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  • South Dakota State Intern

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(9/10/2019 9:31 AM)
    ID (external)
    2019-4214
    # of Openings (external)
    1
    Job Locations
    US-SD
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    Grassroots and Community Organizing
  • Overview

    The Americans for Prosperity – South Dakota Intern will be an integral part of AFP’s state operations, providing key support for the State Director and Deputy State Director, and will assist in volunteer recruitment, recruit for grassroots educational classes, and assist with other grassroots activities. The position requires the ability to coordinate and track details across multiple projects, including scheduling, ongoing policy issues, legislation and election initiatives. The ideal candidate will be passionate about economic freedom and committed to advancing every individual’s right to opportunity and prosperity through free markets.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

     

    • Track AFP policy engagement at the state and local level
    • Learn and implement Market-Based Management© philosophies across all tasks
    • Assist in coordinating meetings and events, both internal and external
    • Engage the citizenry regarding the merits of economic freedom and policies that promote individual well-being
    • Assist with AFP on-campus presentations and networking at local college campus
    • Research and writing for the South Dakota state team
    • Attend meetings, hearings, and events as needed

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

     

    • Exposure to the legislative process and tracking legislation through tracking software
    • Research experience 
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
    • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
    • Positive, goal-oriented outlook
    • Willingness to learn and provide assistance as necessary
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, occasionally under strict deadlines

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Political and/or legislative experience 

     

    About Us

     

    Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroot staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country. 

     

     

    Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives. 

     

    Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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