Feminist Jobs & Internships
|Job Title:||Klagsbrun Fellowship|
|Organization:||Alliance for Justice|
|Region:||DC Metro Region|
|Description:|| Alliance for Justice is offering a ten-month public interest fellowship to a person who has recently completed an undergraduate degree program. The fellow, funded by a grant from the CrossCurrents Foundation, will undertake a variety of research and organizing projects focusing in great part on outreach designed to raise awareness about the importance of the courts.
Role and Responsibilities
? Assist with organizing and implementing a nationwide grassroots and online campaign to distribute AFJ's annual fall documentary film;
? Establish and maintain regular communication with online activists and social networking groups to keep them updated on AFJ activities, as well as relevant activities at the local, state and federal level;
? Assist with the coordinate public education and organizing events -- such as online film screenings, in-person rallies, community forums, public hearings, news conferences, and panel discussions;
? Design and implement creative strategies for recruiting activists to become involved with AFJ;
? Represent the organization to volunteers and speak about AFJ campaigns at local events;
? Development outreach and educational materials (including flyers, web content, discussion guides, and postcards); and
? Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
? Experience in campus, community, union, or political organizing required. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others. Coalition building experience desired;
? A passion for social justice, a demonstrated commitment to civil rights and other constitutional protections and a deep interest in building advocacy communities;
? Demonstrable experience in online social networking and community building required;
? Basic web programming skills and computer savvy a significant plus;
? Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate complex issues to a variety of audiences;
? Undergraduate degree;
? Previous experience working with communities of various cultures. Foreign language skills helpful;
? Team player; and
? Must be available to work some evening and weekend hours. Position may include occasional travel.
AFJ is an equal opportunity employer. All interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, transcript, and list of references to Kellye@AFJ.org or Kellye McIntosh, Alliance for Justice, 11 Dupont Circle NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036. Complete applications should be received by no later than August 15, 2012.
|Phone:||202 822 6070|