- United States Policy and Advocacy Intern, USA
Location: New York, United States
About Global Citizen
Our vision is a world without extreme poverty by 2030.
Our mission is to grow the number and effectiveness of Global Citizens to achieve the public, business and political commitments and action to end extreme poverty by 2030.
We are inspired by the incredible progress achieved by the global community in halving the percentage of people living in extreme poverty in the last 30 years. We know that the injustice of living on less than US$1.90 a day can be ended by 2030.
We're currently looking for a passionate, focused and organized intern to work with the Global Citizen’s U.S. Policy and Advocacy Team for the Fall 2017 Semester.
Assist with campaigning, advocacy, and outreach efforts focused on Global Citizen’s issue campaigns such as water and sanitation, food and nutrition security, education, healthcare, and gender equality.
Complete research briefs regarding policy and advocacy issues, funding opportunities, and potential upcoming events.
Draft compelling content pieces related to ongoing campaigning and advocacy work in the U.S.
Attend and assist with advocacy meetings with U.S. Government representatives and other partners.
Correspond with congressional offices and civil society partners to schedule meetings, send invites to advocacy events, and other general correspondence.
Identify and research partnership opportunities for Global Citizen in key cities across the U.S.
Draft impact reports following campaigning events, and track campaigning and advocacy work to be included in monthly reports.
Support outreach and logistics for Global Citizen events and concerts.
Bachelor's Degree in political science, international relations, marketing, communications and/or a related field preferred. Current undergraduates also accepted
Master's Degree preferred
Demonstrated commitment to Global Citizen's work
Knowledge of U.S. Government operations and practices
Knowledge and experience with non-governmental organizations, international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-profit organizations
Experience in a fast-paced work environment
Experience identifying and developing partner relationships
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
Attention to detail and follow-through
Ability to handle projects with professionalism and discretion
Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Highly proficient in MS Office, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Excel
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Benefits and Other
High level of independence and leadership to be applied to future career opportunities
Space and ability to create and lead on partnerships
Exposure to international development events and activities taking place in New York City
Opportunity to be exposed to exciting Global Citizen and partner events as well as events related to sustainable development holidays such as World Toilet Day or World Literacy Day.
3 days per week
Based in New York City
Job posted on 2nd August 2017
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