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Food & Water Watch
3000 S. Robertson Blvd. Suite 255
Los Angeles, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Full-time, Paid

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Description

a leading consumer advocacy organization that runs dynamic, cutting edge campaigns that challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources, empower people to take action and transform the public consciousness about what we eat and drink. Since 2005, we have won significant victories to protect our food and water. Our work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other major media outlets

Interns will have the benefit of learning critical research, grassroots organizing and advocacy skills from experienced staff. Internships are available in our collegial office environment during any of the following terms.

Responsibilities

* Building strategic coalitions with religious groups, labor groups, elected officials, citizen activists, businesses and students
* Coordinating campaign events to engage citizens and pressure targets
* Represent Food & Water Watch and recruit new activists at community meetings, festivals, and other events
* Assisting in media outreach to educate millions of people
* Producing printed and online materials such as action alerts, newsletters, and activist guides
* Researching emerging issues to move campaigns forward
* Bottom-lining at least one element of the campaign
* Maintain strong records of work and assist with database development
* Hold regular office hours and participate in weekly meetings with Organizing staff

Requirements

Strong interest in Food & Water Watch issues and commitment to social change. Strong verbal and written communication and time management skills. Desire to develop campaign organizing skills. Internships are typically a minimum of 10 weeks; full-time and part-time opportunities available.

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