Political Internship

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Freethought Equality Fund
1777 T Street NW
Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Freethought Equality Fund will provide nontheist Americans the opportunity to make their voice heard in the political process by supporting candidates who identify as humanist, atheist, agnostic, and who share our goals of protecting the separation of church and state and defending the civil liberties of secular Americans.

The Freethought Equality Fund is seeking a full or part time Intern to assist with campaign activities for the upcoming 2014 Election cycle (minimum of 20-40 hours per week). Internships are unpaid; however you will develop a better understanding of how a progressive, national nonprofit organization works, while gaining exposure to campaign-style politics on a national level.

Responsibilities

•Track federal, state, and local races across the country
•Maintain our databases and update candidate files
•Research potential donors and coordinate local fundraising events
•Recruit grassroots volunteers from affiliated state chapters and groups
•Phone banking and voter outreach
•Candidate and opposition research
•Manage social media accounts and website content

Requirements

•Candidates must be a current college student or a recent graduate majoring in Political Science, Communications, Government, or Public Policy; and have some experience in a campaign or political environment.
•Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
•Candidates must also have strong verbal communication, writing, and computer skills.

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