State Internship Director

Job Description:

Kennedy 24 Presidential Campaign is looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful Internship Director to lead our college outreach efforts and recruit interns from campuses across your state. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in student engagement, relationship-building, and recruitment strategies.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive college outreach strategy to engage students and professors at universities and colleges Statewide.
  • Cultivate relationships with student organizations, academic departments, and campus leadership to promote internship opportunities with Kennedy 24.
  • Conduct cold calls and emails to professors and deans of departments to introduce Kennedy 24 internship opportunities and establish partnerships.
  • Coordinate and attend campus events, career fairs, and networking sessions to raise awareness of the campaign and recruit interns.
  • Deliver presentations and lead discussions at established student organizations and classes to recruit interns and promote campaign initiatives.
  • Meet with students individually or in groups, both virtually and in-person, to onboard them into the campaign's CRM system and discuss internship opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain a database of college contacts, tracking engagement activities and outcomes to inform future outreach efforts.
  • Work closely with the internship program team to facilitate the recruitment, onboarding, and placement of interns within the campaign.
  • Provide ongoing support and mentorship to interns, serving as a point of contact for questions, feedback, and guidance.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of college outreach initiatives, gathering feedback and adjusting strategies as needed.
  • Stay updated on current political issues, campaign priorities, and youth engagement trends to inform outreach efforts and messaging.
  • Travel up to 80 percent of the time to visit college campuses, attend events, and meet with students and faculty.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred
  • Previous experience in student outreach, campus recruitment, or related fields strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate diverse audiences.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. 

If you possess the outlined experience and skills, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to [email protected]. In the subject line of the email, please write 'Application - State Internship Director'.

 

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