Job Title: Organizing Intern (Remote, Part-time) at MoveOn
New York, NY United States
Organizing Intern (Remote, Part-time) at MoveOn
Part-Time (Up to 15 hours/week) • Starts April 1, 2020, Ends November 15, 2020 • Competitive Pay ($25 / hr) • Work from anywhere in the continental US
Apply here: https://grnh.se/d3d1a5301
MoveOn is a diverse and vibrant community of millions of people working together to create progressive change in America. We are an innovative campaigning organization that supports people throughout the country to take action through driving impactful campaigns that influence the behavior of people and institutions, the outcomes of elections, and expand the realities of what’s possible. We organize to challenge entrenched power, while pursuing economic, racial, and social justice and a vision of a country in which everyone can thrive.
MoveOn has a particularly important role to play in the Trump era. We are working to defeat Donald Trump and the GOP in 2020 by building a powerful, multiracial, and economic populist movement that will give voters something to vote for, not just against—and we're also working to defend communities that are on the front lines of Trump and GOP attacks, including immigrants, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and women. In service of that mission, in 2020 and beyond, MoveOn will drive impactful, movement-connected, multichannel, nimble campaigns aimed at impact.
We are looking for a motivated Organizing Intern to support a vibrant online community of MoveOn Mobilizers ready to organize and take action in their communities in service of MoveOn’s election and issue campaigns.
Build and maintain relationships with a small team of volunteer leaders and support them to moderate an online community of MoveOn Mobilizers.
Prep and co-facilitate monthly organizing community calls with the Organizing Community Manager.
Contribute to material creation (such as campaign FAQs, host guides, protest signs, etc.).
Perform light data management to maintain dashboard, analyze metrics, and coordinate volunteer logistics.
A successful candidate will ...
Be interested in learning more about distributed organizing at scale.
Have a strong equity analysis and willingness to have courageous conversations about privilege and oppression with individuals at different stages of learning.
Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Proactively reach out to colleagues and MoveOn members to move the work along.
Be committed to creating and modeling a culture of consistency, accountability, appreciation, joy, responsiveness, and respect among volunteer leaders.
Be comfortable with technology and flexible when dealing with individuals with varying degrees of tech savviness.
Willing to self-reflect, learn, grow, and stretch themselves.
Reports to: Volunteer Network Director
Location: Position may be based anywhere in the continental United States. May require occasional travel.
Classification, Salary, and Benefits: Full-time, competitive salary including benefits such as 100%-employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for all staff and their children; 401(k) plan with employer contribution; employer-paid premiums for life insurance; four weeks accrued paid vacation time per year; 18 weeks of paid parental leave (birth, adoption, foster care placement of a child), 10 days accrued paid sick time; 10 staff holidays; professional development budget of $1,000, monthly cell phone and internet reimbursement of $175 per month, home office subsidy, and the provision of everything needed for a home office.
MoveOn.org Civic Action and MoveOn.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.
Qualifications & Requirements Required skills and experience
At least one cycle of organizing experience in an advocacy or electoral campaign.
Strong equity analysis and demonstrated understanding, commitment to, and prioritization of racial and social justice, and experience working effectively with different constituencies.
Self-directedness—MoveOn is a virtual office, and while you will interact with your colleagues constantly, you will be driving your own workflow and output. Excellent personal organization and time management skills are key.
Ability to learn MoveOn's suite of organizing technology (Facebook groups, Spoke, ActionKit, and Slack).
MoveOn.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.
MoveOn.org Civic Action and MoveOn.org Political Action provides 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.