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Economic Education Project Communications Intern

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Marketing & Communications
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Reports to: Associate Director, Communications

Location: Washington, D.C. (Hybrid - 3 days in office & 2 days remote each week)

Internship dates: September 9, 2024 - November 22, 2024

Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt

Salary: $20/hour not to exceed 40 hours/week

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort composed of a growing team of communications, research, operations, 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.

Position Summary: The Hub Project is accepting applications for an Economic Education Project Intern to support the Communications department in the execution of our earned media program supporting advocacy campaigns focused on educating the public about critical economic issues and holding elected officials accountable to their constituents. Our campaigns leverage a mix of grassroots organizing, paid media, and earned media tactics to advance the goals of The Hub Project and its allies. This is a paid position.

As a Economic Education Project Campaigns Intern, you'll:

  • Support the Economic Education Project’s communications team by drafting and editing press releases and other written materials, compiling press lists, and/or writing digital content for the campaign’s digital platforms.
  • Provide logistical support for earned media events such as town halls
  • Conduct basic research on the media and political landscape to advance The Hub Project's day-to-day campaigns
  • Attend digital progressive movement meetings and share follow up information, as needed

About you:

  • You are a creative problem-solver interested in finding new and interesting ways to reach important audiences for the campaign
  • You have an interest and background in progressive causes
  • You are an effective multitasker with excellent writing and communication skills
  • You are organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
  • You are proactive with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • You have an interest in working with reporters/the press
  • You are passionate about issues related to the economy and social justice
  • You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • You are extremely organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
  • You are a skilled researcher, with the ability to clearly and concisely summarize information
  • You are a skilled writer with the ability to modify messages and tone

Hiring Statement

The Hub Project is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF 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. NVF’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

E-Verify

NVF participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States. Job candidates and employees authorized to work may not be discriminated against on the basis of national origin or citizenship status.

How to apply

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 Project. Thank you for your interest.