Political Fundraiser Intern

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New Chicago LLC
730 N. Franklin
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

New Chicago Consulting LLC is a full-service consulting firm specializing in public affairs, political consulting, and fundraising. Many of our clients come to us to ensure a winning, comprehensive strategy for their campaign. Clients include city, state and national candidates as well as issue advocacy groups, and both large and small businesses. Your participation in this internship opportunity will help ensure successful campaigns for a variety of clients. Although the work can be demanding, this experience will be both insightful and encouraging through your course of study as you travel down your career path. Our interns will be doing hands on work and are an integral and invaluable part of our team. We are looking for individuals from a wide array of backgrounds to bring a unique perspective to the client services.

Our Internship Program seeks qualified candidates who are willing to be a part of the team. Interns will have a unique opportunity to work with the New Chicago Consulting staff as well as clients, donors, and community groups. The program is for dedicated individuals who have a strong interest in the multi-faceted political and public affairs realm. Interns will gain insight into the inner workings of strategic communications, campaigns, and fundraising and will assist various duties in their day-to-day operations. This is an opportunity to work directly with senior staff members and gain valuable experience for your own career aspirations. We ask that interns make specific commitments in either a part-time program of at least 20 hours per week or a full-time program of 40 hours per week through the summer with opportunities to continue into the fall.

Responsibilities

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Zach Martin.
zach@newchicagollc.com
730 N Franklin, Ste. 404
Chicago IL, 60654

Requirements

Interns must share our passion and enthusiasm to strategic and hands on services to our clients. We are looking for self motivated, energetic leaders. In the fast-paced environment of a political or public affairs campaign, it is essential that all Interns conduct themselves in a professional, mature manner. Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

• A passion for politics or public affairs
• Strong organizational skills
• Independent initiative on projects
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• General knowledge of basic computer programs (Microsoft Office)
• Willingness to lead grassroots activities (phone banking, canvassing, and speaking at local events)
• Ability to take direction while working independently
• Respect for deadlines and punctuality
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment
• Attention to detail

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