Reports to: Intern Manager

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt

About the internship: The Hub is currently accepting applications for its Fall 2019 internship. Interns will be assigned to one of the following teams: Digital, Communications, Campaigns, or Research. This is a paid internship. College students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. We’re a fast-moving place that’s always ready to jump into the next fight, so the right person for the internship is not afraid of taking on new opportunities to move people to action and quickly responding to an ever-changing news cycle.
As an intern, you’ll:

  • Draft press releases, policy reports, campaign plans, and/or digital content for The Hub’s various campaigns
  • Assist with weekly media monitoring, including print, broadcast, and online coverage
  • Contribute to social media management and strategy
  • Support earned media efforts
  • Assist with planning and execution of events
  • Conduct research for various campaigns
  • Collaborate and develop collateral materials for partner campaigns
  • Support the Operations team by taking ownership over various administrative tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About You:

  • You have a demonstrated interest in progressive causes
  • You’re a skilled writer with the ability to modify messages and tone to move particular audiences
  • You’re an effective multitasker
  • You’re extremely organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
  • You’ve got a sense of humor, entrepreneurialism, and an openness to evolving responsibilities

In addition, it would be a bonus if:

  • You have experience drafting social media content, press materials, campaign plans, and/or research papers
  • You have experience working on progressive issue campaigns

About us:

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a growing team of communicators, researchers, and organizers with 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 to build creative and effective campaigns.

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 race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.