Laurie-Anne Sayles, candidate for Delegate D-17 is seeking unpaid full-time and part-time interns for the Gaithersburg and Rockville District 17 Delegate race with availability beginning early September and ending in December. This internship will provide invaluable hands-on experience in grassroots campaigning and a greater understanding of the legislative process.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, attending County Council meetings and community events, responding to constituent inquiries, event planning, fundraising, drafting press releases, legislative research, and administrative duties as needed. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and an interest in politics and local elections. This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking campaign and organizing experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Montgomery County ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a short writing sample to Julian Haffner, Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Fall 2013 Internship” in the subject. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please also include dates of availability.