Spring-Summer 2017 Policy & Advocacy Fellowship

JWI is seeking an individual with a demonstrated interest in federal policy, women’s issues, and progressive interfaith work to help manage our policy and advocacy portfolio. JWI works on a broad range of issues including domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking, reproductive rights, and economic justice. Responsibilities will include attending coalition meetings, briefings, and hearings, coordinating and attending meetings on the Hill, researching legislation, drafting fact sheets, writing action alerts and press releases, and planning online advocacy campaigns.

The position is part-time, begins immediately and will run through August 2017. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample. Please call Deborah Rosenbloom at 202.464.4816 with questions.


Interns

JWI is seeking energetic, hardworking, detail-oriented interns for the following departments: 

Development

The development intern works on a variety of fundraising projects and activities, including JWI’s annual Women to Watch gala, the National Library Initiative, Flower Project, and social media planning. This intern also conducts foundation research using the Web and traditional sources and works with the marketing team to help integrate fundraising activities into JWI’s marketing strategy. Ideal candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, proficiency with MS Word, and experience with Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote is desirable. Additionally, experience in online research is highly valued. The intern must be able to work independently, committed to progressive women’s issues, and available to come into the office at least two days per week. 

Marketing

The marketing intern will assist with the organization’s marketing and communications efforts as well as its premier publication,JW magazine. Duties include writing and editing for our website and newsletters, drafting press releases, and event promotion and marketing. The intern also will assist with promotion and advertising for the magazine as well as researching story ideas and short writing assignments. Good writing skills are essential. Intern must be available to come into the office at least 2 days a week. Please include writing samples with resume and cover letter.

Magazine

The magazine intern assists with JW magazine. Published online and once per year in print, JW offers women resources, insights and tips for everyday Jewish living and attracts readership and interest among a broad audience. Duties will include writing, research, editing, and proofreading for a variety of articles and short features. Interns will receive frequent writing assignments and also have an opportunity to propose their own stories and do original research. This internship is ideal for a journalism student. Good writing skills are essential. Please include writing samples with resume and cover letter.


Jewish Women International is an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, color, national origin, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.