Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Campaign Organizing Internship|
|Organization:||Corporate Accountability International|
|Description:||Campaign Organizing Internship
Corporate Accountability International is a membership organization that protects people by waging and winning campaigns challenging irresponsible and dangerous corporate actions around the world. Through bold campaigns and a commitment to win, Corporate Accountability International and its members have scored major victories that protect people and save lives. For over 30 years, we've forced corporations - like Nestle, General Electric and Philip Morris/Altria - to stop irresponsible and dangerous actions. You may be the right person for an exciting internship with Corporate Accountability International! This is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International's mission, including our Think Outside the Bottle Campaign, challenging corporate control of water, our Value [the] Meal campaign, challenging corporate abuse of our food and our Campaign Challenging Big Tobacco. The projects will be coupled with training sessions, action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and many other topics.
- Work with the National Organizers and Campaign Directors to organize activists at the local, regional, national or international level;
- Outreach targeted constituencies to get people involved in our Think Outside the Bottle Campaign, our Value [the] Meal campaign, and our Campaign Challenging Big Tobacco to develop Corporate Accountability International's core of activists;
- Recruit activists by organizing and participating in campaign actions and organizing events;
- Respond to requests for information and management of campaign materials;
- Design and layout organizing materials for different constituencies;
- Provide administrative support to National Organizers on short term campaign projects;
- Participate in organizational building activities.
- Demonstrated commitment to corporate accountability and progressive social change;
- Highly effective written and verbal communication skills;
- Organizational skills and the ability to juggle several tasks while meeting deadlines;
- Experience in a high-energy campaign or non-profit setting preferable;
- Commitment to bringing the campaign back to your campus or community.
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: September 10th-December 7th, 2012.
Hours: Minimum commitment of 15-20 hours /week with occasional additional hours for events. Days are flexible depending on student schedule and internship manager needs.
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however, students may receive course credit for their internship.
Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.
Send a letter of interest, three references, and your resume addressed to Michaela Howard at email@example.com. Please indicate in your application materials where you found out about the internship, and which campaign area you are most interested in working on.
Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization.
People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.