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  • Aug 3, 2018
  • danielle

                    Emerge Iowa Internship Opportunity 

About Emerge Iowa

Emerge Iowa recruits, trains, and mentors Democratic women to serve in elected and appointed office. Emerge Iowa, like its national affiliate Emerge America, is committed to helping women become effective and ethical political leaders at the local, state, and national levels.

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


Potential Responsibilities

(These may change based on the organization’s needs and the applicant’s interests)

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

Communications: Help expand and maintain the online presence of Emerge Iowa (including Facebook, Twitter, the Emerge Iowa blog, and the website); 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Passionate about the advancement of women in politics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with fundraising, social media, events, political organizing, and training is a plus
  • Able to make a commitment of 15-20 hours per week for at least three months. This position is a remote position and will include a great deal of flexibility.

To Apply

If you are interested in becoming an intern for Emerge IA, please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter detailing your interest in Emerge Iowa, your availability, and start/end dates to us at: