Intern

Reports to: Communications Manager, Campaign Associate

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-time

Position Summary

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is made up of a growing team of communications, research, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns. We are a hardworking, yet close-knit, highly collaborative team, where great ideas, rather than formal hierarchy, are what drive the day.

The Hub has an immediate opening for an Intern. The intern will work across all departments at The Hub to support the activities of the organization. College students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Working with the communications team, support activities of the different campaigns we are running.
  • Identify key reporters for various campaigns.
  • Create press lists for the voting registration and payday lending campaigns.
  • Assist with weekly media monitoring, including print, broadcast and online coverage.
  • Conduct research for various campaigns.
  • Contribute to social media management and strategy.
  • Assist with drafting of materials including media advisories, press releases, op-eds, and pitches.
  • Collaborate and develop collateral materials for partner campaigns.
  • Support earned media efforts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Previous relevant work experience.
  • Exceptional communicator.
  • Demonstrated interest in progressive causes.
  • Skilled writer with the ability to modify messages and tone to move particular audiences.
  • Familiarity with media list building software, such as Cision.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Extremely well organized, detail-oriented and analytical.
  • Humor, entrepreneurialism and an openness to evolving responsibilities.

How to Apply

E-mail your resume and cover letter as PDF or Word attachments to: jobs@thehubproject.org. Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

New Venture Fund Careers

The Hub is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of races, ethnicities, national origins, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, beliefs, religions, faiths and ideologies, cultures, socio-economic backgrounds and levels of physical ability.