Communications Intern [Press Focus]Part-Time (Up to 15 hours per week) ??Starts September 4, 2018, ends November 30, 2018 ? Competitive Pay ($25 / hr) ? Work from anywhere in the continental U.S.APPLY NOW**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***..org is a community of millions of members working together to create progressive change in America. We take on campaigns to challenge entrenched power and push back against right-wing policies while pursuing economic, racial, and social justice.In the context of the Trump Administration and a strong Resistance movement, ?we?re looking at both fierce fights and big opportunities ahead, including the 2018 elections ? and you could help **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. tell the story of our work.In this role, you will help us compile and track press coverage related to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.?s key campaigns ??from fighting Donald Trump?s dangerous agenda, to pushing Democrats to embrace progressive policies, to supporting a record-breaking level of grassroots mobilization by **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. members nationwide. You will identify compelling content to share with our community and influential members of the media, and assist with our broader media and communications work, including research, drafting materials, and participating as an active member of our communications team.We are determined to make the 2018 elections a turning point, helping Democrats win the House to create a roadblock to Trump & Republicans? ability to advance their toxic agenda, while building the movement for racial, economic, immigrant, and climate justice, and electing new progressive champions who can help lead our country to a better future in races down ballot across the country.As a **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. intern, you?ll never get anyone coffee. Your work will be substantive. We are a small and nimble team so everyone?s work is vital; the work that you do will be an important part of how we elevate **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. members? voices, communicate around our core campaigns, and influence the national political narrative.Here?s what you?ll do:?Follow news coverage related to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.?s campaigns;Assist with compiling and tracking of press and social media coverage of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.?s work;Build and maintain media lists around key campaigns;Assist with press work and create content for distribution to journalists. Content is likely to include press releases, pitches, statements, talking points, messaging, op-eds, video scripts, and other media materials;Be a member of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.?s communications team, contributing to cross-team projects in a variety of ways;Occasionally facilitate and take notes at meetings;Have the opportunity to engage in **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.?s work in other exciting ways, including drafting content for social media, producing blog posts and other editorial content, and supporting key campaigns.Desired skills and experience:?Regular eastern time zone morning availability is desired, but hours are negotiable and flexible;Experience in journalism, media relations, or similar public-facing content production, including with a school paper or organization;Experience with and interest in activism, advocacy, organizing, or politics;Strong writing skills, including precise grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and knowledge of AP style.Reporting to: Director of Media Relations and Communications ManagementLocation: Position may be based anywhere in the Continental United StatesDuration: Hiring immediately; interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. This is a three-month internship with the possibility to extend to six months.Classification, Salary, and Benefits: Part-time (up to 15 hours per week), $25 per hour, and reimbursement of cell phone, internet, and office expenses.To Apply: to submit your application, resume, cover letter, and a writing sample. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews are also taking place on a rolling basis ??so if you?re interested, apply now!**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***..org Civic Action and **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***..org Political Action provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.