Travel Seattle and the surrounding areas; keep our communities informed about the ongoing war on women; work for a well-established social justice organization and toward a purpose greater than yourself.
For this job you must:
Be passionate about a woman's right to choose
Be comfortable in the presence of excited dogs and enjoy being outdoors
Be willing to be very silly in the company of a caring team of social justice workers
Be free 1:30-10 pm Monday-Friday.
We offer both health insurance and dental coverage
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington – Reproductive Freedom Fellow
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is seeking a reproductive freedom fellow with a commitment to reproductive rights and justice to assist with all aspects of our legislative advocacy in the 2015 legislative session. The Reproductive Freedom interns will play a key role in shaping our advocacy messaging strategy.
About NARAL Pro-Choice Washington:
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is a fast-paced advocacy organization whose mission is to develop and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to guarantee every woman the right to make personal decisions regarding the full range of reproductive choices, including preventing unintended pregnancy, bearing healthy children, and choosing legal abortion. We work closely with policymakers, advocates, and our always expanding base of members.
Assist with volunteer recruitment for lobby days, days of action, contacting elected officials and events
Assist at and prepare materials for legislative events
Help publicize legislative priorities and related volunteer activities through flyers, community calendars in newspapers, social media and ally organizations
Assist with recruitment on the UW campus through tabling and attending club meetings (only applicable if UW student)
Assist in maintaining an up to date volunteer and member database
Research and Communications:
Research and compile background materials on priority policy issues
Working with senior staff to fulfill research needs and goals, including assisting in rapid response efforts and for other duties as assigned
Follow news sources to find content for social media
Draft contend for NARAL blog
Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, solid organizational skills and attention to detail, and sound political instincts. He or she must also have the ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, and balance multiple projects at once. Some technical savvy preferred. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about grassroots advocacy in legislative work.
We are looking for individuals who can commit to at least 15 hours per week. The schedule can be flexible, including some evenings and weekends.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship with a $100 per month stipend to offset travel costs. We will work to secure credit for college credit if applicable.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Eileen Pollet at firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Duration: 3 months, or one academic quarter
Hours: Minimum of 3 hours per week, flexible schedule
Using the media to effectively communicate with the public is one of NARAL Pro-Choice Washington’s most important activities. The Communications Intern will assist with all elements of NARAL’s communications work including curating material for social media, maintaining an active online presence, writing press releases, drafting letters to the editor, and drafting content for our blog A Few Choice Words.
Assist with message and content development : help draft action alerts, website copy, blogs, fundraising appeals, and other creative materials
Maintain NARAL social media presence. Schedule posts for Twitter and Facebook daily
Use social media to encourage students to sign the online petition for the Student Reproductive Bill of Rights
Research topics, recruit authors and draft letters to the editor or op-eds to be placed in campus publications
Strong personal commitment to a woman’s right to choose
Social media savvy (i.e.: familiarity with Facebook, Twitter, Wordpress, etc..)
Proficient with Microsoft Office (previous experience with database software a plus)
Previous experience with or study of communications, journalism, or political campaigns a plus
Compensation: This position is unpaid. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will help secure academic credit when applicable.
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, degree of physical ability, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, economic means, or educational status.
Please email a resume and cover letter to Eileen Pollet at email@example.com.