Careers and Internships

Jubilee USA offers robust internship experiences each summer, fall and spring. 

Interns are selected on a rolling basis. Though suggested deadlines for each term are noted below, qualified and interested applicants should apply as soon as possible if they would like to be considered for the position. 

Spring 2018: Apply by January 5 .
Summer 2018: Apply by March 1.
Fall 2018: Apply by June 31.

Apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and writing sample to internships@jubileeusa.org.

Communications Associate

Position Overview
The Communications Associate works directly with Jubilee USA's Communications Director. This position includes daily tasks and special projects related to Jubilee USA's internal and external communications including writing and editing online content, organizational resources, and press materials. This position is best suited for individuals interested in engaging in the nuts and bolts of media outreach and relations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and coordinating press materials;
  • Writing and coordinating blog and social media posts;
  • Designing graphics and visuals for emails and social media platforms;
  • Conducting media research and outreach to reporters;
  • Helping to write, edit and design educational, grassroots, policy and marketing materials;
  • Providing administrative support in:
    • Data entry: Maintaining press files, adding reporters to database, updating press lists
    • Office functions: Assisting with direct mailings and other related administrative work to support Jubilee’s development activities
    • Event support: Preparing materials, assembling packets, and taking notes at Jubilee USA sponsored events
  • Attending events and related conferences on behalf of Jubilee USA.

Qualifications
Applicants must be: detail-oriented, social media savvy, an effective communicator, able to work independently, and work well with multiple and competing priorities. Best suited for those interested in working in press, external affairs or communications. Knowledge of or interest in international debt and economic justice issues is a plus.

Development & Executive Associate

Position Overview
The Development and Executive Associate supports overall office operations and will have the opportunity to learn about non-profit fundraising, grant applications and direct mail outreach. This position is suited well for individuals interested in development or non-profit administration.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing, writing and assembling grant proposals;
  • Keeping thorough records of finances and donations;
  • Assisting in increasing online donor fundraising;
  • Helping prepare annual fundraising appeal and annual report;
  • Updating and writing web and print materials for donor outreach;
  • Providing administrative support including:
    • Data entry: Entering new supporters and updating existing supporters in our databases
    • Office functions: Assist with direct mailings and other related administrative work to support Jubilee's development activities
    • Office operations: Assist with answering the phone, checking the mail, and monitoring donations
  • Playing a key role in organizing and coordinating logistics for Jubilee USA events;
  • Attending events and related conferences on behalf of Jubilee USA. 

Qualifications
Applicants must be: detail-oriented, organized, exhibit strong written skills, strong interpersonal skills, and be self-motivated. Best suited for those interested in running or starting their own non-profit. The Development and Executive Associate will leave with in-depth insight on the operations of a non-profit. Positive attitude and enthusiasm is a must!

Outreach Associate

Position Overview
The Outreach Associate position is an internship that works closely with Jubilee USA's Campaigns Director on our newest advocacy campaigns.  The associate will also work with the Communications team to develop resources for grassroots supporters and to assist with engagement efforts for Jubilee's congregations, faith communities and partners.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working closely with Jubilee's Campaigns Director to develop and implement grassroots campaigns;
  • Maintaining project data across the office, including Jubilee's Network Council and Congregations programs;
  • Providing assistance to Jubilee's Campaigns Director and Communications Director on key events and program engagement efforts;
  • Creating grassroots-friendly education, worship and campaign materials;
  • Writing content for various social media platforms to amplify our efforts;
  • Drafting communication to external partners;
  • Designing and implementing e-activism and new media campaigns; and
  • Working with staff on other priority projects as need arises.

Qualifications
Applicants must be: willing to take on new and creative projects, interested in organizing, personable and able to work well with people of diverse backgrounds. Organizing experience and knowledge of different faith traditions is a plus. Positive attitude and enthusiasm is a must!

Policy Associate

Position Overview
The Policy Associate position is an internship that works closely with Jubilee USA's Deputy Director and on our advocacy campaigns. This position will include a wide range of research, writing, lobbying, outreach, organizing and policy education that supports Jubilee's campaign priorities.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining Jubilee's policy lists in relevant databases;
  • Updating advocacy and policy-related content for Jubilee website;
  • Researching and writing materials for outreach to policymakers and the public;
  • Tracking and reporting internally on Jubilee policy areas;
  • Communicating with partners about newest activities and campaigns;
  • Providing administrative support including:
    • Data entry: Entering new supporters and updating existing supporters in our databases
    • Office functions: Assisting with mailings and other related administrative work to support Jubilee's grassroots, development and policy activities
    • Event support: Preparing materials, assembling packets, and taking notes at Jubilee USA sponsored events
  • Attending events and related conferences on behalf of Jubilee USA. 

Qualifications
Applicants must have: extensive knowledge of international debt and economic justice issues, strong attention to detail, strong written skills, demonstrated experience with research, and ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds. Completed undergraduate degree in economics, finance, international policy, or related field is a plus.