with a wide range of progressive partners to
leverage common interests in the improvement of technology options in
• Successfully train over 400 beginner, intermediate, and advanced
level practitioners in 2011 to use data and technology to change the
• Manage all training logistics, from the initial application and
recruitment efforts to the final participant send-off
• Work with existing contacts, partner organizations, and industry
experts to develop new training curriculum, participant guides, and
• “Train the Trainers” by helping expert trainers to clearly
articulate and convey complex curriculum to participants
• Additional responsibilities as needed
• Commitment to progressive technology, training, and excellence
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Significant experience working with electoral or issue campaign data
• Demonstrated technical abilities (VAN, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Familiarity with Catalist data and tools, Access, GIS, MySQL, and
• Steadfast leadership and a high level of patience are required
Apply: This is a full time, salaried position, which includes
healthcare. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Qualified
applicants should submit a resume and cover letter no later than April
29th, 2011 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please use the subject “Data Training Coordinator Application”.
Topic: Exciting Political Campaign Work - Hoboken, NJ
Apr 15 12:53AM -0400 ^
Exciting Political Campaign Work - Hoboken, NJ
Join our team! Reform minded Hoboken City Council candidates are seeking
part time field staff to assist with their campaign outreach. Staff will
have the opportunity to work in an exciting and fast paced atmosphere, for
candidates who are committed to bringing positive reform to Hoboken. The
campaigns are hiring for these positions immediately.
Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, and outgoing.
Applicants must be comfortable talking directly to voters about the
Applicants must be responsible, hard working, and enjoy being part of a
Previous campaign experience is a plus, but is not required.
Staff will work 4 hour shifts, mostly in the evenings and on weekends.
The campaign will work with your schedule, enabling you to work as few or
many shifts as you are able each week.
Staff will be speaking directly with voters through canvassing and phone
Staff will be expected to deliver the message of the candidates and record
data on responses.
Please send resumes to :
Finance Director - New England Democratic Senate Candidate
Apr 14 04:35PM -0700 ^
A New England Democratic Senate Candidate is seeking applicants for
Finance Director to run an aggressive fundraising operation for the
2012 Senate cycle.
• Work with the Candidate, Campaign Manager, and Executive Director to
create and execute a winning fundraising plan for the election.
Establish quarterly, monthly, and weekly fundraising goals and outline
how they will be reached.
• Manage member call time & other activities to hit finance targets &
• Manage follow up on all correspondence and pledges.
• Make fundraising calls to donors in addition to candidate call time.
• Build on existing donor database by identifying and recruiting new
• Plan and execute fundraising events.
• Oversee compliance and prepare disclosure reports in cooperation
with bookkeeper and treasurer.
• Eventually supervise & train Finance Assistant in donor research,
event planning, & other support activities.
• Recruit and supervise interns/volunteers to assist with data entry
and other tasks.
• Support other campaign operations as necessary.
• Bachelor’s degree minimum.
• Previous statewide or congressional campaign finance experience.
• Knowledge of NGP and other finance software.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Creativity, initiative, and able to function as part of a team.
Pay and benefits are commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Summer Political Fundraising Internship- Unpaid
Apr 15 11:43AM -0700 ^
A nationally known Democratic campaign fundraising and consulting firm
is seeking an intern for the summer. The Angerholzer Team, formerly
Sutter’s Mill Fundraising & Strategy, represents both incumbent
Members of Congress and Congressional Candidates across the country.
Over the last few months, we've been expanding our client base and are
looking for someone to help out with just about everything.
If you're interested in politics, campaigns, finance, public
relations, event planning, or even election law, this is the place for
you. As an intern, you'll become personally acquainted with Members of
Congress and their respective staffs, in addition to various lobbyists
and consultants around the DC area. Furthermore, you'll be expected to
assist our team with every aspect of the planning and execution of
fundraising events, while also becoming familiar with commonly-used
Our office is a small and very tight-knit group. Interns will enjoy a
full transportation stipend as well as a flexible work schedule that
accommodates your summer class or work schedule. Upon evaluation, you
may become eligible for full time employment.
Although the 2012 election season has just begun, this is a very
exciting time to be working in our office. Interns will not only gain
great insight into general political campaigning, but also have
opportunities to focus on the specifics of individual campaigns and
races. Ultimately, your time at The Angerholzer Team will allow you to
cultivate an impressive set of skills that will no doubt prove
beneficial as you move forward in your professional life.
If you are interested in the position, please email your resume to
alden@A-TeamDC.com by Friday, April 20th. If you have any other
questions regarding the position, do not hesitate to ask. Thank you,
and have a wonderful day!
Corporate Accountability International is a membership organization
that protects people by waging and winning campaigns challenging
irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions around the world.
Through bold campaigns and a commitment to win, Corporate
Accountability International and its members have scored major
victories that protect people and save lives. For over 30 years, we’ve
forced corporations—like Nestlé, General Electric and Philip Morris/
Altria—to stop irresponsible and dangerous actions. You may be the
right person for an exciting internship with Corporate Accountability
We are looking for passionate individuals for internships in various
units for the summer:
Marketing and Communications Internship
Research Internship - Boston or Washington, DC Location
Development and Membership Outreach Internship
For descriptions and more info, please visit www.stopcorporateabuse.org/jobs
Apply soon -- interviews are happening now!
Corporate Accountability International
Topic: Please post the below internship opportunity
Apr 15 08:37AM -0700 ^
The Dewey Square Group, a leading Democratic public affairs firm, is
looking for an intern for its Grassroots practice in the Washington,
The Dewey Square Group’s Grassroots practice works with non-profit
organizations, trade associations, and companies to build support for
their issues, products, technologies and brands at the local, state
and federal level. Interns will work closely with associates and
principals to gain valuable work experience. Interns will work 30
hours a week and should be able to begin work immediately.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Our late spring
internship will last through the end of June 2011, with the
possibility of extension.
Work will include:
-writing and research
-special event support
-monitoring legislative hearings and other events
Qualified candidates will be:
-an undergraduate student or recent graduate with a 3.0 G.P.A. minimum
-a skilled writer and experienced researcher
-interested in Democratic politics and issues
-a hard-worker eager for new challenges and projects
-able to take the initiative
-positive with a good sense of humor
Please send us your resumes at email@example.com