Job Opening: Communications and Outreach Student Intern (Paid)

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Yes on A for Affordable Housing

Communications and Outreach Student Intern (Paid)

We are looking for highly motivated and responsible people to join the Yes on A for Affordable Housing campaign to alleviate homelessness and ensure affordable housing for all families, seniors, veterans and the most vulnerable members of our community.

Job Title: Communications and Outreach Intern

Compensation: $20 per hour

Time Commitment: 10-15 hours per week (including some evenings and weekends) until November 8, 2016.

Description: Under the direction of the senior campaign staff, interns will develop and execute a communications and outreach plan to inform and engage student voters on their campus. Such plan will include but not be limited to Measure A promotion and presentation before classrooms, student organizations, campus organizations and members of the student body, recruit volunteers for the campaign, and organize volunteer events.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize effective contact strategies and communication practices for voter engagement
  • Promote Measure A through traditional and innovative communication channels
  • Recruit volunteers and organize volunteer events to support Measure A
  • Develop long lasting and meaningful relationships with community leaders and housing advocates throughout the County
  • Be part of a skilled team of motivated individuals dedicated to ensuring affordable housing for all
  • Conduct a minimum of 5 visibility events and/or presentations per week
  • Attend a weekly staff meeting at campaign headquarters

Qualifications:

  • Current student at one of the following campuses: De Anza, Foothill, West Valley, Mission, Evergreen, Gavilan, San Jose City, Evergreen, San Jose State University
  • Spanish, Vietnamese, Mandarin language ability strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Responsible, reliable and highly responsive to emails, text and phone calls
  • Basic computer proficiency and familiarity with social media tools
  • Willing to work some nights and weekends
  • Have reliable transportation, access to a car is strongly preferred

To Apply:

Please send your resume to victoria@yesonaffordablehousing.org