Spring Associates with Stipend: NYC Political Consulting Firm

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BrownMillerGroup
125 Maiden Lane
New York, NY
Posted: February 16 2017
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

BrownMillerGroup is seeking Spring Associates in our New York City office beginning in mid January through the Spring semester.

BrownMillerGroup specializes in developing direct voter contact strategies that integrate field, paid communications, and earned media to build the campaign’s relationship with voters, engage them in the political process, and empower them to effect change in their community. We marry time-tested organizing tactics with innovative strategies and cutting-edge technology to win elections.

We seek associates that are passionate about electoral politics, and would like to pursue a career in elections. Current students or recent graduates are welcome, and will receive well rounded background in how to run winning campaigns.

Associates will provide support for the firm’s partners to find, pitch, and sign new political clients across the country as well as help manage field, communications, and digital programs for our clients.

Women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

BMG Spring Associates receive a stipend that covers food and travel on a per diem basis. We can also work with your academic institution to arrange academic credit. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can make a full time commitment.

To apply:
Send resume and cover letter, including your weekly availability, start and end dates to Info@BrownMillerGroup.com subject line: Spring Associates

Responsibilities

Election and district research
Candidate research
Database management
Drafting campaign plans
Research, write, and implement field and GOTV plans including canvassing, training volunteers, and managing phone banks
Draft press releases and email blasts
Build fundraising lists and assist in candidate call time
Support the BMG team in research projects

Requirements

A passion for politics and elections
Creative thinkers who are goal-oriented and able to function well in a collaborative environment
Excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong written and oral communications skills
Well-organized, detail-oriented, numbers-driven, and self-managing
Proficiency with office programs including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Proficiency with campaign database systems including VAN and NGP is a plus
Foreign language very helpful

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