Communications Intern

  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Temporary
  • Telecommute
  • Applications have closed

Website The Hub Project

Reports to: Senior Communications Associate
Location: Washington, D.C.
Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt
Salary: $17/hour not to exceed 40 hours/week

About the internship:
The Hub’s Communications team is currently accepting applications for its Spring 2021 Internship. This is a paid internship at a pay rate of $17/hour. All applicants must be available to take on a full-time internship for a minimum of 40 hours a week. We’re a fast-moving organization  that’s always ready to jump into the next fight, so the right person for the internship is not afraid of taking on new opportunities to move people to action and quickly responding to an ever-changing news cycle.

As an intern for our Communications team, you will:
Write and edit materials, including media advisories, press releases, and opinion pieces
Conduct basic research on the media and political landscape to advance The Hub’s day-to-day campaigns
Track press coverage on developing stories and campaigns
Build and maintain targeted media lists and help pitch stories and events
Perform other duties as assigned.

About you:
You have a demonstrated interest in progressive causes
You’re a skilled writer with the ability to modify messages and tone to move particular audiences
You’re an effective multitasker
You’re extremely organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
You’ve got a sense of humor, entrepreneurialism, and an openness to evolving responsibilities

In addition, it would be a bonus if:
You have experience drafting social media content, press materials, campaign plans, and/or research papers
You have experience working on progressive issue campaigns

How to Apply
This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

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The Hub Education and Engagement Fund is a project of  the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.