Scott Wiener for California State Senate Internship

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Scott Wiener for California State Senate 2016
4035 18th St
San Francisco, CA
Posted: June 30 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Scott Wiener is a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, representing District 8.
As Supervisor, Scott Wiener passed the first in the nation fully paid parental leave law, requirements for solar panels and water recycling in new developments, and tied transportation funding to population growth. He served as Chairman of the San Francisco Democratic Party and is currently an elected member of the Democratic County Central Committee. Supervisor Wiener focuses on issues including public education, transportation, healthcare access, the environment, housing, civil rights, and immigration.

For more information about Scott and his endorsements, please go to his website: http://www.scottwiener.com

Interns will be given the opportunity to take part in a pivotal campaign for California State Senate District 11 which covers all of San Francisco and parts of San Mateo County. Intern activities include but are not limited to canvassing, phone banking, data entry, volunteer recruitment, and researching and attending community events. Interns will get the chance to meet Scott Wiener and other political figures from San Francisco and San Mateo County all the while playing a crucial role in our grassroots campaign.

Hours that an intern works is expected to be at minimum 12 hours per week, with the average being 20, including weekend hours. A regular schedule will be set up for the intern to adhere to. Augmented hours (less than 12) as well as start/end dates will be on a case by case basis.

Responsibilities

Assist Field Staff in day to day operation
Reach out to voters via phonebanks and canvassing events
Research, staff, and attend community events throughout Senate District 11
Social media communication and promotion
Editing and writing scripts to use during voter outreach
Enter and analyze data in Nationbuilder and VAN (no prior experience required)

Requirements

Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral.
Candidates must have a strong work ethic and be able to meet weekly goals for phone calls.
Candidates must be extremely organized, detail oriented, able to be part of a team, and can work in an environment that can sometimes be busy and noisy.
Candidates must show respect towards other interns.
Candidates are expected to be on time for scheduled events.

Skills

Preferred - Cantonese, Spanish, Russian

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