Political/Communications/Development/Program Internship

Offered By: 
Annie's List
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$100/wk
Job Description: 
Annie’s List is a political action committee whose vision is to achieve equality for women by changing the face of power in Texas. We do this by recruiting, training, supporting and electing pro-choice women who are dedicated to advancing the self-determination, health, safety and financial security of Texas women and their families. Annie's List promotes a progressive agenda that: Protects access to a full range of sexual and reproductive health care for all women. Provides affordable and accessible health care for all Texas families. Advances the inclusion and protection of marginalized and disenfranchised Texans in all aspects of public life. Creates equitable economic opportunities, wages and working conditions for women. Prevents violence against women and children and assists survivors. Supports high quality and accessible public education for all children, pre-K through college. Annie’s List offers paid positions for young leaders enrolled in college through our internship program. Each semester we interview and hire four to six college students who are interested in the political process and creating better government to work with our team. Our interns have gone on to attend Annie’s List Campaign School, work on campaigns of our endorsed candidates around the state, join the Annie’s List staff, and hold key positions in the Texas Capitol. Strong candidates have a demonstrated commitment to Annie’s List mission and values, relevant work experience, strong writing skills, comfort using google platforms and the energy/flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment. All Annie’s List interns work to support our mission through one of our four departments: programs, communications, development and political. Programs Department: learn how to plan and deliver meaningful support to candidates and their staff. - Help identify strategic training locations and local partners - Assist in recruiting attendees for candidate trainings - Plan event logistics and contribute to delivery and evaluation of trainings - Help with tasks for other departments as needed Communications Intern: learn how to build a political brand, develop engaging content and support fundraising and events. - Assist in tracking press relevant to Annie’s List candidates and issues - Monitor media for Annie’s List media mentions - Research and draft copy for social media content, emails, press releases and website -Help with tasks for other departments as needed Development Intern: learn how to research, engage and thank political donors in support of your mission. - Support fundraising event preparation and delivery - Conduct donor research and update database and spreadsheets - Prepare mailings and solicitations - Help with tasks for other departments as needed Political Intern: learn how to research for political races and give candidates the support they need to win. - Reach out to potential supporters for Annie’s List candidates - Learn software pertinent to progressive campaigns (NGP & VAN) - Conduct political research - Help with tasks for other departments as needed Executive Intern: learn what it takes to lead the most effective political organization in Texas - Write - Conduct research for events the Executive Director is - Help with tasks for other departments as needed Interns will not only get a sense of what it takes to elect women in Texas, but also have the option to participate in career development opportunities, such as resume/cover letter writing workshops, networking workshops, and panels tailored to the current interns' interests. To apply, please email a one page resume and cover letter in PDF format explaining your interest in Annie’s List and your preferred department to Ana Harris at ana@annieslist.com by Friday, November 8 by 11:59 PM CST. We encourage all majors and all years to apply, but are particularly interested in rising Juniors and Seniors. Interns receive a stipend for the spring. This job posting is not intended to be all inclusive. Annie’s List reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Annie’s List is committed to diversity among staff and recognizes that continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Annie’s List is an equal opportunity employer and it is standard policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity, physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Annie’s List will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and such conduct is strictly prohibited.
Application Instructions: 
To apply, please email a one page resume and cover letter in PDF format explaining your interest in Annie’s List and your preferred department to Ana Harris at ana@annieslist.com.
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
ana@annieslist.com
Type of Internship: 
Advocacy - State
Posted By: 
Ana Harris
Expiration Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2019