Research and Writing Intern

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Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
 Virtual
Posted: September 29 2016
Company Location: York, PA
Application Deadline: December 20, 2016
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 01/20/17 — 05/19/17 (Flexible)

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Description

Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (PADP) is a grassroots organization dedicated to ending capital punishment in Pennsylvania. We believe that there are safe and fair alternatives to executions. PADP organizes Pennsylvania citizens through direct outreach and community education. By mobilizing a powerful network of individuals and groups, we are implementing a comprehensive strategy designed to put a stop to executions.
For more information about our work, please visit our website at www.padp.org; our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/padp.org and on twitter @padp_org
Interns may work remotely from anywhere in the United States. For remotely located interns, meetings will be conducted via video conference. Both part-time and full-time internships are available.

Responsibilities

Interns will be conducting research and writing in several different media, including: letters to the editor, blog posts, online article comments, social media, instructional material, letters to elected officials and other community leaders.
Interns will be educating, recruiting, organizing and mobilizing PA residents as part of our strategy to end capital punishment in Pennsylvania. Interns will also work collaboratively with organizations including student groups, ACLU, NAACP; Catholic Conference, PA Council of Churches, political organizations and social justice groups. Interns will be sharing information with our target audience, sometimes in formal presentations. This will include writing in several different media, including: letters to the editor, Op-Eds, blog posts, online article comments, social media, instructional material, letters to elected officials and other community leaders. When possible, interns will attend capital trials and write about their observations.

Requirements

Strong writing skills; Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and to work with minimal supervision; Reliability; Must be able to respond quickly to breaking news. Interns must have the ability to condense data into messages that will resonate with specific audiences. When possible, interns will attend capital trials and write about their observations. Persuasion and communication skills must be superior. Successful applicants must be creative and have strong writing skills; Demonstrated ability to manage projects and work with minimal supervision; Reliability; ability to respond to breaking news.

Skills

Required - Writing and Editing, Research

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