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Political Affairs Internship

Posted 2014-06-30
At a Glance –

Company:
The Borgen Project
110 Cherry Street Suite 310
Seattle,

Job Type:
Internship (Part-Time)

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Job Description

This is a part-time 14-hours per week telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to. Must be available Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Projects national conference call.

Key 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.

To Apply: To be considered for the Political Affairs Internship, please email your resume to openings@borgenproject.org.

Hours: Part-Time
Type: Internship

Contact

Borgen Project
8002780747
ops@borgenproject.org

Company Description

The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. Were the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

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