Political Internship Positions Available

Jim Kenney’s mayoral campaign is hiring interns for the 2015 Philadelphia mayoral

campaign. Applicants should be ready to start as soon as possible, with the internship

lasting through May 20, 2015. This is an unpaid internship. Those in need of college

credits for internships are strongly encouraged to apply.

Available internship positions and job duties are as follows:

Organizing Fellowship

  • Enhance Grassroots Organizing skills
  • Plan and staff volunteer events
  • Learn to use VAN database
  • Phonebanking, canvassing and data entry

Communications Internship

  • Update press clips and maintain press contact lists
  • Assist with writing, editing and distributing communications materials
  • Help staff press events

Finance Internship

  • Maintain and update donor database
  • Assist in the planning/execution of fundraising events
  • Research prospective donors


Required & Desired Skills include:

  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and creatively problem-solve
  • Attention to detail and timing as well as excellence in execution
  • Organized, quick learner, with a can-do attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • Proven organizational and research skills
  • Commitment to honesty and integrity
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment
  • Previous campaign experience welcome but not required
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel and Google Docs
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment


How To Apply:

Email: info@kenney2015.com with the following information to apply:

1. Resume

2. Indicate whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time internship.

3. Please rank your preferences Field, Communications, and Finance.

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