Political Affairs Internship

Save to Favorites

The Borgen Project

BorgenProjectLogi

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

Key Responsibilities:

- Must be available Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

- 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.

1545 More opportunities with The Borgen Project

10 Reviews

About The Borgen Project

Location:

The Borgen Project 4818 14th Ave NW, Suite 7, Seattle, WA 98107, US

Mission Statement

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.

Description

From CNN to The Huffington Post, the world is talking about the innovative movement that is downsizing global poverty. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. The national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1301 Columbia College DrColumbia, SC 29203

(34.04607,-81.03299)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Speaking
  • Fundraising
  • Networking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 months, 14 hours/week

Report this opportunity