Campaign Staffer

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Description

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) is currently seeking a highly motivated, full-time Intern to join her campaign staff. Interns are responsible for both administrative and civic engagement duties. Administrative tasks include assisting the staff assistant with answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, entering data, and drafting correspondence. Civic engagement tasks include performing research, drafting public statements, support for political events and mobilizing the vote. Interns will be taught the inner workings of a fast-paced congressional office: including the differentiation of the branches of government and the national legislative process. There are opportunities to learn about innovative national policies and their impact on local programs and to assist constituents and community organizations of the 9th Congressional District. Also, to have the opportunity to innovate a political campaign strategy.Candidates should be professional and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Ties to California’s 13th Congressional District are a plus but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to blee.campaign@gmail.com

Responsibilities

Administrative support- including data entry, correspondence and telephone reception
Community outreach
Research
Casework assistance

Requirements

Excellent written and oral communication skills
Professional manner
Ability to attend one time orientation session (date to be determined)
Ability to work independently and cooperatively.
Must be at least 17 years of age or one who has had previous internship experience in an office
setting

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