Democracy Fund is seeking highly motivated candidates to support the Public Square Program for the Spring 2020 term. Please note that this is a full-time position (35-40 hours/week expected).
The Public Square Program focuses on vibrant media and citizen engagement by supporting innovations and institutions that help people better understand and participate in the democratic process. We’re looking for candidates with experience in journalism, communications, and/or civic innovation who are passionate about the future of journalism and making our political system more effective. A successful candidate believes that media plays a critical role in the public square, and believes that all communities should have access to the news and information they need to participate fully in our democracy.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please confirm your availability for the fall semester, including ideal start/end dates and hours per week. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to follow up with all applicants. No calls please.
Democracy Fund offers a paid internship program in an inclusive environment that gives students and recent graduates the unique opportunity to make important professional contributions to our work. For the Spring 2020 term, the pay rate is $21/hour for undergraduate interns and $25/hour for graduate level interns. Democracy Fund is committed to a diverse workplace, seeking voices and expertise from people from across the political spectrum. Our board, staff, advisors, and grantees include Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. Democracy Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer, where we encourage candidates of all ages, color, ethnic background, country of origin, race, religion, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply.