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Moderate Blue Dog Member seeks disciplined, assertive, organized self-starter to serve as Scheduler/Executive Assistant in Washington, D.C. office. Duties include managing Member’s daily schedule in Washington and District, reviewing and scheduling invitations, coordinating travel arrangements, and keeping Member on schedule throughout day. The position requires exceptional organization skills, strong written and verbal communication abilities, savvy political instincts, attention to detail, multitasking abilities, prioritization skills, and poise. The position requires the ability to work long and irregular hours in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be driven, self-motivated, meticulous and responsible. Previous scheduling experience, Texas ties,Spanish skills and possession of a vehicle are advantages, but are not required. Please send resume and cover letter to TX.Job.Opening@gmail.com.
POSTING DATE: July 27, 2011
CLOSING DATE: August 22, 2011
POSITION: Director of Operations
DEPARTMENT: Association of State Democratic Chairs (ASDC)
LOCATION: Washington, DC
CONTACT: Ann Fishman, Executive Director, ASDC
Resumes should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
· Respond to requests from ASDC members, state party staff, and other Democratic Party Committees.
· Organize and write the weekly newsletter to Association members.
· Assist in organizing and implementing Association meetings and training sessions.
· Write talking points and speeches for ASDC President.
· Staff the ASDC President at ASDC, DNC and other meetings as needed.
· Oversee record keeping of annual dues.
· Maintain financial and operational databases.
· Perform other duties as assigned by the President of the ASDC and Executive Director.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
· Knowledge of computers and technology, including working proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft operating system.
· Excellent writing and communication skills.
· Organized and extremely detail-oriented.
· Able to work well with others.
· Interest in politics is a must.
· Must have at least an undergraduate degree.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DNC is an equal opportunity employer and it our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
DIRECTOR OF ONE ARIZONA
501(c)(3) CIVIC ENGAGEMENT TABLE
JOB OPENING: A unique opportunity to lay the foundation for a permanent coordinated roundtable in Arizona with organizations committed to a creating a measurable impact through civic engagement and issue organizing in Latino communities.
One Arizona’s Mission: One Arizona is a 501(c)(3) Civic Engagement Table dedicated to building the political power necessary to ensure that decision makers in our community reflect the values of the table’s member organizations. Our aim is to engage Arizona Latinos in the democratic process, develop new leadership from within these constituencies, and establish a long-term model and infrastructure to increase voter participation and civic involvement. This goal will be achieved primarily through coordination of nonprofits focused on civic participation for the 2011 municipal elections in Phoenix and Tucson and the 2012 federal and statewide elections.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure proper acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship of donors, cultivate new donors;
Participate in developing campaign materials, statements, and brochures;
Identify, cultivate, and maintain working relationships and serve as liaison to allies, unions, foundations, corporations, and individual donors;
Support the preparation of program projects, programs, strategic planning, goal evaluation, and reports;
Write reports for table members and funders on table activities and initiatives;
Identify and recruit new table partners from missing or underrepresented constituency organizations; and
Oversee public relations and communications programs of One Arizona.
Coordinate, facilitate, and participate in the design and execution of One Arizona’s voter engagement, civic participation, and issue advocacy campaigns;
Work individually with each table member to identify the member’s potential contribution to table and desired outcomes from their participation in table work;
Coordinate and facilitate table meetings;
Communicate progress, successes and challenges to members and funders;
Communicate regularly with Alliance for Justice and the We Are America Alliance Legal Team to ensure compliance with all c-3 laws;
Act as liaison to national groups and networks; and
Oversee data tracking for voter engagement efforts.
Strengthen partner groups' civic participation capabilities; arrange for trainings and tools (including, for example, voter file utilization, targeting and research) to support the tables' collaborative civic participation activities.
Knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques
Excellent organizational skills and excellent communication (written and oral) skills
Cultural competence and the ability to communicate effectively with people representing diverse interests, styles and backgrounds
Marketing and presentation skills
Project management skills
Ability to interact and maintain relationships with influential partners and individuals
Ability to adapt and respond to various situations
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
Ability to travel strategically and obtain results
Experience in setting and achieving goals in major civic engagement campaigns
Ability to adhere to budgets and reporting requirements.
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point. Experience in utilizing VAN or other online voter file tools (online networking and collaborative tools a plus)
Spanish verbal communication skills a plus, although not required for this position
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Term: ASAP through November 15, 2012
Reports to: One Arizona Steering Committee
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience plus full benefits.
Send résumé, cover letter, salary requirements and the names and contact information of three references to email@example.com.
Greetings, below is an entry-level position with RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network) — the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. This is a full-time position based in Washington, D.C. Ideal candidate is tech AND communications savvy.
Multimedia and Online Coordinator @ RAINN
The Multimedia and Online Coordinator will manage the organization’s
online outreach; including websites and online and social media
outreach efforts. The Multimedia and Online Coordinator will report
directly to the VP of Communications. Position located in Washington,
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Develop and manage social media strategy to keep organization at
the forefront of field across social media platforms.
* Manage visibility and consistency of organization brand across
all web platforms and executions internally and externally.
* Draft and implement fresh and relevant content for the
organization website and social media platforms such as: Facebook,
Twitter, and other relevant social media platforms.
* Recommend and implement edits, rewrites, format changes, etc.,
that may be necessary for website and multimedia components.
* Develop original concepts for banners, fliers, brochures, and
other materials for production.
* Write and produce RAINN’s monthly newsletter and distribute to
email marketing list.
* Coordinate RAINN's national education and outreach program on
university and high school campuses.
* Support communications strategies, promotions schedule, and
production of materials.
* Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
* Bachelor's Degree
* Excellent grasp of the evolving media environment and changing
landscape of non-profit communications and social marketing.
* Proficiency in Dreamweaver, Salesforce, Vertical Response,
Constant Contact, Drupal, HTML, and Transmit.
* Experience with SEM and SEO campaigns and analytics (i.e.,
* Experience with online marketing campaign management.
* Exceptional written communication skills and high attention to
* Must be able to multi-task and manage immediate, short term and
long term projects simultaneously. Ability to set priorities and meet
* Willingness to be available to respond to after-hours as needed.
* Aggressive, creative and innovative spirit with a deep
understanding of online communications.
* Strong personal initiative, team player, self-starter, mature,
personable, and sense of humor.
HOW TO APPLY:
Email (preferred, with “Online Coordinator” in the subject line of the
email) the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
-Resume and cover letter
-2 writing or multimedia design/outreach samples
Finance Director - New England Congressional Campaign
Congressional Campaign seeks Finance Director to manage an aggressive fundraising operation for a Massachusetts Member of Congress. The finance director is responsible for the development and execution of the campaign fundraising plan, organizing all events, identifying and recruiting new donors, directing social media program, and managing the campaign website. The ideal candidate will have extensive fundraising experience, Massachusetts ties and is diligent, hard working, incredibly organized as well as have experience with NGP software and a positive outlook. This person must be able to work full-time through the 2012 election cycle. Salary commensurate with experience.
To apply please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-17) is currently accepting applications for full-time and part-time unpaid fall internships in the Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities include greeting guests, answering phones, sorting mail and leading constituents on Capitol tours. Interested candidates should enjoy working with the public and be excited to learn about the legislative process in a fast paced environment. Ohio ties are preferred but not a requirement. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) seeks part or full-time interns beginning after August 1. Applicants should be enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Spanish language skills a plus.
Please fax a resume and a cover letter to 202-225-3073 (no walk-ins or calls, please).
McBee Strategic Consulting Internship- Washington, DC [Paid]
McBee Strategic, a cutting edge consulting firm in Washington, DC seeks a motivated, hard-working full-time interns to perform a variety of tasks during the Fall Semester. The Intern would work with associate and executive level staff monitoring hearings, drafting memos, and tracking legislation on a variety of issues: transportation, defense, energy, or financial services. Those with a Political Science and/or Business background are encouraged to apply. Capitol Hill experience and knowledge of the policy process is a plus. For these tasks, the intern will be paid a competitive monthly stipend of $1,500.00/month.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Kristin Mollet at email@example.com (no phone calls, please!).
Please indicate your desired issue area (as mentioned above) in the subject of your email line, e.g.: “Internship Application – Transportation” or “Internship Application – Defense.” Thanks!
Internships at EMILY’s List
Gain valuable political experience and help elect pro-choice Democratic women up and down the ticket! EMILY’s List is a grassroots political network working to elect pro-choice Democratic women candidates to higher office. In the 2009-2010 cycle, EMILY’s List raised more than $38.5 million to support its mission of recruiting and supporting women candidates, helping them build strong campaigns, and mobilizing women voters to turn out and vote. With a community of more than 900,000 members across the country, EMILY’s List is one of the largest political action committees in the nation. Since its founding in 1985, EMILY’s List has worked to elect 84 pro-choice Democratic women to the U.S. House, 16 to the U.S. Senate, nine governors, and hundreds of women to the state legislatures, state constitutional offices, and other key local offices. Interns are given the opportunity to do substantive work, while gaining in-depth experience in the political sector.
EMILY's List offers full- and part-time internships in the following departments:
· Major Gifts
· Information Technology
· New Media
· WOMEN VOTE!
Because of the crucial role interns play in our organization, we ask that applicants have excellent written and oral communication skills. Good judgment and an ability to maintain confidentiality are also a must.
Visit http://emilyslist.org/who/jobs/ to apply for a Fall 2011 internship. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling schedule; the last day to apply is August 15, 2011. All internships are located in Washington, D.C.
At Bulldog Finance Group, the Fall Fundraising Internship responsibilities will include:
Research: Using well-developed internet research skills to conduct thorough queries in small time frames.
Writing: Preparing succinct memos, summaries, and reports for BFG staff and clients.
Phone Communications: Fielding company calls, assisting BFG staff with donor outreach.
Administrative Tasks: Maintaining BFG staff schedules, contact lists, and providing occasional assistance with book keeping.
Requirements: Demonstrated research and writing skills, ability to manage multiple priorities at once without sacrificing attention to detail, proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, and experience exercising discretion.
Please email 1 page resumes and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS!
AJC Office of Government and International Affairs
Department of National and Legislative Affairs, Washington, DC
Legislative Fellowship – The American Jewish Committee's (AJC) Office of Government and International Affairs (OGIA) is actively engaged in international diplomacy and public policy advocacy, managing relations between AJC and foreign governments, Congress and the Administration, as well as interacting with a range of civic, religious, ethnic and human rights groups in Washington, DC. Within its National and Legislative Affairs Department, AJC advocates on behalf of the American Jewish community on issues such as promoting the U.S.-Israel relationship, safeguarding religious liberty, advocating for immigration reform, and reducing American dependence on foreign energy sources.
AJC is seeking a fellow to provide support to the National and Legislative Affairs staff. We are looking for a recent graduate orgraduate student with a background in congressional affairs, foreign relations, immigration, environmental or energy policy, political science and/or a related field. Applicantsmust have excellent research, writing and editing skills. Attention to detail is critical.
Responsibilities include tracking legislation, composing letters to Members of Congress on AJC policy concerns, writing policy memos, attending meetings on Capitol Hill to promote AJC priorities, and participating in advocacy planning sessions with coalition partners from diverse religious, ethnic and public-policy organizations. Policy research may focus on immigration, civil and religious liberties, energy and the environment, international human rights, and foreign affairs.
A minimum commitment of 15 hours/week for at least 15 weeks is required. Start date is as soon as possible.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample to email@example.com
Experience Capitol Hill with a Political Fundraising Internship!
Political Development Group, LLC, a Democratic fundraising firm on Capitol Hill, seeks Fall interns from August – December (dates flexible). We provide political consulting services and raise money for Democratic incumbents and candidates for the House of Representatives. Our clients include Members in positions of House Democratic leadership, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
We will be organizing new events and laying the groundwork for our clients’ success. Intern projects include donor research, event planning, administrative duties and working directly with the staffs of various top campaigns.
You will learn about campaign fundraising, be exposed to the workings of Capitol Hill, and provided with great networking opportunities. This unpaid internship requires a minimum of 3 days a week and provides a great hands-on learning experience with good professional exposure. You will be provided with Metro fare reimbursement. Political experience a plus but not required.
To apply, please email a resume and two references to Sally Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Please call(202) 479-2527 with any questions. Position open until filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Progressive Strategies L.L.C., a progressive political consulting firm headed by Mike Lux, is looking for well-qualified, passionate fall interns. Our current and past clients include leading progressive organizations such as Daily Kos, Democracy Alliance, Health Care for America Now and USAction.
Our interns are an integral part of every project we work on and will have the opportunity to gain extensive experience in media outreach, including building online campaigns, work in the blogosphere, coalition-building issue research and analysis, progressive infrastructure building, and fundraising. We make sure our interns are exposed to the inner workings of advocacy projects and campaigns.
Applicants must be active and interested in progressive politics. Good candidates will be detail-oriented and driven to get things done. Hours are flexible and dress is casual. While we do not have paid internships, we do take you to fantastic lunches and can offer course credit. Our office is located in downtown D.C. and is extremely close to all the major Metro and bus lines. Please send your résumé and cover letter with dates of availability to Alesa Mackool via email@example.com. No phone calls, please.