West End Strategy Team is a Washington, D.C.-based media consulting and public relations firm that specializes in strategic communications campaigns for non-profit advocacy organizations. We work to achieve legislative, media and fundraising goals for clients who work in progressive domestic and foreign policy, social justice, human rights, faith-based advocacy, health care, conservation, women’s rights and arts and culture. We are currently accepting applications for paid internship positions for fall 2015.
Interns have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working closely with progressive, nonprofit, Democratic-leaning and international organizations in a professional setting. Responsibilities include writing and editing news releases, researching client organizations, conducting media outreach, compiling press and client lists, aggregating news content and carrying out various clerical duties. Through this experience, interns will cultivate a working knowledge of highly relevant political organizations and the media.
Please email a resume, cover letter, a brief writing sample and a list of 2-3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org