Newton Democratic Party Summer 2018 Internship Announced
Organization: Newton Democratic Party
Description: The City of Newton is a Democratic stronghold in Massachusetts. Currently, competitive races are underway that are NDP priorities including MA Governor and other executive offices and US Senate. Interns will be an integral part of the NDP’s plan to elect Democrats to these positions. Interns will assist with the following important campaign activities:
Field Coordination including coordinating volunteers, voter contact activities, NDP data management, headquarters and campaign infrastructure. Run canvassing and phone banking activities to support Democratic candidates for statewide offices.
Educational goal: learn about campaign field operations.
Political Research and Communications Coordination including conduct issues and opposition research into opponents of Democratic candidates at the state and national level, create content for NDP electronic communications and social media and help write press releases and other announcements.
Educational goal: learn about political research and communications.
Campaign Finance Coordination including assisting with NDP fundraising activities including developing targeted political donor lists, donor outreach strategies, fundraising events. Assist with campaign finance reporting.
Educational goal: learn about political fundraising and campaign finance reporting.
Time commitment-Summer 2018: Interns are required to commit to at least 10 hours per week for a minimum of six weeks. Specific times are flexible. A weekly activity report must be submitted.
Qualifications: This internship is open to students of any academic major, but students of Political Science or Communications are encouraged to apply. Strong commitment to the Democratic Party is required.
How to Apply: Please see the application form on the following page. Copy this form and submit your responses and resume either as a word attachment or in the body of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: June 15, 2018
Contact information: Amy Sangiolo, Newton Democratic Party Vice Chair, email@example.com
About: The purpose of the Newton Democratic Party is to recruit, endorse, assist, and otherwise support Democratic candidates for public office; to build and strengthen the Democratic Party in Newton and beyond; to promote the objectives and interests of the Democratic Party in Newton and beyond; to maintain and encourage interest, registration, and activity in the Democratic Party; and to maintain and expand the influence of the Democratic Party in Newton and beyond.