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Posted: September 19 2016
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DescriptionProgressVA is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. All year round, ProgressVA works to engage citizens from across the commonwealth around issues of immediate state or local concern. Our mission is to provide a strong, credible voice in advancing progressive solutions to critical community problems. But we don't do that on our own - we work as a communications team for the entire progressive community.
We are looking for a communications and fundraising intern to join our team for 10-20 hours per week. This person will work with the Program Director on everything from fundraising to communications to digital work as needed. You must have an interest in Virginia politics and the issues we work on including gun violence prevention, student debt, women's health, ethics and transparency, and economic justice.
This internship will run through the end of the year, but has the potential to last through the May if the right applicant is interested in that.
Everyone who works for Progress Virginia works from home with occasional travel across Virginia. You must have a strong and reliable internet connection and a driver's license to be considered for the position.
ResponsibilitiesDuties will include:
Donor research and prospecting
Assisting with call time and other fundraising activities
Updating press lists
Collecting Press Clips
Drafting press releases, blog posts, emails, and social media content
Joining Progress Virginia staff at events across the commonwealth when necessary
Other duties as assigned
RequirementsQualified candidates will:
Have excellent writing skills
Be organized and detail-oriented
Be disciplined enough to work from home
Have a strong and reliable internet connection
Have an interest in progress issues and Virginia politics
Be ready to learn and adopt creative strategies to get the job done
SkillsRequired - Writing, Google Drive
Preferred - Fundraising, Communicaitons