Press Intern (Summer)
Ty Pinkins for Mississippi is seeking a Paid Press Intern to become key members of our Communications team. Press Interns will help manage the Communication team’s media monitoring infrastructure, draft communications materials, and much more. This opportunity is an excellent chance for students or recent grads to sharpen their written and verbal communication skills. The Communications team is looking for an intuitive individual with an eye for detail. Applicants should be adaptable and passionate with a knack for writing and a keen sense of Georgia's ever changing media landscape. This position takes place in a fast-paced, campaign environment that regularly requires early mornings, accurate work on tight deadlines, and the ability to manage competing priorities and projects. We encourage folks from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin, mental or physical disability or disorder, or veteran status to apply.
● Assist the campaign’s media monitoring efforts;
● Research and track national, state and local media inquiries;
● Draft internal and external communications materials Qualifications
● Strong writing and research skills, attention to detail, responsiveness, and passion for the work
● Familiarity with Mississippi and political communications a plus
● Salary: $15.00/hour
● Location: Jackson, MS
● Hours: 40 hours weekly, requiring some early mornings. The internship will run from mid August through November
To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resume and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Press Intern”.
Ty Pinkins for U.S. Senate is a fast-paced, dynamic campaign environment. We expect all our employees to be committed to the election of Democrats, willing to commit to long and irregular campaign hours (sometimes including nights and weekends). Our team values the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and solve problems creatively. We additionally expect our employees to demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Our staff maintains a shared commitment to promoting and investing in cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.
Ty Pinkins for U.S. Senate is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment. We welcome applicants of any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Applicants from underrepresented communities are particularly encouraged to apply.