Monday, July 27, 2015

Justice at Stake Seeks Fall Communications Intern


Justice at Stake is a bipartisan nonprofit organization focusing on protecting fair and
impartial courts and advocating for judicial selection reform and diversity on the bench.
Our activities include a highly visible, ongoing effort to track and expose spending and
partisan pressure in state judicial elections, which has garnered extensive media
coverage.

Job Description

Our recent Communications interns have contributed to our research,
which includes:
• Monitoring state elections databases and public files for evidence of television
advertising bookings, and compiling databases of records and costs.
• In conjunction with the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU and the National
Institute on Money in State Politics, we produce a major report, The New Politics
of Judicial Elections, which is a comprehensive look at money and politics in judicial
elections.
• Assisting our state affairs team with its work to build in state coalitions
supporting fair courts. Interns will assist with all of these projects.
• Blogging for our fair-courts news blog Gavel grab.
• Preparing our daily Media Monitoring compendium of fair courts news clips.
• Helping to maintain our website.
• Taking part in social media activities.
• Supporting gatherings and events.
• Attending internal meetings in which media outreach as well as important
strategy and policy decision are determined.
Hours are 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday.
Please contact Laurie Kinney, Director of Communications and Public Education.
www.justiceatstake.org

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:
• Be well organized and detail oriented.
• Have excellent writing skills.
• Interest in democracy, the law, the justice system, public policy and politics.

Click here to learn more and to apply.