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Communications Director

Senior California Democratic Member seeks a Communications Director to handle all media matters. Duties include long-term planning, working with local and national reporters, producers, and bookers, as well as conducting proactive media outreach, managing online communications, overseeing an active social media, and creating press releases, op-eds, speeches and multimedia. The position requires understanding of message development, a close partnership with legislative and district staff, and the ability to work well in a team environment. The position also requires excellent organizational skills, ability to work well under pressure, remarkable attention to detail, positive attitude, and good judgment. Interest in technology issues is a plus. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to . NO CALLS OR DROP BYS PLEASE.

California Progressive Democrat seeks LA responsible for broad range
of foreign affairs issues with focus on Global Peace and National
Security issues. Duties include developing and implementing
legislative strategy, outreach and collaboration with local and
national organizations, preparation of briefing materials and written
remarks. Candidate must have strong writing and speechwriting skills,
be effective working independently across issue areas and on short
deadlines. Not an entry-level position. Previous foreign policy and
Hill experience strongly preferred. Budget and appropriations
experience valued. Please email cover letter and resume to No calls or drop-ins please.


*Job Title:* National Relationship Manager

Interested in resetting the tone of politics in this country? We are looking
for top talent to help build and grow a new non-partisan movement: No

Organized around a single and simple idea, this movement encourages leaders
to "put the labels aside" in an effort to seek common sense solutions to our
nation's problems. Applicants must be willing to work long (campaign style)
hours in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for top talent to serve
as a field organizer.

*Duties and Responsibilities:*

* Developing and maintaining a relationship with citizen leaders and local
party officials

* Meeting daily contact goals to grow the movement as issued by the Field

* Working with Field Director and volunteers to organize on the district,
state, and national level

* Assisting with the campaign’s political and fiscal outreach

*Position Requirements:*

* Capable of working well with a variety of personalities and leadership

* Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and committed to excellence

* Highly organized and professional demeanor

* Resourcefulness and fortitude

* Outgoing and excellent oral communication skills

* Flexibility and ability to work in a fast paced work environment

* Minimum preferred education – Bachelors Degree

* Political experience preferred

* A team player

*Email resumes to:*

_____________________________________________ is looking for an experienced online organizer in
DC to take its online presence to the next level. The position is
part-time, details below.

You can see a link to the description here:

If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to


Katie Saddlemire

Online Engagement Manager

Location: Washington, DC
Hours and duration: Starting ASAP; part-time, 8-10 hours per week
Reports to: Fission Strategy

About Friends of Quinn: provides a space for young
adults living with learning disabilities as well as their friends and
family to connect with others, share their experiences and find
support and resources for people living with LD. The organization was
founded by Quinn Bradlee, a successful filmmaker and author with VCFS
and dyslexia.

Position Overview:
Friends of Quinn is looking for an experienced and personable Online
Organizer to help us take its online presence to the next level.
You’ll work directly with Friends of Quinn founder Quinn Bradlee and a
senior manager at Fission Strategy to help develop and implement a
strategy to grow the audience and foster engagement on and on social media platforms. A successful
candidate will have impeccable communication and organizational
skills, experience working with people with learning disabilities, and
experience training people to become online organizers.

What you'll be doing:

* Coordinating with a Senior Strategist at Fission Strategy to
develop an execution strategy and project manage its implementation
* Creating a work plan for Quinn, including breaking ideas and
projects into tasks and timelines
* Providing hands-on one to one supervision of Quinn, including
coaching, and implementation support
* Editing and creating content for the Friends of Quinn site and
social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter

A candidate must:

* Have experience writing and editing content for the web
* Be completely at ease with technology including various web
publishing platforms, basic HTML, and image manipulation
* Have a thorough understand of what goes into developing and
implementing outreach strategies across web and social media platform,
including Twitter and Facebook
* Have excellent organizational skills and the proven ability to
create long and short term strategies
* Have experience training people to be online organizers or use
platforms on the web
* Have a laid-back and patient personality, but also be
disciplined and good at providing structure
* Have an eye for detail, and the ability to effectively manage
projects to completion
* Have the ability to work with people in-person and remotely
* Experience working with people with learning disabilities a plus

The final candidate will be hired and managed by Fission Strategy.
Salary commensurate with experience. Please send your resume along
with a cover letter detailing your qualifications to


Apr 17 06:17PM -0700 ^

Good Jobs, Better Baltimore is seeking aspiring activists to join the
front lines of our fight for economic justice. Good Jobs, Better
Baltimore is the place for progressive-minded citizens who want to
help make Baltimore a better place for everyone.

The Tea Party has done a great job organizing supporters, but the
progressive labor movement can do better; it's simply a matter of
mobilizing and activating people! We need enthusiastic and passionate
communicators who can push the issues that matter most to Baltimore.
It’s time to come together and stand up for a fair economy---one that
works for everyday people and not just the corporate elite.

Job Responsibilities:
Field Representatives work directly with the citizens of Baltimore by
knocking on doors and talking to them about the issues that matter
most, and empowering them to become part of the movement toward a
better Baltimore.

All applicants must be 18 years of age or older, possess strong
communication skills and a real commitment to social and economic

$12/hour to make a difference and have fun while doing it!

Must be willing and able to work between the hours of 1:30 p.m. and
8:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.

Please submit a resume and cover letter describing why you are
passionate about the issues we fight for.


Job Posting

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)
seeks a hard-working, highly-skilled, talented, and committed
individual to serve as the Program Associate (Civic Engagement
Program) to coordinate projects related to community organizing, civic
engagement and voter empowerment in its Washington D.C. office.

NAKASEC is a dynamic grassroots-based organization founded in 1994 by
local community centers to project a progressive voice and promote the
full participation of Korean Americans within the social justice
movement. NAKASEC has offices in Los Angeles and Washington, DC.
NAKASEC has affiliates in Los Angeles (The Korean Resource Center) and
in Chicago (The Korean American Resource & Cultural Center) and works
in partnership with local community based organizations across the
nation. Major program areas: Civic Engagement (Redistricting,
Elections and Census), Civil Rights (LGBTQ, Hate Crimes, Language
Access, Voting Rights), Financial Empowerment, Immigrant Rights
(Immigration Reform, Immigrant Integration, and Enforcement), Youth
Organizing, and Technical Assistance.

Major Responsibilities

Coordinate a national, non-partisan civic engagement campaign
including voter education and research as well as supporting local
efforts in voter mobilization and assistance.
Advocate for policies and measures to protect voting rights and
increase access and participation of minority, new, minority, and
Limited English Proficient voters.
Represent NAKASEC at constituent and coalition partner meetings,
events, and conferences. Develop and maintain strong relationships
with key national and local groups.
Oversee and manage the NAKASEC internship program including
recruiting, training and creating a network.
Develop learning projects to build youth leadership and awareness.
Develop core curriculum on grassroots organizing, movement building
and the Korean American/Asian American & Pacific Islander progressive
community for training purposes.
Work with executive director to develop the NAKASEC organizational
membership program. Strengthen and systematize NAKASEC volunteer
Speak on behalf of NAKASEC at conferences and events. Help coordinate
relevant media activities.
Provide ongoing technical assistance and program support to NAKASEC
affiliates and partners.
Work with NAKASEC staff as a team to create a strategic plan for
developing new programs and building organizational capacity that will
advance the organization’s mission and objectives.
Produce and maintain relevant work & grant reports and other documentation.


Bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years experience working on Korean
American, Asian American & Pacific Islander, or immigrant civic
engagement initiatives. Excellent writing, editing, and oral
communication skills. Strong research and analytical capacity. Ability
to work independently, meet deadlines, think creatively, and
prioritize multiple tasks. Ability to work collaboratively in
local-national partnerships or with multi-ethnic or multi-sector
communities. Some experience in working with ethnic and/or mainstream
media desirable. Experience in community organizing and electoral
campaigns an asset. This position requires occasional travel and
ability to work some weekends.

NAKASEC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and
full health, dental, and vision insurance.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary
history and requirement to Yeon-Ok Suh, NAKASEC, 1628 16th Street,
Suite 306, Washington D.C. 20009 or via email at
For more information, please visit our website at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage women and
minorities to apply.

Closing date: April 29, 2011

The NAACP announces that the Southeastern Region, Region 5, has been
added to the Regional Field Directors to be hired. The RFD provides
support for, and direction to, NAACP state conferences, branches and
youth & college divisions. She/he will provide support in the form of
trainings, leadership development, advocacy for regional units within
the larger NAACP family, as well as supporting region-wide member
needs. Mobilize NAACP units, members, people of color and allies
within the region to engage in grassroots and legislative organizing
and civic participation on targeted campaigns.

Reporting to the National Field Director, RFD will: Coordinate and/or
conduct Executive Leadership Training Work to increase youth activism
and engagement within the State Youth & College divisions Provide
advice and counsel to unit leadership on effective operations, NAACP
goals and policies. Implement advocacy and civic participation
campaigns on key issues, and establish alliances to integrate non-
members into NAACP campaigns, with measurable accountability
standards. Coordinate the efforts of regional, multi-state Field
Organizers who may be hired to work on specific campaigns. Support the
work of NAACP departments in their engagement with the region,
including: Assist Membership Division with organizing strategies
implemented by state and local units.

Problem-solving with NAACP Constituent Services at the Regional level.
Provide National Field Director with monthly and quarterly progress
reports for strategic goals and organizing/advocacy activity of state
and local units, and other related duties as assigned by the National
FD. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from an
accredited college or university. At least five years of management
experience, preferably in a non-profit organization. Extensive
experience directing large, complex organizing campaigns. Experience
in membership-building and recruitment. Experience in setting and
achieving measurable targets, managing teams, and coordinating between
multiple stakeholders. Ability to handle multiple priority projects
and meet established timelines and reporting requirements. Ability to
communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to
execute strategic goals and work effectively with state and local

Excellent analytical, presentation and leadership skills. Ability to
travel extensively. Please send resume and a short cover letter,
including for which Region (below) you are applying, and at least 3
professional references to to apply. Please
include "NAACP Regional FD” in the subject line. NAACP hopes to fill
RFD positions by early June.

Region 1: West Coast (CA, WA, OR, ID, NV, UT, AZ, HI, AK)
Region 2: Northeast (ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, NJ, PA, NY, DE)
Region 5: Southeastern (AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, MS, TN)
Region 6: Southern (TX, OK, NM, AR, LA)
Region 7: Mid-Atlantic (MD, DC, VA)


A nationally known Democratic campaign fundraising and consulting
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
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
you. As an intern, you'll become personally acquainted with Members
Congress and their respective staffs, in addition to various
and consultants around the DC area. Furthermore, you'll be expected
assist our team with every aspect of the planning and execution of
fundraising events, while also becoming familiar with commonly-used
campaign software.

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
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 by Friday, April 22nd. If you have any other
questions regarding the position, do not hesitate to ask. Thank you,
and have a wonderful day!

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