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Company/Organization: LaunchProgress


LaunchProgress is looking for a Communications Intern for the Fall 2014 semester. This intern will advance our mission to have more young people in office by sharing and promoting our organization’s work. S/he will gain hands-on opportunity to learn about social media and general communications strategies for a small political start-up non-profit organization including gaining broad exposure to making connections with allied organizations in progressive, youth, and political organization fields. The Communications Intern will also have opportunities to write in their own name with potential for broader publication. This internship will require 10 hours of work per week. The intern can work remotely at home/school, but may be required to attend events in NYC or come into the office from time to time.

• Maintaining LaunchProgress press database, press clips, and press list
• Drafting press releases, blog entries, and other external communications
• Assisting in communications outreach and LaunchProgress events
• Researching social media best practices and carrying out projects to implement new tools
• Other ad-hoc projects, administrative work, and research duties

LaunchProgress is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.


• Previous experience managing social media (Facebook, Twitter including Tumblr and/or Instagram) for an organization, group, club or personal use; 0 – 6 months experience
• Flexible availability especially during work day hours (9am-6pm)
• Reliable, task-oriented, good communication and interpersonal skills
• Independent self-starter and ability to work independently
• Passionate about progressive change
• Prior experience in communications or marketing for political campaigns, nonprofit organizations, start-up organizations a plus




Fall 2014

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This positing will be open until September 30.
Additional Info:
For more information about LaunchProgress, visit http://www.launchprogress.org/ and http://www.launchprogresspac.org or visit our Facebook or Twitter pages.
Communications    Non-profit    Politics    Government  reform 
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