Internship Job Description

Intern with Emerge MA!

If you are enthusiastic about the advancement of women in politics, then this is the internship for you!

Potential Responsibilities:
(These may change based on the organization’s needs and the applicant’s interests)

  • Candidate Recruitment: Contribute to outreach efforts for recruitment by researching potential applicants; assist applicants through the application process; attend events and info sessions on behalf of Emerge
  • Fundraising: Research potential donors and grant opportunities and prepare related materials; assist with event management and coordination of fundraising events; assist with budget planning for the 2019 fiscal program year; assist with call time
  • Communications: Help expand and maintain the online presence of Emerge Massachusetts (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the website); draft emails and create press releases, etc.; design graphics to communicate our message
  • Administration: Acquire and organize materials and files; data entry and database management
  • Alumnae Support: Update and maintain database with latest contact data, election results and alumnae updates; maintain contact with program alumnae
  • Training Implementation: Revise program curriculum materials as needed; scout potential event locations and anticipate logistical needs
  • Community Building: Attend events on behalf of Emerge; research Democratic and other like-minded organizations in order to further collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passionate about the advancement of women in politics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with fundraising, social media, event planning, political organizing, and training is a plus

To Apply:
If you are interested in becoming an intern for Emerge MA, please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter detailing your interest in Emerge Massachusetts, your availability, and start/end dates to us at: contact@emergema.org