Emerge Washington


About Emerge Washington

Emerge Washington recruits, trains, and provides a network for Democratic women to serve in elected and appointed office. Emerge Washington, like its national affiliate Emerge America, is committed to helping women become effective and ethical political leaders at the local, state, and national levels. We are changing the face of our democracy.  We train women to run – and win.  If you are enthusiastic about the advancement of women in politics, then this is the internship for you! For more information visit our website at www.emergewa.org.

Potential Responsibilities  (These may subject to change based on the organization’s needs and the applicant’s interests)

Candidate Recruitment: Contribute to outreach efforts for recruitment by researching potential applicants; Assist applicants through the application process; Attend events and info sessions on behalf of Emerge

Fundraising: Research potential donors and grant opportunities and prepare related materials; Assist with event management and coordination of fundraisers and house parties; Assist with budget planning; Assist with call time

Communications: Help expand and maintain the online presence of Emerge Washington; create press releases, blogs, editorials, etc.; Develop graphics to communicate our message

Administration: Acquire and organize materials and files; data entry and database management

Alumnae Support: Update and maintain database with latest contact data, election results and Alumni updates; maintain contact with program alumni

Training Implementation: Research and review training and curriculum materials for the program; Revise program curriculum materials as needed; scout potential locations and anticipate logistical needs

Community Building: Attend events on behalf of Emerge; research Democratic and other like-minded organizations in order to further collaboration

For more information about this opportunity, please refer to the job description.