Center Road Solutions is a woman-owned, boutique public-policy firm advocating bipartisan solutions, with a proven track record of getting legislation passed in an era of political division and gridlock. We are the only full-service federal policy firm focused on serving nonprofits that aim to make a profound, positive impact on the lives of women and families around the world.
Our mission is to empower nonprofits serving women and families to achieve positive social change by ensuring advocacy expertise is affordable and policy outcomes are delivered. Clients include Sandy Hook Promise, National Eating Disorders Association, and Harvard University’s STRIPED.
Job Responsibilities: The policy and communications interns, who are based in Washington, D.C., are responsible for the following:
· Conducting community and organizational outreach for partnership development and grassroots advocacy
· Attending Congressional markups, briefings, and coalition meetings, and providing synthesized summaries of the discussion topics for clients
· Researching federal policy, academic research, and legislation
· Assisting in project and event management including hosting Congressional Briefings and Fly-in Days
· Assisting with communications materials such as infographics and social media posting
We’re seeking candidates who excel at multitasking, are results oriented, are detailed oriented, and have strong customer service skills. You must have:
· 1-2 years’ experience in a customer service/facing related position (i.e. restaurant industry, retail, etc.)
· Strong oral and written communications skills, including error-free written products
· Track record of in-depth research in either academic research, policy, or legislation
· Self-starter with previous office experience
· Experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Outlook
Preferred, but Not Required:
· Capitol Hill experience
· Experience with basic graphic design software (i.e. Canva, Adobe Spark, Adobe InDesign) or other platforms such as Westlaw, and Phone2Action
· Enrolled in graduate school
· Start Date: September 8, 2020; End Date: December 18, 2020 (may be negotiable)
· Varies based on experience and skill sets. Possibility of an end-of-term performance bonus.
Send in one document the following: a one-page resume, bulleted list of why you meet the qualifications above (no cover letter), and 3 references (at least one professional) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Label the subject as “Fall 2020 Intern - [Last Name]” Applications will be accepted until August 3, 2020.