Event Intern

internship - part time, paid

Brennan Center For Justice
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 34 Days ago
Brennan Center For Justice
New York, NY
internship - part time, paid
Posted 34 Days ago
Closed

Description

Events Intern Brennan Center for Justice - New York, NY4.5 Part-time$15 an hour Save Skills * Excel * Adobe InDesign * Writing Skills * Microsoft Word * Analysis Skills The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve the systems of democracy and justice in the United States. We work to hold our political institutions and laws accountable to the twin American ideals of democracy and equal justice for all. The Brennan Center's work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from ending mass incarceration to preserving Constitutional protections in the fight against terrorism. Part think tank, part advocacy group, part cutting edge communications hub, we start with rigorous research. We craft innovative policies. And we fight for them in Congress and the states, in the courts, and in the court of public opinion. We are seeking interns to provide administrative and clerical support to staff in our New York office for our Communications Events team. Responsibilities: Interns will assist with general administrative, research and clerical work for the Brennan Center, including filing, photocopying, answering phones, shipping and mailing, coordinating meetings, drafting routine correspondence and covering the reception desk. Additionally, there will be opportunities to attend and observe substantive meetings, events, and conversations on program work. In addition to administrative and reception duties, specific responsibilities for the Communications Events team include: Helping produce public and private events at NYU Law about Brennan Center issues. Note that many events will take place in the early evening so candidates need to be available to attend events. Editorial and administration jobs may include coordinating meetings, drafting scripts, brainstorming guests and moderators, drafting routine correspondence; track publisher lists for new titles in our subject areas; helping with podcast production. Marketing tasks to promote events include helping with strategies and contacts for audience outreach, reaching out to co-sponsors; brainstorming, building and updating outreach lists. Production duties include conducting program research, tracking and organizing event logistics, setting up/wrapping set for events, checking-in guests, managing the line, ushering, etc. Maintaining multi-media tracking lists and archive (audio, video, photos) Recent programs have included: Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me; Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney SDNY; Katy Tur, NBC News Correspondent; CNN's Van Jones; Carol Anderson, author of White Rage; Dahlia Lithwick, Senior Editor and legal correspondent, Slate; Lisa Monaco, former Assistant to President Barack Obama for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; Bill Moyers, President, Schumann Media Center. Qualifications: The ideal candidates are independent self-starters, friendly, cheerful, energetic, punctual, resourceful, positive, detail-oriented and highly organized. Must have a sense of humor! Interns must also have excellent, research, writing, and analytical skills, as well as a passion for our issues. Experience with Windows XP, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word a must. Experience with Eventbrite, Photoshop and InDesign very important. Database experience is very helpful. Must be available to work early evening events and open to evolving responsibilities. This internship is only open to current undergraduate students. Hours: 15-25 hours per week. Pay: $15.00 per hour. Duration: One semester. Start date: Week of Sept 2, 2019 To Apply: Please visit https://brennancenter.applytojob.com/apply/39p2je9dhx/Events-Intern and upload (preferably as pdf) your cover letter, resume, and a list of contact details for three references. No phone calls, please. Application Deadline: August 15, 2019 however, candidates will be considered on a rolling basis and decisions made as soon as appropriate candidates are identified. The Brennan Center for Justice is committed to a workplace based on equal opportunity and a strong belief in the increased effectiveness that comes from a diverse workforce. To this end, Brennan Center Hires staff that reflects this country's full range of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic identities; Creates a workplace where true diversity is fostered and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged; Ensures that all members of the Brennan Center community feel welcome and respected, and have equal opportunities to thrive and advance within the institution; and Is committed to supporting low-income communities and communities of color particularly affected by social inequities. Save

Skills

event management, event planning, adobe photoshop, sponsorship, organization, adobe indesign, private events, campaigns, microsoft excel, marketing, microsoft word, research, writing, microsoft windows, analysis

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