PFA Summer Associate Program

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Pete For America Summer Associate Program (Summer 2019)

Pete for America is looking for individuals who are interested in becoming Summer Associates to help elect Mayor Pete Buttigieg as the next President of the United States.

Associates will work closely with Pete for America staff to execute Campaign priorities and expand outreach across the country. This program is designed to test, train and develop a new class of organizers.

Summer Associates at Pete for America are paid positions. We’re searching for hard-working and kind people to join us at our South Bend and Chicago offices. We are committed to radical transparency and fairness and are steadfast in our work to share Pete’s vision with the country.
Summer Associates begin on June 3rd, with an 8 week minimum commitment.

Summer Associates will be asked to commit to a minimum of 30 hours per week. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assist with field organizing, messaging, and other campaign-related activities as needed;
Work across departments to maximize voter contact;
Utilize social networks to help amplify our message and to talk about the work that we do;
Develop new strategies to recruit volunteers on the ground;
Build, onboard, and manage volunteer teams in various assigned communities;
Engage and mobilize supporters and volunteers through web, social, email, and other digital channels;
Help define and meet metrics around volunteer recruitment, voter contact,  digital mobilization, and other campaign-related goals;
Assist with drafting/writing;
Assist with data analysis

Successful candidates will be those who are:

Excited about Mayor Pete
Willing to learn new skills and work on all aspects of the committee
Willing to work in a fast paced environment
Experienced Microsoft Office users and ready to learn other software
Excellent communicators
Organized and proactive
Enthusiastic about working with diverse teams
Committed to public service
Summer Associates Opportunities

Applicants can choose one or multiple departments they would prefer to work in.  The Campaign will do its best to match Associates with their preferred department(s), but cannot guarantee placement. The departments are listed below:

Communications & Press 
Data & Analytics
Q: Can I receive school credit for my Associate position with Pete for America?
A: Many schools require that positions be unpaid in order to earn academic credit; the Internship, however, is a paid position.
Q: Is the Associate program part- time or full- time?
A: Candidates are expected to commit to a minimum of 30 hours per week.
Pete for America is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity on our team, and recognize that our continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse team that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from unlawful discrimination as is consistent with our commitment to diversity, respect, and inclusion. Consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other legally protected basis.
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