We are looking for a smart, creative, and enthusiastic full-time intern to work with our Communications & Network team. In addition to supporting the organization’s outreach, network, and branding strategies, our work includes enhancing the influence of our grantees and program-related efforts among target audiences.
Interns are an integral part of our team and work on a variety of tasks critical to our communications strategy. Our Spring 2020 Intern will have the opportunity to:
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
Deep passion for strengthening American democracy
Candidates must be a college graduate or graduate student with an interest in, and knowledge of, the intersection of public policy, national politics, and journalism/media
Work full time (35-40 hours per week)
Enthusiastic, thirsty to learn, proactive, willing to try new things, and eager for feedback
Proficient proofreader, exceptional attention to detail
Excellent organizational, project planning, and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with others in a collaborative, team environment
Professional in verbal and written communications, able to exercise good judgment
Willingness to work with leaders, advocates, and media from across the political spectrum
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (less than 1000 words). Please submit writing sample in the same PDF as resume. 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.