Political Organizing Internship

Political Organizing Intern

 

The Political Organizing Internship provides the opportunity to get involved from the ground up as we launch our Remove Walker 2014 campaign.

 

Location: United Wisconsin’s downtown Madison office – 131 West Wilson Street, Suite 303

 

Responsibilities:

  • Track information about bills and budget items signed into law by Governor Walker
  • Monitor and track communication from the Governor’s office
  • Monitor and track media stories about the Governor
  • Develop fact sheets and talking points
  • Develop brochures/handouts
  • Implement grassroots action and recruit volunteers, attendees, etc.
  • Develop a weekly on-line newsletter to engage volunteers and activists early in the campaign
  • Develop campaign materials
  • Plan visibility events and other activities
  • Implement on-line campaigns via social media tools

 

Required Skills:

  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Outgoing and able to work with a diverse group of people
  • Motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience working with volunteers preferred, but not required
  • Research experience preferred, but not required

 

Learning Opportunities:

  • Political research skills
  • Grassroots organizing skills
  • Political communications skills
  • Campaign development skills
  • Utilizing NGP database – used by many Democratic and progressive campaigns and organizations
  • Utilizing VAN (Voter Access Network) – Primary voter contact and organizing database used by Democratic candidates and progressive organizations

 

Hours:

15-20 hours/week; Could do up to 30 hours if desired or needed to meet credit requirements

 

Unpaid but willing to design internship to meet school requirements if seeking college credit

 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and email/phone contact information for at least 2 references to Lisa@unitedwisconsin.com.

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