Seasonal Associate

Chicago, IL or Washington, DC
Engagement
Internship

OUR PROGRAM
Our Seasonal Associates work closely with 270 staff to learn everything that goes into winning campaigns - from best practices for engaging and empowering communities, to the integration of digital strategy in grassroots organizing, to effective communications, training, and the power of analytics. Seasonal Associates will dedicate their time to one or more areas of focus at the firm, including but not limited to: grassroots & digital engagement, content, marketing & communications, digital advertising, design, data & analytics, and business operations.
 
This position will be based in Chicago, IL or Washington, DC. Applicants should be available to work 20-40 hours a week and must receive class credit or a stipend from their University for their time spent with 270 Strategies.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Our staff come from a diverse range of backgrounds and fields of study. Students of all majors are
encouraged to apply. Requirements include:
• Excellent interpersonal, writing, and organizational skills
• The ability to be detail-oriented, multitask, meet deadlines, and think critically and creatively
• The ability to work efficiently and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
• A strong desire to learn and commitment to changing the world
• Applicants must receive class credit or a stipend from their University for their participation

TO APPLY
We accept applications on a rolling basis. Please apply with a resume, cover letter, and documentation showing your ability to receive class credit or stipend from your University .

Your cover letter should include your desired location (DC or Chicago), start and end dates, and answer the question: “How will you help us do big things?” In this answer, please indicate the department(s) you are interested in. Our departments include: grassroots & digital engagement, content, marketing & communications, digital advertising, design, data & analytics, and business operations.


ABOUT US
We named our firm “270” for the number of electoral votes required to win the White House. Our team includes key leadership from across the Obama and Clinton campaigns, and we constantly hustle to achieve presidential-level work.
 
In our first four years, we’ve partnered with nearly 300 campaigns, companies, and causes to develop engagement strategies that connect them to the people they care about in a meaningful way.
 
We’ve worked with established organizations to make them more efficient, and helped innovators build campaigns and companies from the ground up. We’re changing the way our clients put their ideas into action – and changing the world in the process.


270 Strategies is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to clients and constituents. 270 Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and it is 270 Strategies’ policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.