The Advocacy & Fundraising Intern will work with the Communications and Advocacy Associate to develop and execute a creative advocacy and fundraising strategy for the Spring of 2022. Opportunities for learning include tracking advocacy actions and building a responsive strategy, drafting audience emails, generating engaging petitions, and researching prospective donors. This intern will coordinate messaging with the Digital Communications Intern to create regular fundraising related content. This intern will also be asked to keep up to date on political news at the state and national level to assist the organization in releasing timely and relevant responses to the general audience as well as to donors. Depending on the interests of this individual, opportunities to draft press releases, create grant reports, and build advocacy-related toolkits & videos may also arise.
All interns must be self-motivated to work at their own pace to complete weekly projects. Interns will meet one-on-one with the Communications and Advocacy Associate once a week and will meet as a full team once a week for the duration of the internship. Regular communication via email and slack expected. The Advocacy & Fundraising intern will also liaise with the Managing Director to help provide research on funding and resources for c4 work.
Quality candidates will have:
Interns must be able to commit 10-15 hours a week. Internship dates are flexible and selections will be made on a rolling basis, but applicants are encouraged to apply by August 22nd for Fall positions; January 21st for Spring positions; and May 1st for Summer positions.