Executive Program Assistant Intern

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Work with the Executive Staff to achieve the mission of ending the death penalty in the US and supporting efforts worldwide. Specifically, Executive Program Assistant Intern will provide personal administrative and program support to Executive Director. This is a great opportunity to gain practical experience and to learn more about advocacy.


- conduct research, collect and analyze data to prepare reports and documents
- prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents
- file and retrieve documents and reference materials
- manage and maintain executives' schedules, appointments and travel arrangements
- arrange and co-ordinate meetings and events
- record, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings
- monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications
- answer and manage incoming calls
- receive and interact with incoming visitors

The Executive Program Assistant Intern is expected to maintain stakeholder confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

Applicant should note in his or her cover letter any special interest or experience in issues relevant to the position, including past anti-death penalty or broader criminal justice reform knowledge and experience as well as any direct experience working on capital or criminal justice cases.


We are seeking an energetic and responsible individual who can work approximately 40 hours/week and has a strong interest in social justice and learning how a non-profit runs. The ideal applicant must be currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a 4-year degree or Masters degree program; excellent research and writing skills; attention to detail; knowledge of the legislative process and advocacy campaigns; and advanced knowledge and familiarity with social media tools including Facebook and Twitter.

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