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Democracy Campaigns Intern

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Reports to: Partnerships Manager

Location: Washington, D.C., (Hybrid - 3 days in office & 2 days remote each week)

Internship dates: September 9, 2024 - November 22, 2024

Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt

Salary: $20/hour not to exceed 40 hours/week

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort composed of a growing team of communications, research, operations, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.

Position Summary:

The Hub Project is accepting applications for a Democracy Campaigns intern to support the team’s efforts to fight back against attacks on our democracy. The Democracy Campaigns team leverages a mix of grassroots organizing, paid media, and earned media tactics to advance the goals of The Hub Project and its allies. The Democracy Campaigns intern plays a critical role in supporting our democracy-related programs.

As the Democracy Campaigns Intern, you will,

  • Support the Partnerships Manager in strengthening relationships with existing partners and building new relationships with potential allies
  • rack and attend both Hub-led and external movement convenings both virtually and in-person
  • Assist with the creation of written materials such as email draft language and briefing materials
  • Support the Democracy Campaigns team in pushing a progressive policy agenda and work with the team to disseminate the messaging written across the progressive ecosystem
  • Conduct research for team priorities and assist in the distribution of relevant materials
  • Support the campaign department staff with other strategic and operational tasks,
  • other duties as assigned

About you...

  • You have a demonstrated interest in progressive causes
  • You are a skilled writer with the ability to incorporate the perspectives of multiple communities
  • You are a skilled researcher with the ability to clearly and concisely summarize information
  • You are an effective multitasker with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • You are well-organized and detail-oriented
  • You follow the news and know the media landscape
  • You center equity and justice in your professional life

Hiring Statement

The Hub Project is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working


NVF participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States. Job candidates and employees authorized to work may not be discriminated against on the basis of national origin or citizenship status.

How to apply

This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub Project. Thank you for your interest.