Blue Future is a youth-led civic engagement startup focused on organizing young people around progressive electoral campaigns. We’re on a mission to continuously engage, mobilize, and connect young people to progressive electoral campaigns, equipping them with the resources, tools, skills, and network to be effective volunteers, organizers, and public servants.
We believe young people have a responsibility to help elect candidates who will stand up for the values of the next generation, including bold action on climate change, racial justice, gun violence prevention, criminal justice reform, public + higher education, voting rights, equality and LGBTQ rights, women’s health, and health care for all.
Young people helped make history in 2018 by electing the most progressive, diverse Congress in recent history. Blue Future helped elect 17 new Democrats to Congress and we know that investing in youth organizing is part of the winning strategy for the Democratic Party. In 2020, young people can and will play a key role in electing a Democratic president to usher in the most progressive era in modern American history. Change is coming, are you ready?
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Finance + Development Internship
Blue Future is looking to hire a Finance Intern. After successfully piloting a national, youth-led organizing program, Blue Future is excited to scale our work ahead of the 2020 elections. The Finance Intern will assist in developing new strategies for donor engagement to help our organization raise the funds we need to effectively organize and mobilize young progressives for the 2020 election cycle.
The Finance Intern will have flexibility in how they approach the work and have the unique opportunity to shape the goals, strategy, and achievements of a cutting-edge civic engagement start up.
Leverage research, organizing, and communication skills to direct outreach strategies to new donors
Develop and maintain a database of prospective donors
Design and send out high dollar mailings
Provide organizational support as requested or necessary
A commitment to social justice and progressive politics
Strong understanding of how to create compelling marketing materials and present political ideas to a broad audience
Detail oriented written and verbal communication
Confidence navigating uncertainty
Self-starter, ready to guide your own projects
Hours Per Week
We’re flexible but ideally we’d like you to work at least 10-20 hours per week, for at least a 10 week commitment. Work can be done remotely from anywhere in the world. Hours do not have to be during regular business hours and we will gladly accommodate any academic requirements.
This positions can be full-time.
Anywhere in the world! Our office is located in Washington, D.C.
Immediately or February 2019
Blue Future pays a stipend of $100 per month dependent on schedule to offset expenses associated with the internship.
Please submit your resumé and a brief cover letter (no more than one page) to ------------. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. In the email, please put “Finance Intern” in the subject line, a short statement indicating your interest in the position, and your attached resume.
We strongly encourage people of color, immigrants, women, transgender and non-binary people, and people with disabilities to apply. Blue Future is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to join our team. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, AIDS/HIV status, genetic testing info, pregnancy, childbirth, medical condition or political activities or affiliations.