Political Affairs Internship

Company: The Borgen Project

Open: 2017-06-01T00:00:00

Close: 2017-09-01T00:00:00

Status: pt

Description

 The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

Responsibilities

– Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
– Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
– As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
– Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications

– Outstanding writing skills.
– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Apply

Submit resume to:
borgenproject-brgn0785@applications.recruiterbox.com

Contact

The Borgen Project
Phone: 206-305-4753
Website: http://borgenproject.org