The Political Outreach & Engagement Intern will take the lead on developing relationships with candidates on behalf of the organization while developing toolkits and resources, educational content, and profiles of key states for the organization in the upcoming election.
Internship start and end dates are flexible, but will start no earlier than May 9th, 2022 and end no later than August 31st, 2022 with the option to continue in the Fall internship program.
This intern will assist with creating educational materials related to Campaign storytelling, Get Out The Vote (GOTV), and building a volunteer base for the organization. Interns will be asked to research state and national refugee-related campaigns to generate backgrounders, work with leaders to generate resources for community members, and draft action asks for grassroots volunteers and supporters to make measurable change in campaigns of endorsed candidates. Interns 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.
Interns will report to the Communications and Advocacy Manager, meeting virtually, 1:1 on a weekly basis and joining weekly team calls. They will also liaise with the Director Policy and Advocacy to provide research assistance and draft responses to breaking refugee related news as it arises, and they will coordinate with the Digital Communications Intern to generate relevant political content for social media and email campaigns.
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