The Center for Rural Affairs is a leading nonprofit organization with a national reputation for progressive rural advocacy and policy work. We are seeking a full-time temporary Policy & Advocacy Organizing Intern to advance our clean energy and conservation objectives in Iowa and beyond. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a dynamic team committed to effecting change. The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with strong writing and communications skills, organizing experience, and knowledge of agriculture, conservation, and clean energy issues. We invite applicants that have a familiarity with and knowledge of leading farm and rural organizations throughout the state and region. Title: Policy & Advocacy Organizing Intern Hours: Full Time Location: Center for Rural Affairs Iowa Office, 248 1st Ave. E. Dyersville, IA Compensation: $12-$15 per hr Start Date: February 1, 2016 Job Responsibilities – Develop knowledge of agriculture, conservation, and clean energy issues – Engage rural communities in outreach efforts to advance conservation and clean energy objectives – Identify and build relationships with rural leaders – Author traditional, social, and digital media content – Represent the organization at meetings, conferences, and events – Collaborate with and participate in coordinated campaigns with partner organizations – Provide support to program staff in furtherance of policy objectives

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