Ted Wheeler for Mayor

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United States

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Political Campaign & Organizing Internship

The Ted Wheeler for Mayor of Portland Campaign is seeking a Campaign  & Organizing Intern for the 2016 election cycle.  The campaign is already underway and we are seeking an intern able to commit 8-10 hours per week until May 17th.

The Campaign & Organizing Intern will help oversee all daily campaign office operations for the Ted Wheeler for Mayor Campaign, including communications, field operations, data management, voter targeting, and finance, and will be a main point of contact during the next four months of this campaign. The Campaign & Organizing  Intern reports directly to the Internship Director, and will have other duties in field and communications as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

●     Supporting Finance Team with fundraising events, call time, data management;

●     Creating and maintaining excellent systems for assisting volunteers and field teams;

●     Facilitating the administrative work (call time, recruiting, deployment) for the Communications, Field, and Finance teams;

●     Working with staff and volunteers to train in campaign skills, and track/report on success;

●     Working directly as a liaison from the Ted Wheeler campaign to campus organizations on outreach, voter communications and field work;

●     Providing campaign services and coordinating campaign activities with allied groups;

●     Aiding with preparation and conducting volunteer trainings for basic and intermediate political campaign skills;

●     Promoting the Ted Wheeler campaign message through social media communications

Minimum Qualifications:

●        Experience in outreach, fundraising, or campaigns with a strong track record of success;

●        Superior time management, planning, organization and communications skills;

●        Detail-oriented and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects;

●        Willing to hold self and others accountable to goals;

●        A team player with a positive attitude that is able to drive and motivate others;

●        Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including frequent evening and weekend work, and ability to travel around Portland;

●        Commitment to help Ted Wheeler become the next Mayor of Portland.

Send resume and cover letter to Nate B-R, Internship & Campus Director, Ted Wheeler for Mayor at intern@tedwheeler.comOur mission is to help Ted become the next mayor of Portland.