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Free & Just Communications Intern

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Reports to: Associate Director of Research

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 a Free & Just intern to support the campaign’s efforts to fight back against attacks on our reproductive freedoms and rights. The campaign aims to educate the public about who is responsible for these attacks and share real stories to demonstrate the devastating consequences of abortion bans and restrictions. Our campaigns leverage a mix of grassroots organizing, research, and paid media tactics to advance the goals of The Hub Project and its allies. We are a fast-moving organization that is 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 a Free & Just intern, you will...

  • Conduct policy research and help translate sometimes dense research into digestible and useful information for distribution
  • Assist in drafting press materials including media advisories, press releases, op-eds, talking points, and digital content
  • Support storyteller recruitment and outreach
  • Assist with media monitoring, including pulling daily news clips and tracking press coverage of developing stories
  • Build and maintain targeted media lists
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About you...

  • You have a demonstrated interest in progressive causes
  • You are a skilled writer with the ability to incorporate the perspectives of multiple communities, specifically marginalized communities
  • You are a skilled researcher with the ability to clearly and concisely summarize information
  • You are an effective multitasker with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • You are well-organized and detail-oriented
  • You follow the news and know the media landscape
  • You center equity and justice in your professional life

In addition, it would be a bonus if...

  • You have experience drafting press materials, building press lists, and writing talking points and campaign messaging
  • You have experience working on progressive issue campaigns or at advocacy organizations

Hiring Statement

The Hub 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


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. Thank you for your interest.