Friday, February 13, 2015

Local Internship Opportunity

Professor O'Neil,

It's been a while, but I hope this email finds you well.  We're gearing up for another election season and will be working with a number of candidates in the Tacoma and Seattle areas.  Anders Ibsen is the current City Councilmember for the North End of Tacoma and is looking to bring on an intern to help with campaign organization and outreach.  This is an unpaid position, probably 15 hours per week.  I've attached a short description for you to share with students and/or post to the blog.

Thanks and best wishes,
Nic Van Putten

Committee to Re-Elect Anders Ibsen, Tacoma City Council #1

Invites applications for the positions of: Intern

OPENING DATE: 01/12/15

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

Job Description

Under the direction of the campaign team:

* Direct fundraising efforts including events and candidates call time to donors

* Oversee community outreach

* Execute the campaign plan including direct voter contact, canvassing, public relations volunteer recruiting and management

* Train volunteers and lead canvases

* Work with other campaigns if applicable to implement an overall Get-Out-The-Vote strategy

Required Skills

* Well-organized, and professional

* Function well in collaborative and team-oriented work environment

* Excited about making a difference through the political process

Application Process
Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit a current resume to

For more information, please contact Kess Smith at 253-514-0814