Internship – Democracy Campaigns

Website The Hub Project

Internship – Democracy Campaigns

Reports to: Intern Manager
Location: Washington, D.C. (The Hub has returned to the office 3 days a week as of April 2022, and interns can expect to work from the office at least 3 days a week at that time.)
Internship dates: Start on January 18, 2023 – Last day is April 13, 2023
Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt
Salary: $20/hour not to exceed 40 hours/week

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort comprised of a growing team of communications, research, operations, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.

Position Summary: The Hub is accepting applications for a Democracy Campaigns Intern to support the Campaigns department in the execution of advocacy campaigns national and state-based campaigns focused on educating the public about structural democracy reforms. Our campaigns leverage a mix of grassroots organizing, paid media, and earned media tactics to advance the goals of the Hub and its allies. This is a paid position.
As a Democracy Campaigns Intern, you’ll:
Assist with storyteller recruitment and outreach
Assist with planning and execution of events
Help communicate our work to key partners
Conduct basic research on the media and political landscape to advance The Hub’s day-to-day campaigns
Assist in drafting policy reports, campaign plans, and/or digital content for The Hub’s various campaigns.
Assist with weekly media monitoring, including print, broadcast, and online coverage
Track and report on the progress of The Hub’s various campaigns
Proofreading final deliverables prior to public releasePerform other duties as assigned
About you:
You have a demonstrated interest in progressive causes
You’re an effective multitasker with excellent writing and communication skills
You’re extremely organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
You’re proactive with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
You’re a skilled writer with the ability to modify messages and tone to move particular audiences
You center equity and justice in your professional life
You are passionate about issues related to social justice
You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
You’ve got a sense of humor, entrepreneurialism, and an openness to evolving responsibilitiesYou have experience drafting social media content, graphic design and video editing.
COVID-19 Safety Considerations and Vaccination Policy
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, The Hub requires that any employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees are expected to report to work in person; all individuals entering the Hub offices will be asked to produce vaccination documentation for entrance to the premises. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at [email protected]

How to apply
To begin the application process, click “Apply For This Job.” 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.

New Venture Fund Careers
The Hub 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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.lever.co.