Interested in politics, political districts, elections, and the voting process?Â Love working with data and with people too?Â Excited to help progressives win elections and advance their causes?Â Great, then TargetSmart is the place for you!
As an intern in TargetSmartâs Client Services Department, you will conduct electoral, voting, and political research, create internal and client facing materials, and provide support for our team and the progressive organizations and Democratic campaigns, consultants, and polling firmsâ that use TargetSmartâs data, products, and technology tools.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the creation of internal and client facing documentation and training materials to support the use of our data and tools
Research online to report on upcoming, current, and past yearsâ elections, voting rules and regulations, and political and legislative boundaries
Analyze internal reports to understand and report on client usage of data and tools
Organize and add new content to our Client Services Team knowledgebase
Triage and troubleshoot daily inbound questions and requests
Complete the steps required to onboard new clients
The internship profile reflects the assignment of essential job functions, though additional functions may exist.Â This profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of all work activities, duties or responsibilities. TargetSmart reserves the right to assign or reassign work activities, duties and responsibilities as needed for reasonable accommodations and business purposes.
The Client Services Intern reports directly to the Client Services Team.
Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong online research and investigative skills
Comfortable learning new systems and using new technology
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel), Google Sheets/Docs, and Slack
Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and see them through to completion
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
Prefer those working towards a Bachelors degree in Government or Political Science
Experience using voter contact tools and technology such as data querying software (ListBuilder, VAN, etc.), APIs, canvassing software, social networking applications, predictive dialer software, or text messaging tools
Familiarity with the basics of HTML, SQL, or Text editing
TargetSmart is a leading provider of political data and technology that enables campaigns and organizations to successfully communicate with large audiences, personalize outreach, and create lasting relationships. Our superior politically-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized multichannel marketing strategies. TargetSmart leverages over 25 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, reliable data products and solutions.
For more information or to apply for the position, please send a resume and cover letter to us at email@example.com.