Education Campaign Organizing Intern

The 215 People’s Alliance is currently seeking a Campaign Intern for the Fall 2016 semester. 215 People’s Alliance (215PA) is a multiracial collaborative dedicated to fighting for equity and justice in Philadelphia at the ballot box, and in the streets. We are parents and neighbors, teachers and students, union members and block captains, cab drivers and cashiers working to unite a broad sector of Philadelphians to make meaningful change.

In 2016-17, 215PA is undertaking an education campaign to fight for local control of our schools. Through this campaign we aim to build a new membership base focused on the future of our schools and our city. This position is based in Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities:

While we are flexible on hours and timing, we would ideally like an intern to be able to commit at least 10 hours per week.

 The intern will:

  • Assist campaign organizer and field organizers with implementation of field
  •  organizing strategy;
  • Work with field organizers on data management and strategy;
  • Engage in grassroots outreach around the campaign including phone calls and
  •  doorknocking;
  • Prepare materials for the campaign such as fact sheets;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Skills and Experience:

  • Passion for social justice work, particularly for education justice;
  • Minimum 10 hours per week commitment;
  • Strong online, technological and typing abilities;
  • Ability to learn how to use a database quickly;
  • Ability to be self-motivated, hardworking, take direction and feedback well;
  • Strong written and verbal skills;
  • Ability to work in environment that is fast-paced, diverse and community-driven.

We will work with you to make this internship fit for work study credit. This internship is unpaid but may be used for course credit where applicable. 

To apply:

Send resume and email with why you are interested in the position to Arielle Klagsbrun at arielle@215PA.org.

 

 

 

Digital Organizing Intern

The 215 People’s Alliance is currently seeking a Digital Organizing Intern for the Fall 2016 semester. 215 People’s Alliance (215PA) is a multiracial collaborative dedicated to fighting for equity and justice in Philadelphia at the ballot box, and in the streets. We are parents and neighbors, teachers and students, union members and block captains, cab drivers and cashiers working to unite a broad sector of Philadelphians to make meaningful change.

In 2016-17, 215PA is undertaking an education campaign to fight for local control of our schools. Through this campaign we aim to build a new membership base focused on the future of our schools and our city. This position is based in Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities:

While we are flexible on hours and timing, we would ideally like an intern to be able to commit at least 10 hours per week.

The intern will:

  • Assist campaign organizer and field organizers with implementation of digital
  •  organizing strategy;
  • Prepare eblasts, petitions and other digital tools to engage the base and
  •  move people to action on the campaign;
  • Work to manage social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  •  for the campaign;
  • Prepare press releases and talking points for getting message out to mainstream
  •  and print media;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with social media accounts;
  • Preferred experience with outreach to press;
  • Passion for social justice work, particularly for education justice;
  • Minimum 10 hours per week commitment;
  • Strong written and verbal skills;
  • Strong online, technological and typing abilities;
  • Ability to be self-motivated, hardworking, take direction and feedback well;
  • Ability to work in environment that is fast-paced, diverse and community-driven.

We will work with you to make this internship fit for work study credit. This internship is unpaid but may be used for course credit where applicable. 

To apply:

Send resume and email with why you are interested in the position to Arielle Klagsbrun at arielle@215pa.com