Friends of Ken Trujillo is looking for interns to work on the 2015 Philadelphia mayoral campaign. Join our team of dedicated campaign staff looking to elect a mayor who will put the needs of Philadelphians first again. Interns should be flexible to work across departments as needed. Interns should be ready to start between January 15 and February 1. The internship will last through May 20. This is an unpaid internship. Those in need of college credits for internships are encouraged to apply.

Communications intern duties include:

  • Updating clips and maintaining press lists
  • Helping staff press events
  • Assist with writing, editing and distributing communications materials

Digital intern duties include:

  • Updating and maintaining databases
  • Drafting and loading content
  • Helping implement digital campaigns

Finance intern duties include:

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

Field intern duties include:

  • Recruit and manage volunteers
  • Plan and staff volunteer events
  • Phonebanking, canvassing, and data entry

Political intern duties include:

  • Research community organizations, groups, and events
  • Assist with outreach to elected officials and community leaders
  • Provide support during events

Required & Desired Skills include:                                                              

  • Organized, quick learner, with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and creatively problem-solve
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team player
  • Attention to detail and timing as well as excellence in execution
  • 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 with the following information to apply:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter indicating why you want to help elect Philadelphia’s next mayor and why you would be a good addition to our team.
  3. Indicate whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time internship.
  4. Please rank your preferences Political, Finance, Field, Communications, Digital.

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