[act-ma] JP Forum seeks intern; Fall 2013

Jamaica Plain Forum info at jamaicaplainforum.org
Thu Aug 29 11:57:58 PDT 2013


Jamaica Plain Forum is seeking a communications & marketing intern for Fall
2013. Check out description below and on idealist:


Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.


Greg Buckland*
Coordinator for the Jamaica Plain Forum

Institute for Policy Studies
30 Germania St., Bldg. L
Boston, MA 02130

office: 617-477-8630 x301


"Institute for Policy Studies — celebrating 50 years of turning ideas into

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Greg Buckland <info at jamaicaplainforum.org>
Date: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 3:15 PM
Subject: Seeking Fall 2013 Intern for JP Forum

      *JP Forum seeks Interns for Fall 2013*

Click here<http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=yByqVjakO%2FScmn3DqtSV8KrIHjg3TJ4V>for
a detailed posting for the internship.

*Want to help build community in JP? *Volunteer at the Forum! Click here to
sign up.<http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=oHphYFED0HR5oAphrw03RarIHjg3TJ4V>


[image: JP Forum]

*Community Conversations on the Great Issues that Shape Our Neighborhood
and Our Planet*

Dear Greg,

It's hard to believe, but the Summer is winding down, and it's time for us
to say goodbye to our Summer interns, including Alana, our fabulous JP
Forum summer intern. Thank you, Alana, for your hard work and enthusiasm
this summer!

Are you looking for an opportunity to help foster a *vibrant local democracy
*, a r*esilient and sustainable economy,* or *challenge the growing
inequality* in our society? Want to work with a dynamic, smart, and
passionate team leading the field in these areas? *Know somebody who fits
that description?* Please take a look at *JP Forum's Fall 2013 internship

*To apply, please email
info at jamaicaplainforum.org<info at jamaicaplainforum.org?subject=JP%20Forum%20Internship%20-%20Fall%202013>with
the name of the internship in the subject line. Please include a
and cover letter detailing relevant experience (PDF files prefered).*

Please see detailed information below, and *pass this email along to folks
who might be interested.*

In community,
Greg Buckland, Coordinator for the JP Forum

Full posting on
 Internship description

The Boston office of IPS
is seeking an intern and/or volunteer(s) for Fall 2013 (with the
possibility to continue into spring 2014). This cutting edge progressive
think tank is celebrating 50 years of turning ideas into action
(1963-2013), and the Boston office is leading some of its most ground
breaking local projects. Click
 for more info on our programs.

The Jamaica Plain Forum (a project of IPS) is seeking an intern to help
with communications, marketing, publicity, and community organizing for our
vibrant public speaker series. This is a great opportunity for someone
looking to get real-world marketing and communications experience for a
great cause, and work in one of the foremost progressive non-profits in the

See jamaicaplainforum.org<http://org2.salsalabs.com/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=NVGA%2BOQ4yLKrFqMlHZVBoqrIHjg3TJ4V>
 for more info on the JP Forum.

*Please note: this is an unpaid internship.*


-Ability to work on a team of progressive thought leaders and change-makers

-Ability to commute to Jamaica Plain, MA office (5 min walk from Orange
line Stony Brook Station)

-Passionate commitment to progressive issues, especially inequality,
climate change, and the Transition to a just, sustainable, humane economy.

*Strongly recommended:*

-At least 2+ years of post-secondary (college) education or equivalent

-Ability to work some evening hours (5-9pm, 2-4 nights per month)

-Ability to work on Thursdays and/or Tuesdays a plus

-Spanish language skills a plus


-We are a small organization: get real-life, valuable work experience (we
won't ask you to get us coffee!)

-Work in a vibrant office with passionate, smart, dedicated people

-Participate in ongoing intern-development "brown bag lunch" discussion
seminar series

-Modest living stipend & Transit benefits may be available with some

*Jamaica Plain Forum – Communications & Marketing Intern*

(10 to 20 hours per week)

Work with coordinator of vibrant community forum to:

   - Help promote and publicize Fall schedule of speakers, films, and
   workshops geared to JP community
   - Create marketing materials – flyers, email blasts, social media posts
   and media – for JP Forum and other projects
   - Help with event logistics for forums (occasional evening hours)
   - Assist with office administration tasks, including database work,
   invoice and payment tracking, and fundraising logistics
   - Assist other staff with other programs and projects as needed.

   How to apply

*To apply, please email*
*info at jamaicaplainforum.org*<info at jamaicaplainforum.org>
 *with the name of the internship in the subject line. Please include a
resume and cover letterdetailing relevant experience. Additionally, if you
have them, please submit*one or two examples of marketing/publicity
materials you have created or worked on. *PDF files strongly preferred.*

*Please note: Start Date, End Date, and hours per week listed are all
negotiable and flexible. This is an unpaid internship.*

*IPS is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women,
people of color, LGBT people, and people with disabilities are encouraged
to apply. For more info: info at jamaicaplainforum.org*
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