Administrative Internship - Spring 2012 Job Listing at Campaign for America's Future in Washington, DC
Who We Are
Campaign for Americas Future (along with its sister organization Institute for Americas Future) is a strategy center for the progressive movement -- promoting an agenda to enhance prosperity and opportunity for all Americans. The Campaign for America's Future (CAF) is a center for ideas and action that works to build an enduring majority for progressive change. The Campaign advances a progressive economic agenda and a vision of the future that works for the many, not simply the few. The Campaign is leading the fight for America's priorities for good jobs and a sustainable economy, and for strengthening the safety net. We focus on kitchen-table concerns such as, retirement security, living wages, strong infrastructure, fair trade and clean energy. For more information, please visit our website at www.OurFuture.org.
The Campaign for Americas Future (CAF) and the Institute for Americas Future (IAF) seek an Administrative Intern to provide key support to the organization. This internship will expose you to the excitement of progressive politics, policy, organizations and careers. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to learn, grow, develop professionally and position themselves to pursue a fulfilling career in the progressive movement. This Staff Assistant supports the Administration Department and reports to the Office Manager.
What Youll Do
Internship could focus on any or all of the following areas:
oAssist the Chief Operating Officer with human resources, benefits management, contracts and legal issues.
oSupport the Chief Financial Officer with accounting and financial responsibilities.
oCoordinate with the Office Manager on internal IT, facilities, meeting space and office management.
oWork with the Executive Manager on CAF/IAF Board projects and activities.
oHelp with data entry, correspondence, mailings, research and reports.
oAssist with front desk/receptionist responsibilities.
oOther duties as assigned consistent with the organizations mission and goals.
What Youll Have
oExcellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
oStrong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
oIntellectual curiosity, sense of humor, enthusiasm and motivation.
oMust be organized and neat, punctual, courteous, hard-working, dependable and honest.
oProfessional phone manner, front desk appearance and attitude.
Please mail, email or fax your resume and a cover letter that indicates how you learned of the internship to:
Campaign for Americas Future
1825 K Street, NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006
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