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Bonamici for Congress Internships

The Bonamici for Congress campaign is currently seeking hard-working, passionate interns to help support our communications, administrative, field and fundraising efforts during the 2014 General Election season.

Descripton:

This is a great way to support Congresswoman Bonamici, meet like-minded people, and gain campaign, political, and fundraising experience. No political or campaign experience is required and there is no shortage of work to be done! Our ideal candidates are ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work on whatever comes their way. This position requires a minimum commitment of 8 hours per week for 3 months. This position is unpaid. If you are a high school or college student, we are happy to work with you and your school to arrange for academic credit.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The specific roles and responsibilities are flexible, depending upon the interests and experience of the individual, as well as the immediate needs of the campaign, and may include any or all of the following:

Supporting donor research and prospecting efforts Recruiting volunteers Maintaining donor and volunteer database Assisting with both traditional and social media projects Staffing campaign events Assisting with select administrative duties *Coordinating field projects and outreach

Qualifications:

Willing to work hard and excited to learn Attention to detail and ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously Strong written and verbal communication skills Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with databases a plus Commitment to progressive political causes and candidates Access to laptop and vehicle a plus

To Apply:

Send your resume and a paragraph outlining your interest in the campaign to Lauren Swanson at lauren@bonamiciforcongress.com

Bonamici for Congress values diversity and seeks interns and volunteers from diverse backgrounds. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply for any available position.

As a volunteer or intern, we expect you to help foster a spirt of non-discrimination. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any person based on gender, sexual orientation, disability or impairment, age, race, creed, color, nationality, ethnic or national origin, HIV status, marital status, religion or belief or any other biases.