NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts is hiring canvassers to support and promote pro-choice issues and values. This is an ideal opportunity for an individual looking to make an impact on issues they feel passionately about, while also developing skills. We will be going door-to-door to reach out to and have face-to-face conversations within communities to educate people on choice issues and legislation. We have a welcoming and positive work environment. A strong commitment to reproductive rights and justice is a must. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Engage with people in the community, educating them on pro-choice issues and values
Serve as a passionate and professional ambassador for the organization and its work
Consistently show up on time for all scheduled shifts
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to quickly build a rapport in conversation with others, regardless of their views
Ability to follow general script and adjust as needed to audience
Ability to meet reasonable number of doors per night
Able to walk for several hours
Punctuality Ė shifts have pre-set start times
Positive attitude, detail-oriented, highly motivated and organized
Ability to work respectfully with people of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
Enthusiastically supportive of mission and philosophy of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts
Previous canvassing experience, either in a paid or unpaid capacity, is preferred
Access to a car a plus, but not required
NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer. All our positions require a sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural differences.
Communications & Social Media Internship (Spring 2017)
15-20 hours per week unpaid internship.
Start date: Late January/early February, exact day flexible.
Summary: Work with a dynamic, young, talented staff and immerse yourself in the day-to-day activities of a professional non-profit communications program. This position is perfect for a student interested in nonprofit communications, social media, and press coverage.
We are looking for candidates who possess the following:
A commitment to reproductive rights and the mission of NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts
Outstanding written communication skills
Working knowledge of dominant social media platforms with competency using them to engage and motivate grassroots supporters, media, and thought leaders
Creativity and excitement about coming up with new and different ideas
Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, including a demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Excel
An ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Flexibility and a willingness to learn
Reliability and an ability to work quickly under time pressure when needed
A commitment to inclusion and to respecting diverse individuals and identities
Involvement in politics, campaigns, online fundraising or prior communications experience is a plus
Experience creating and/or editing websites in Wordpress, HTML, etc. is a plus
Experience with graphic design and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. is a plus
The Communications & Social Media Intern will report to the Communications and Development Associate.
Create social media posts on Facebook and Twitter to support organizationís current campaigns;
Supplement overall communications plans with creative content such as hashtags and other frameworks;
Direct rapid response communications through Facebook and Twitter by updating content and increasing the size of our following;
Update website content as needed
Track the organizationís press coverage and keep all records updated;
Identify opportunities for press outreach;
Maintain media list;
Post press releases on organizationís website and social media
Supports Communications and Development Associate with scheduling, filing, and correspondence as needed.
Perform other administrative duties and tasks as assigned
Time Commitment and Compensation: 15-20 hours per week (flexible) between January-May 2016. This is an unpaid internship.
To apply:Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Eliza Gercke, Communications and Development Associate, at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.