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Impact Intern - Spring 2019

Fall 2018

Reports to: Community Manager

Overview: The Community Team focuses on our #1 organizational goal - getting more members to complete our campaigns and come back for more. This Fall, we’re focused on getting young people registered to vote. We’re running special activations, supporting their on the ground events, and running online drives all with the simple goal of getting young people registered to vote. Pretty dope, right?

This intern will be required to work 12 hours per week from September 10-December 14. This position is paid $13/hour.

For more information on our internship program including dates and compensation, please visit our internships page.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Support young people running voter registration drives both online and offline with a special focus on making sure they are getting as many people registered to vote as possible.
  • Regularly track the efficacy of activations and special initiatives, with close attention to detail at every step
  • Communicate daily with our members, troubleshoot any issues, and keep them engaged
  • Brainstorm/research ways we can gamify different types of our campaigns into competitions and find ways that you can motivate young people at scale to get people registered to vote
  • Support the Community Team with member outreach, community management, and other special projects

What you’ll learn:

  • How to run major initiatives on a very large scale (5.5 million+ members)
  • The most effective ways to communicate and engage groups of young people
  • How to work efficiently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

What we are looking for:

  • Deep understanding of millennials and how to talk to them
  • Someone who understands and loves competition
  • Aptitude and desire to learn technical skills quickly and execute them cleanly
  • Ability to effectively manage their time and work with excellent attention to detail
  • Excitement around thinking outside of the box and has an interest in solving tough problems in a fun, creative way
  • A joy to work with - you begin each day with a positive, open mind

Applying:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter.
  • Your cover letter should demonstrate how you uniquely rally folks to action and keep them engaged - where in your past have you been a great motivator? Additionally, make sure you highlight any work you’ve done around voter registration! Oh yeah - and no more than 800 words. Let’s make it a quick read on a phone :)

 

Please, no calls.

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