The Lillian’s List internship program offers valuable political experience while helping elect pro-choice, progressive women up and down the ticket! We offer spring, summer, and fall internships. Interns have the opportunity to gain working knowledge in development, communication, campaign services, database management, and other areas of political work.
In addition to daily work, our interns are encouraged to build and lead initiatives in their areas of interest that will enhance our effectiveness as an organization while teaching practical skills needed for success in a professional setting. Lillian’s List staff also provides interns with opportunities for mentorship and professional development.
Please email a resume and cover letter to Devon Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Communications & Development Internship – Spring 2019 Semester
Lillian’s List is the only organization in the progressive community with the unique mission of recruiting, promoting, training and supporting pro-choice progressive women candidates running for elected office in North Carolina. Lillian’s List interns will build a variety of marketable skills in nonprofit fundraising and development, campaign finance and strategy, event planning and political communications. Interns will learn to use the NGP VAN campaign database system. Undergraduate and graduate students with a demonstrated interest in women’s issues or progressive politics preferred. This internship is unpaid and begins in January continuing throughout the spring semester for 10-20 hours per week, in blocks of 5-8 hours at a time. We are willing to work with students and universities to coordinate academic credit. The position is onsite at our office in Raleigh. It is preferred that interns have access to a personal laptop. Interns can earn up a stipend of up to $600 upon completion of her/his internship.
Required Skills & Qualifications
-Commitment to the mission, policies and goals of Lillian’s List
-Ability to work independently and as a team member in an open office setting
-Attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines
-Superior writing and communication skills
Duties & Responsibilities
-Help with logistical preparation for local and statewide fundraising events. Assist at events as needed; manage event volunteers
-Interact with donors; produce and send donor acknowledgment letters and other mailings
-Complete research on current and prospective donors
-Assist development and communications team with creating marketing and fundraising materials
-Draft membership mailings and email messages to supporters
-Contribute posts to Lillian’s List social media pages and blog; update website as needed
-Enter and maintain data in NGP system
-Provide organizational support as requested or necessary
-Experience volunteering or interning with progressive political campaigns
-Familiarity with creating strategic content for social media and blogs
-Familiarity with content management systems
-Graphic design skills
To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Devon Roberts at email@example.com. Please indicate why you are interested in a Lillian’s List internship in your cover letter.
Lillian’s List is committed to providing equal opportunities. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.