Weekend Job Board: April 5

The Wisconsin Union Directorate Society and Politics Director position is still open. This person develops and implements informative programs that address significant issues and stimulate the political and social conscience of the University Community. This may be achieved through a variety of formats including lectures, debates, forums, and discussion groups. Committee information is available at:
Strategic Research Internship at The Center for Popular Democracy: CPD seeks individuals committed to social justice for the Strategic Research Internship Program. Participants in the internship program will provide research support on ongoing immigrants’ rights and economic justice policy campaigns, including a number of innovative community/union collaborations that CPD is spearheading. Strategic Research Interns will also provide research support on organizing campaigns and assist in coordinating campaign activities.  Finally, internship participants will spend some time helping to develop research tools and information management infrastructure that will help CPD and partner organizations scale up in their organizing work. Through strategic research, interns will assist in the development and execution of policy campaigns as well as campaigns to organize low-wage workers taking place across the country.  Interns will be supervised directly by CPD staff, and hours are flexible.
This is an unpaid internship. Those interested should submit a resume and cover letter to Chris Huang (chuang[at]populardemocracy.org).
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) is a national organization based in New York City that promotes equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy by partnering with grassroots and membership-based organizations around the country to build power and transform the state and local policy landscape. Working with base-building groups in North Carolina, New York, Maryland, Colorado and elsewhere, CPD provides legal and strategic support on state and local legislative campaigns that advance a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial justice agenda. CPD also collaborates with emerging grassroots groups as they develop and refine their community organizing methodology and internal management, fundraising and communications infrastructure. Through this combination of policy work and organizing, CPD seeks to generate the upward pressure and momentum necessary to refocus national policy on furthering the values of equity, opportunity and democracy for all. 


Video and Promo Producer: Wisconsin Public Television is searching for a talented individual to be responsible for producing short-form, high impact videos for WPT clients and projects. Additional duties will include production of on-air promos and station break material.   Requires Education/training normally acquired by attending a university, technical or vocational college; 3 or more years of professional video production experience; Hands-on video editing experience and more… Please see our complete posting at www.wpt.org/employment.cfm.  Betsy Nelson, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI  53706. 608-262-5221, betsy.nelson@wpr.org. EOE.


LGBT Health Graduate Certificate program at George Washington University. It is the first of its kind in applied health for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community. The program trains current and future healthcare leaders to develop strategies that address health issues and reduce health disparities for the LGBT population. Administered by the Professional Psychology Program at George Washington University, the one-year, 12-credit program provides students with a general knowledge of the psychological, medical, and policy-based issues faced by LGBT individuals.

Students in the program are professionals and future professionals in the field—physicians, nurses, psychologists, school counselors, administrators, policy analysts, educators, or social workers—provide care, manage care, and shape health care policy for LGBT people. Students meet and study with leaders in applied physical and mental health care and health policy from the government, academia, non-profits, and the for-profit private sector


The New Organizing Institute Education Fund (NOIEF) seeks a kick ass online organizer to join our team as Digital Manager. They’re looking for someone with big picture vision combined with nit-picky attention to detail and a willingness to get your hands dirty in the small tasks and daily grind. Someone to build and manage strategic relationships, envision bold new ways for us to engage and grow our community, and keep the trains running on time. You’ll work alongside our communications, training, and campaigns team members to develop, test, and implement winning online programs and an overall communications plan that builds our audience, engages our members, and reaches people in a meaningful way.

We want someone want not afraid to try something new, able to test what’s working, and willing to get rid of things that don’t work — no matter how cherished. We’re looking for the right person, not necessarily the right resume. But there are some things any winning candidate will be expected to do, and some skills you’ll need.

Minimum responsibilities:

  • Manage and grow our email list while engaging our community in meaningful ways
  • Manage the Tip of the Day program to ensure high-quality, daily content
  • Manage our social media and expand to new platforms where appropriate
  • Build strategic partnerships with our community
  • Assist the Digital Training Manager with curriculum design and by presenting and coaching at our digital trainings

Must haves:

  •  Superb writing and editing, with an obsessive attention to grammar and spelling
  • Experience managing an email advocacy program
  • Commitment to social change through engagement organizing

You’re ahead of the curve if:

  • You’ve worked in both electoral and issue (or nonprofit) campaigns
  • You have experience in field or political data management
  • You have web design or programming skillz
  • You have experience with ActionKit or SQL
  • You know what an Oxford Comma is
  • You love training and coaching others

To apply:  Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, two sample emails you’ve written, and a creative or expository writing sample NOT related to your work in politics. Applicants are encouraged to apply through our job site, WorkForward, or you may submit your materials via email to Evan Sutton (evan@neworganizing.com). If submitting via email, please submit these materials as PDF files with the subject line “I’m the right person.”

Compensation: This is a full time, salaried position, which includes health care, a generous vacation policy, 401k, Smart Benefits, and family leave. Salary is commensurate with experience.

About NOI: NOI is a progressive organization that builds capacity and sophistication in the progressive movement in the areas of technology and new media, especially as they relate to organizing.  NOI offers numerous trainings for progressive practitioners, engages in data research, and coordinates with a wide range of progressive partners to leverage common interests in the improvement of technology options in the field.

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