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Chris Lyons’ Hill Job List for July 30, 2010

Chris Lyons’ Hill Job List for July 30, 2010

Posted on 30. Jul, 2010 by clotureclub in Jobs

The office of Rep. Scott Murphy has a fall semester opening for an unpaid full time intern to aid our administrative and legislative staff. Responsibilities include: taking phone calls, processing constituent mail, and performing other special projects for staff. Applicants should be reliable, hard-working, and have strong writing and communication skills. Interns will attend briefings for the legislative staff and assist in the constituent correspondence process. Applicants with Upstate New York ties are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to casey.duffy@ mail.house. gov with applicant name in the subject line.

Topic: Finance Interns Position on Front Line MD Race
Jul 28 05:26AM -0700 ^

Finance Interns needed for a Front Line 2010 Congressional Race for a
Blue Dog mid-Atlantic candidate. This will be a great opportunity be
part of the finance team on a nationally targeted campaign.

Interns will work in a fast-paced environment and be given ownership
over specific fundraising tasks while being a part of the overall
fundraising operation. Interns will be primarily involved in donor
research, event organizing and attendance solicitation, and donor
maintenance/ upkeep, with other tasks as needed.

Candidates should be well organized, efficient, and have computer
knowledge. Excel and database knowledge is useful. No previous
campaign experience required. A positive attitude, willingness to
learn and be part of a team is a must. Applicant must have a laptop.
The position base is flexible and can be out of Washington D.C. or the
mid-Atlantic congressional district. The internship is unpaid,
however if located the congressional district, housing can be
provided. Email resume and start date availability to Megan at
bluedogeasternshore @gmail.com

Topic: Seeking Finance Assistant on Frontline Congressional Race
Jul 28 05:25AM -0700 ^

Availability to start should be ASAP!

Finance Assistant needed for a Front Line 2010 Congressional Race for
a Blue Dog mid-Atlantic candidate. This will be a great learning
opportunity, in a fast paced targeted race for someone excited to
learn about Fundraising and Campaign Finance.

This person must be a self starter, well organized, efficient, and
have computer knowledge. They should have worked in a database
program previously or a savvy quick learner, hard worker. Advanced
excel knowledge is useful but can be taught. NGP experience is
preferred but not required. No previous campaign experience required
but preference will be given to those who have interned/volunteere d in
the finance department of a campaign. A positive attitude,
willingness to learn and be part of a team is a must. Applicant must
have a laptop and a car. The position will require being primarily
located in the Eastern Shore Congressional District with frequent
travel into D.C. Housing in the district can be provided.

Job Description:
Included but not limited to:

• Works with the finance director and the candidate to execute the
finance plan logistics.
• Train and oversee Interns in NGP, Finance Research and Projects
• Train and oversee volunteers in phone banking, assembly line
process, etc. relating to fundraising as needed
• Works with the candidate and finance director to develop new
prospect lists
• Implements (along with the FD) the systems to research prospects.
• Manages the research queue and updates & reports on prospect
research projects
• Chases outstanding pledges on a systematic consistent basis
• Staff various parts of the Call Time Program- discuss the call cue
with Finance Director
• Executes all call time follow up including but not limited to pledge
emails, thank you letters and pledge tracking
• Enters call time results and pledge results into NGP and Call Time
Document
• Staffing Fundraising Events
• Being a team player and engage in all aspects of the campaign as the
rest of the team does

Please email resume with salary requirements, lap top , and car
status, and available start date to bluedogeasternshore @gmail.com
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Congressman Gary C. Peters, representing Michigan’s 9th District, has openings for unpaid interns this fall in his Washington, DC office. Interns in the Washington office will attend briefings and hearings, draft constituent correspondence, and conduct tours of the Capitol building. Interns also will answer phones as well as perform data entry and general office duties. Internships are available expressly for the purpose of furthering educational and career opportunities; therefore they are unpaid and usually awarded to college-level students.
Though there is no application deadline, interested students are encouraged to apply early as the positions are limited. Internships are currently being offered for the fall semester on both a full and part-time basis. Selection is based on an applicant’s educational background, work experience, interview, and writing samples. Applicants should be willing to work both individually and as part of a team, and be able to thrive in a dynamic, high-energy work environment. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, references and a writing sample to vicki.christner@ mail.house. gov . Those with Michigan ties are encouraged to apply.
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Moderate Blue Dog Democratic Congressman seeks unpaid intern to start immediately. The intern will be responsible for many duties including answering phones, leading Capitol tours, greeting visitors, assisting legislative and other staff, writing constituent correspondence, shadowing the Congressman, etc. Please send cover letter and resume to fallintern@yahoo. com.
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Fall internship opportunities are available in the office of Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY). In addition to assisting front office staff with general administrative duties, interns will have the opportunity to work closely with legislative staff on researching new legislation, drafting constituent correspondence, as well as various other projects. Applicants should have strong written and verbal communication skills, be detail oriented, organized, dependable, able to multi-task, and have a positive attitude.

New York ties are preferred but not required. If interested, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to NY18Internship@ mail.house. gov.

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New York City Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is seeking unpaid Interns for the fall semester, 2010. Interns will:
• Assist in the preparation of constituent letters, press releases, floor statements, speeches, bills, and amendments.
• Attend briefings, hearings, and special events where they may have the opportunity to meet with Members of Congress, members of the Cabinet, and leaders of industry and the press.
• Perform research at the Library of Congress.
• Respond to information requests from constituents.
• Gain valuable Hill experience and learn about the federal legislative process.
• Interns are also responsible for assisting in sorting incoming mail, greeting visitors, and answering the telephone.

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to the Intern Coordinator at Intern2.NY08@ mail.house. gov or send via fax to (202) 225-6923. Put ‘Internship Application’ in the subject line. No drop-ins or phone calls. Deadline for applicants is August 6.
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Rock the Vote is seeking highly driven and committed individuals who are detail-oriented, proficient in internet research, able to work in a fast-paced campaign environment, and have strong interpersonal communications skills to join our midterm election team. An unwavering commitment to democracy and youth civic engagement is required. Good organization, a little flexibility and a sense of humor are all recommended! Sound like you or someone you know? Visit http://www.rockthev ote.com/jobs/ internships. html for a complete position description and to apply!
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Democracy 2.0 Summit Manager, Mobilize.org

Organizational Description

Mobilize.org was founded in 2002 on the campus of UC Berkeley called CAL Lobby Day, a successful effort to organize for increased funding for student housing and a decrease in student fees. 150 young people met with their elected officials and discussed the challenges that students faced as tuition was set to increase again and there was a shortage of affordable student housing. This valuable and empowering exchange between young people and their elected officials resulted in a reversal of tuition increases, saving UC students nearly $100 million, protecting the University’s budget more than any other state-funded program. The largest victory, however, was passing the first ever bond for student housing in the amount of $15 million, which was matched by the University for a total of $30 million. It was the passion and dedication of just a few young students that made this dream a reality and the immediate afterthought was: “If we can mobilize 150
students to Sacramento and make nearly $130 million in changes in one year, what could we do if a national movement was established? ” The question arose, “Who is advocating for us?” With this question, Mobilize.org was formed.

Over the past eight years, Mobilize.org has grown from a campus effort with ten students to a national movement for the Millennial Generation (individuals born between 1976 – 1996) with tens of thousands of Millennials in every state. The mission of Mobilize.org is to improve democracy by investing is Millennial-led solutions. Our theory of change is entitled Democracy 2.0 and it refers to the process by which the Millennial Generation actively builds the democracy that we hope to inherit.

Job Description:

Mobilize.org is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Democracy 2.0 Summit Manager to work with the Vice President of Programs to manage the investments (financial capital, social capital and human capital) of Mobilize.org. During a Democracy 2.0 Summit, Mobilize.org convenes Millennials to discuss issues important to them on their campuses and in their communities, provides space for them to work collaboratively to propose solutions and hosts a competition during which Millennial compete for funding to support the implementation their solutions. These funded solutions are then supported by Mobilize.org and our partner organizations, providing networking opportunities, best practices templates and skill-building opportunities, aimed at increasing the impact of the funded projects. The Summit Program Manager will be the key point of contact between funded projects and the resources available.

The position will report to the VP of Programs and create and execute the support programs (financial and leadership) offered to Democracy 2.0 awardees, measure and evaluate our ongoing work, share the stories and successes of Mobilize.org (and our funded projects) as well as provide support as needed on Summit execution.

Salary: DOE ($32,000 +) and comprehensive health benefits
Duties of the Democracy 2.0 Summit Manager:

Programming for D2.0 Summit
o Data Management + Participant Outreach
o Summit Competition Criteria + Participant Information
o Event Planning (Logistical Support, etc.)

Awardees Support Plan: Work with VP of Programs to execute comprehensive Awardee Support Plan.
o Plan and execute post-Summit follow up for participants and awardees. F.org support.
o Act as the contact for Summit participants and conduct all post-Summit follow-up and evaluations.
o Work with the Director of Communications to prepare messaging pieces around Democracy 2.0 Awardees.
o Build Democracy 2.0 Summit Awardees Support Calendar
o Work with Director of Development to create and manage fundraising and sustainability resources for awardees.

Qualifications:

• At least 1 year Program Management experience in a high-growth, entrepreneurial environment.
• Ability to create sustainable, long-term plans as well as execute those plans on a daily basis.
• Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision and values of Mobilize.org.
• Experience working in high-pressure situations; including ability to manage multiple tasks and travel fairly often.
• Ability to think strategically while executing tactically within a resource-constraine d environment.
• Strong writing skills and experience communicating online, and offline, with Millennials.
• Ability to make decisions independently combined with an ability to work collaboratively.
• Familiarity with social networking, online tools as well as database management.
• Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail combined with an ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.

Application Information:

To apply, please submit a thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position, as well as a resume and 2 references and a brief writing sample via email to Maya Enista, Chief Executive Officer, maya@mobilize. org. The application deadline is Monday, August 20th, 2010 at 5 PM EST. Applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the Mobilize.org website (www.mobilize. org).

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SPEECHWRITER – Democratic Senator seeks an experienced speechwriter to
write speeches, op-eds and press statements. Excellent written and
oral communications skills are essential, as is the ability to work
both independently and collaboratively in a fast paced environment.
Hill experience preferred. Please send resume and writing sample to
democraticspeechwri ter@gmail. com
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Press Secretary: Senior moderate southern Democrat seeks experienced,
creative, and politically savvy press secretary for busy press
operation in a fast-paced office. Candidates for this position must
have excellent writing abilities in a variety of formats, including
press releases, media advisories, e-newsletters, talking points,
statements and other written materials drafted for the Member. Must
demonstrate ability and familiarity pitching stories to local and
national media and respond to journalists’ inquiries. Candidates for
the position must be able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
under short deadlines, be a team player, be proficient at managing the
web site, staffing editorial board meetings and have demonstrated ‘on
the record’ experience, and be able to work effectively with personal
office and Committee staff in executing an effective communications
strategy for the Member. This is not an entry-level position.
Candidates for this position should provide: 1) a cover letter; 2) a
resume; and 3) a writing sample.
No calls or drop-ins, please.
Apply to: Pressposition10@ gmail.com
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———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Alexandra Acker Lyons Democratic GAIN <info@democraticgain .org>
Date: Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 2:30 PM
Subject: Still Interning?
To: emlamia@gmail. com

Hi ——,
So you’re interning…
Wish you could finally make the jump from your internship to a paid full time position but not sure how to make it happen?
Take the first step by attending one of Democratic GAIN’s Intern to Career: Making the Transition Workshops.
GAIN will be hosting two workshops – one next Thursday, August 5th and one Friday, August 20th – so pick one that works for your schedule and get ready to jump start your job search!
During these workshops we’ll cover the skills you currently have as an intern, and how to use these to propel yourself into a full time position. We’ll go over the basics of resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and most importantly, using your network from your internship to get a real position!
Speakers include Tom Manatos from Speaker Pelosi’s office, Courtney Sieloff, founder of the JobsThatAreLeft listserv, and other Democratic political professionals!
Space is limited so register to confirm your spot!
Details:
What: Intern to Career: Making the Transition Workshop
Date: Thursday, August 5th & Friday, August 20th
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM & 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Where: GAIN Office, 1850 M St NW, Suite 1100
Cost: $5
RSVP: August 5th Session; August 20th Session
Questions: info@democraticgain .org
We hope to see you in August!

Alexandra Acker Lyons
Executive Director
Democratic GAIN Upcoming GAIN Trainings & Events:

Intern to Career: Making the Transition
Thursday, August 5th
1:00 PM
Register Here

Intern to Career: Making the Transition
Friday, August 20th
4:00 PM
Register Here

NGP Training
Thursday, August 26th
4:30 PM
Register Here

Copyright 2010 Democratic GAIN – Grassroots Action Institute and Network. All Rights Reserved.

This email was sent to ‘emlamia@gmail. com’ from Democratic GAIN.
If you wish to stop receiving email from us, you can simply remove yourself by clicking here.
To update your profile and/or email address click here.

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Field Organizers Needed – Targeted by RNC – Democratic NY State Senate Campaign
Jul 29 07:28PM -0400 ^

Targeted by RNC – Democratic NY State Senate Campaign: Field Organizers
Needed

Didi Barrett for New York State Senate Campaign – 41st District is seeking
field organizers to assist our campaign which is one of the few state senate
races that the RNC has decided to target. This is an excellent opportunity
to work on an exciting grassroots campaign which encompasses most of
Dutchess and all of Columbia counties in the Hudson Valley.

Didi is a 100% pro-choice candidate running to unseat anti-choice incumbent
Senator Stephen Saland (R). Of the 62 members in the New York State Senate,
just ten are women. That’s less than 16. Didi has served on the boards of
Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice New York. A longtime advocate for
women and girls and was the founding chair of Girls Incorporated and founder
of the New York Women’s Foundation. She has also been active in an array of
non-profit arts organizations including the American Folk Art Museum, Half
Moon Theater and others. In the political word, Didi has served on the
finance committee for both Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator Kirsten
Gillibrand’s campaign committees.

You also will be a part of making history. It was a 100 years ago that this
district was represented by a Democrat in the New York State Senate. It
was FDR.

Responsibilities include:

• Recruitment: Build and Managed Neighborhood Teams across your
assigned turf to
knock on doors, phone bank, host events, voter registration, and meet
voter contact
benchmarks

• Events: Assist with house parties, parades, festivals, and other
events

• Management: Assist with forming campaign’s voter database team;
Oversee the the
preparation of walk packets and phone bank call lists; Provide daily
reports from the field
on voter contact and volunteer recruitment.

Requirements include:

• Must have previous campaign experience

• Must know Votebuilder

• Must have a car

The position is $1500/month plus gas and phone expenses as well as housing
if needed. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to
jobs@didiforsenate. com <marietta@didiforsen ate.com>


Marietta Daniel
917-415-4022
marietta.daniel@ gmail.com

Topic: Congressional Campaign Seeks Call-Time Manager (PA)
Jul 29 02:58PM -0700 ^

Strong Congressional campaign seeks a Call-Time Manager/ Finance
Staffer to staff and organize the candidate’s call time, conduct donor
research, work with the Finance Committee in raising money, conduct
follow-up calls, thanking donors, manage NGP and all Finance lists,
help with FEC compliance, and work with other staff members. We
already have a great candidate who enjoys doing call time, strong
polling, a well-connected Finance Committee, and a solid fundraising
staff. You must be willing to work in the Congressional District in
Pittsburgh. The ideal candidate will be friendly, organized, familiar
with NGP, be able to work long hours, and have their own
transportation and laptop. Send a resume and 3 references to
mainehdcc@gmail. com

Topic: CO Data Associate at ISSI
Jul 29 05:43PM -0400 ^

JOB DESCRIPTION: Data Associate

ISSI is a not-for-profit corporation providing on the ground state-based
data management, targeting and coalition-building advice and services to a
variety of clients, including advocacy groups, charities and political
organizations. These services are interconnected and while each team member
may specialize in a particular area all staff collaborate extensively on a
range of projects for state-based 501c3s, 501c4s, and 527s including Labor,
environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, education advocates, civil
rights organizations as well as non-profit, non-partisan civic engagement
groups.

Location: Denver, CO

Summary

This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to spend time this
cycle working in campaign and political data management. The position will
provide assistance to our state team on a variety of topics ranging from
project management of our clients’ voter file infrastructure to support for
our analytics, targeting, and modeling operations. This is a short-term,
election season opportunity.

Job Functions

• Work with our state team in CO to support state and national
campaign and political data management.

• Administer, support, and train users on voter file systems (Catalist
and VAN) / other online organizer tools.

• Generate voter lists for mailing, canvassing and phoning.

• Data manipulation of voter, membership, volunteer, or other lists
for matching and uploading into the voter file.

• Participate on a national data and technology team dedicated to
building a permanent, shared, national technology infrastructure.

• Assist with planning clients’ meetings on targeting, modeling, and
polling issues.

Key Qualifications

• A strong commitment to progressive and charitable causes is a must.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability
to communicate technical subjects to non-technical individuals.

• Familiarity with online electoral tools such as Catalist or the VAN
(Voter Activation Network) is a plus.

• Strong Excel skills or experience with databases such as a
desktop-scale platform like Microsoft Access or more advanced SQL and query
construction is a plus.

• Diplomatic, professional approach to problem solving while working
independently or on a team.

• Ability to manage several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize
work effectively.

• Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular
hours and to travel as needed.

Salary is commensurate with experience.This is a short-term, election season
opportunity.

To apply, please email (include the job title as subject line) a copy of
your resume, a cover letter and three references to:

jobs-data@infoservi cesgroup. net.

ISSI is an equal opportunity employer.

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Start Your Progressive Political Career—Earn As You Learn!

This on-the-job paid training is an excellent opportunity for a career-minded, professional political organizer.
We voted for Change in 2008, and now the 2010 Democratic Campaign Management Program is looking for the next generation of progressive political organizers to continue the momentum. Increasing the political outcomes for minority and under-represented communities happens when we increase the participation of minorities in the electoral process.
Participants receive intensive training while working on a high-profile Democratic Congressional campaign. Gas & cell phone allowances, and housing is provided. Training begins second or third week in August and runs through the first week of November. Applicants must be able to relocate temporarily and have a car & insurance.
African American organizers are especially needed to motivate and activate under-represented communities. Please apply ASAP for the August DCMP by sending your resume, cover letter & 3 professional references to: DemCampaigns@ aol.com.

$400/week plus expenses

Midwest or Southeastern US

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Project Assistant, Our Fiscal Security Project
“Our Fiscal Security”, a joint effort of Demos, the Economic Policy Institute and The Century Foundation, aims to refocus the public dialogue around the national debt, deficits and entitlement programs from one that revolves around cutting federal programs to a more productive conversation centered on strategic ways to shore up, rather than slash, our important programs.
The Project Assistant will report to the Online Communications Coordinator, with a work schedule centered on helping to build and maintain the project’s new website. The main responsibilities are focused on interaction with web CMS, as well as research, some blog and media release writing, plus a variety of additional project responsibilities as needed with the evolution of the Fiscal Security project work. The position is ideal for a college student or graduate student with an extensive knowledge of and demonstrated interest in social media, policy reform, and federal budget/economic issues.
Responsibilities:
• Format and populate content for project website launch;
• Update website with regular content submissions from project partners on an ongoing basis;
• Monitor news, blogs, and social media for important content to post and/or respond to;
• Cultivate, and occasionally write, blog updates for the website;
• Develop relationships with key online venues;
• Other duties as assigned.
Additional Requirements:
• Recent college graduate or current student pursuing degree in relevant field preferred;
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team;
• Ability to innovate and take initiative;
• Strong writing skills are a must;
• Attention to detail;
• High level of knowledge of federal budget issues, preferably with specialized knowledge on social security and deficits/debts;
• High level of website and social media skills and knowledge;
• Advanced written and verbal communications skills.
Compensation:
This position pays $15 per hour, with up to 30 hours per week during Summer 2010 and 12-15 hours per week during the school year. This position runs through the end of the 2010 calendar year and may be extended through spring 2011.
How to Apply:
Please submit a 2-3 page writing sample with cover letter and resume to Gennady Kolker at gkolker (at) demos (dot) org. Include in the subject line “Project Assistant and Your Name”. No follow-up phone calls on applications, please. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Topic: JOB: Field Organizers, Texas State Representative Race (Dallas)
Jul 28 05:47PM -0500 ^

We have several paid field positions open on our campaign. We are
looking specifically for canvassers to work on a State Representative
race in Dallas. Ideally, we’re looking for a few select individuals
who will become part of the team until Election day in November. Paid
canvassers can have as little or much roll in the campaign as they
like. We do not require any campaign experience we just need
individuals who can communicate effectively at the door. We will
conduct paid training and ensure that each canvasser is comfortable in
their role.

The requirements for the position include:
*afternoon/evenings and weekends available
*have a positive attitude and presentable appearance
*be able to attend staff meetings and trainings
*be willing to work hard for a good cause

Please contact us if you’re interested.

Estella French
512.484.9507
estella.french@ gmail.com

Topic: JOB: ISSI National Data Associate
Jul 28 04:08PM -0400 ^

JOB DESCRIPTION: National Data Associate

ISSI is a not-for-profit corporation providing on the ground state-based
data management, targeting and coalition-building advice and services to a
variety of clients, including advocacy groups, charities and political
organizations. These services are interconnected and while each team member
may specialize in a particular area all staff collaborate extensively on a
range of projects for state-based 501c3s, 501c4s, and 527s including Labor,
environmental groups, pro-choice advocates, education advocates, civil
rights organizations as well as non-profit, non-partisan civic engagement
groups.

*Location*: Washington, DC

Summary

This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to break into a career
in campaign and political data management and get exposure to this work on a
national level. The position will provide assistance to our team on a
variety of topics ranging from project management of our clients’ voter file
infrastructure to support for our analytics, targeting, and modeling
operations.

Job Functions • * *Work with our team in DC to support both state and
national staff and clients on a variety of voter file needs. •
Administer,
support, and train users on voter file systems (Catalist and VAN) and other
online organizing tools. • Generate voter lists for mailing,
canvassing and phoning. • Data manipulation of voter, membership,
volunteer, or other lists for matching and uploading into the voter
file. •
Participate on our 18-state data and technology team dedicated to building a
permanent, shared, national technology infrastructure. • Assist with
planning clients’ meetings on targeting, modeling, and polling topics. •
Manage our lending library and deploy Palms to the field for
canvassing. •
Pitch in as needed on a variety of other ad hoc projects.
Key Qualifications • A strong commitment to progressive and
charitable causes is a must. • Strong interpersonal and communication
skills including the ability to communicate technical subjects to
non-technical individuals. • Familiarity with online electoral tools
such as Catalist or the VAN (Voter Activation Network) is a plus but not
required. • Strong Excel skills or experience with databases such as a
desktop-scale platform like Microsoft Access or more advanced SQL and query
construction is a plus. • Diplomatic, professional approach to problem
solving while working independently or on a team. • Ability to manage
several tasks/projects concurrently and prioritize work effectively. •
Must be a self-starter; willing to work sometimes long, irregular hours and
to travel as needed.

This is a full-time four-month contract position. To apply, please email
(include the job title as subject line) a copy of your resume, a cover
letter and three references to: jobs-data@infoservi cesgroup. net. ISSI is an
equal opportunity employer.

Topic: Wanted: Field Organizers for New York Congressional Campaign
Jul 28 05:35PM -0400 ^

Upstate New York Frontline Democrat is seeking field organizers for a
top-targeted congressional campaign. Organizers will implement an
aggressive field strategy to empower volunteers, identify supporters and
turn out voters in November.

Responsibilities include:
– Recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers, team leaders and
interns
– Organizing community events, phone banks and canvasses
– Participating in direct voter contact
– Staffing and managing field offices
– Representing the campaign in the region, on campus and at community
meetings

Applicants must:
– Work well independently and as part of a team
– Commit to working long hours, 7 days a week
– Be strong public speakers with excellent communication and social skills
– Be able to prioritize multiple projects and demands under a deadline
– Be competitive, high-energy and highly motivated
– Be creative and resourceful problem solvers
– Have a dependable vehicle and valid driver’s license
– Have a laptop computer and cell phone
– Have a positive attitude with a good sense of humor

Experience with campaigns, community organizing and/or student organizations
a plus. This is a short-term position through the middle of November.
Relocation to Upstate New York is required.

The position offers competitive salary, health insurance stipend and gas
reimbursement. Supporter housing is available. To apply, send resume and
at least three professional references to: NYFieldOrganizer@ gmail.com

Topic: JOB:P/T Online Organizer, Change Congress (San Francisco, CA or Telecommute for the Right Person)
Jul 28 04:39PM -0400 ^

Friends,

Change Congress is hiring A SOCIAL MEDIA MAVEN (aka, “Maven”)(logo in
the works).

Maven will be charged with cultivating Change Congress’s social media
community. Using whatever tools make sense, s/he will drive messaging
and activity to grow the community of activists eager to wrench
fundamental change in DC.

Requirements:
• Endless social media (blogging, Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo, etc.) experience;
• Endless passion for the cause of fundamental change;
• Endless energy to leverage the political events of the moment into a
continuing narrative about why fundamental change is necessary.

Duties:
• Working with sister organizations, you will feed the community
regularly and well, with messaging around news events, candidates,
organizations, and activism connected to the cause of changing
Congress, as well as petitions where appropriate;
• Working with researchers, you will identify stories relevant to the
cause, and feed the community with those stories;
• Working with leaders from the reform community, you will feed the
Change Congress blog, either with your own content, or with invited
content;
• Working with your own imagination, you will plot strategies for
driving energy to this movement;
• In 10 years time, you will be thought of as the one person who
understood how social media could change the world, because you will
have changed the world using social media. (How management will assess
this requirement is still under review.)

This position is currently part-time, though it will grow with
demonstrated success. We will agree on a regular level of output, and
on targets to measure success. You will be wildly underpaid given the
work you’re doing (saving democracy), but you’ll feel very good about
it.

Please, only qualified, serious candidates need apply. Submit your
resume to monica@change- congress. org. Include 2-3 paragraphs or a link
to a YouTube video (joke) (maybe) telling us why you would be perfect
for this job.

And if you’re not the perfect person, please pass this along to that person.

Thanks!

Topic: Farmworker Justice seeks Communications Coordinator, Washington DC
Jul 28 03:45PM -0400 ^

Jason’s last post reminded me I have a similar situation. I’m leaving
Farmworker Justice after 3 years as their Communications Coordinator and I’m
helping them look for a replacement. I can tell you they are a great
organization to work for: really good work environment, nice boss, friendly
co-workers and a good benefits package. I am only leaving because I feel
the need to do something different. Check out our website,
www.farmworkerjusti ce.org for more info on what we do.

*Farmworker Justice*

*Job Announcement, Washington, D.C.*

*Communications Coordinator*

Farmworker Justice, a national advocacy, litigation and education
organization for migrant and seasonal farmworkers, seeks a Communications
Coordinator to advance its work in the fields of labor rights, immigration
policy, occupational safety, health and corporate responsibility. The
Communications Coordinator furthers FJ’s advocacy, litigation,
capacity-building, and public education. The Communications Coordinator
reports to the Executive Director and collaborates closely with FJ’s other
staff. Position announced July 27, 2010 until filled. Information on the
organization is at www.farmworkerjusti ce.org. Instructions for applying are
below; do not reply to this email.

*Job Responsibilities*

§ Publication of *Farmworker Justice News *(a semi-annual newsletter),
annual report, organizational brochures, policy briefs, and other
publications

§ Manage websites, social media, listserves and other systems, and manage
consultants

§ Assist in creation and implementation of national media strategies,
develop and maintain relationships with journalists, prepare press releases
and talking points for FJ staff, arrange press conferences and other media
coverage, assist in capacity-building on media to local organizations

§ Author, co-author, edit and proof-read reports, articles, blog postings,
proposals and website content

§ Manage databases of media coverage, academic studies, government reports
and other information on farmworkers, and facilitate dissemination

§ Organize internal collaborative processes to facilitate staff and Board
of Directors participation in communications activities, enhance
effectiveness of communications, and assure quality control of publications

§ Ensure consistent branding and building of reputation of the
organization.

*Job Qualifications*

§ 2 – 5 years relevant experience in communications

§ Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in communications or related
field; advanced degree a plus.

§ Demonstrated strong commitment to social justice and strong interest in
the mission of Farmworker Justice.

§ Excellent writing, editorial, verbal and analytical communications
skills, and ability to communicate effectively within the organization

§ Skills, creativity and commitment to promote the organization and advance
its issues in diverse audiences and in a variety of ways, including through
publications, websites, social media, email alerts, letters to supporters,
special-event promotion

§ Ability to work with and manage outside consultants on media and public
relations, graphic design and technical website issues

§ Computer proficiency, professional experience with social media, and
familiarity with content managements systems, listservs and databases

§ Ability to manage multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment
with the limited resources available in a not-for-profit organization

§ Bilingual English and Spanish preferred, but not required

§ Basic photography skills a plus.

Salary commensurate with experience and competitive with similar
not-for-profit organizations. Excellent benefits, including health
insurance, salary-reduction plan, retirement plan and generous leave
policies.

Send well-written cover letter with resume and writing sample to Ms. America
Rivera, Senior Administrative Assistant, Farmworker Justice, 1126 16th
Street, N.W., Suite 270, Washington, D.C. 20036, or email to *
fj@farmworkerjustic e.org*, or Fax (202) 293-5427.

Topic: Earth Day Network – IT Manager
Jul 28 11:35AM -0700 ^

— I was the Director of IT and am now leaving the organization. I’m
assisting in the search for a replacement. Please send all cover letters and
resumes to Lisa Swann, VP of Communications at swann@earthday. net.

Jason

*Earth Day Network – IT Manager*

All Earth Day Staff are responsible for articulating and contributing to an
inspired vision for the organization; taking projects from concept to
lift-off to completion; learning and adapting from experience; listening and
working as a team to generate and implement new ideas; building
relationships to bridge differences and find common grounds with people
inside and outside of the organization at all levels of society;
communicating effectively, orally and in writing; and demonstrating
exemplary levels of personal integrity and leadership.

*JOB DESCRIPTION*

The IT Manager reports to the Vice President of Communications.
Responsibilities are outlined but not limited to the following:

*Responsibilities: *

1. *Manage all Information Technology (IT) for EDN *

*Management & Oversight*

• Evaluate and manage technology consultants and vendors

• Serve as main Point-of-Contact and standardize vendor
relationships with CITI; Speakeasy; Dell etc.

• Research new software/vendor options and costs

• Review/approve technology-related invoices

• Develop our internal practices with regard to becoming a
data-driven, information organization with effective knowledge management
and institutional memory

• Purchase of Equipment and Services

• Manage related expenses and billing

• Provide Strategic, Operational, and Emergency Planning

• Provide System/Information Security

• Perform System Research, Plans, Proposals and Documentation

• Monitor and resolve all needs on priority, urgency and importance
basis

• On-call 24×7

• Execute approved purchase orders for technical and office
supplies/services

*Network and Desktop Admin*

• Provide basic desktop/laptop computer and network support

• Manage email and network user accounts

• Guide network and information security institutional memory (e.g.
archives)

• Offer and develop software support/training/ assistance, including
listservs

• Individual User Support for ALL staff, seasonal/PT workers,
interns and volunteers

• Network Maintenance including server, physical network

• Network, Remote, Email and Calendaring Account Management* *

• PC/Workstation and other Equipment

• Develop and document operational policies and procedures related
to technology

• Monitor server backup*s*

1. *Web Development*

– Assist the Online Director with the creation of content for the Earth
Day Network website and its social networking sites
– Assist the Online Director with building, testing and executing
e-activism email blasts, campaigns and sign-ups
– Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop and other web authoring programs
required

*Additionally, the Acting IT and E-activism Director is expected to:*

1. *Support Earth Day Events and Activities *

• Attend and participate in EDN events

• Provide data entry, technical assistance as needed etc…

• Work with program Directors and Communications staff to develop
materials in support of Earth Day events.

1. *Contribute to EDN project management, business flow, and
administration: *

• Serve as bridge with communications team and technical vendors

> Jul 28 01:13PM -0400 ^

Anne Lewis Strategies, LLC, a strategic online communications consulting
firm, seeks part-time or full-time interns for August 15 to November 15.
Must be able to work at least 15 hours per week, mostly in the mornings.
Full time is preferred.

Anne Lewis Strategies, LLC, works on the front lines of campaigns to protect
and expand Democratic majorities in the House, Senate and Governor’s
Mansions, and work with some of the nation’s leading environmental,
pro-choice and non-profit organizations.

Intern candidates must have excellent attention to detail, a willingness to
pitch in, and first rate writing and editing skills. Experience on college
newspapers is preferred. Stipend is possible.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to
info@annelewisllc. com. No phone calls please.

Topic: Job: National Outreach Associate, DemocracyInAction
Jul 28 09:12AM -0600 ^

Job: National Outreach Associate, DemocracyInAction

DemocracyInAction is looking for a technology-savvy individual
interested in working at the intersection of technology and social
change to join our outreach team. The primary role of this position is
to expand the reach of DemocracyInAction in the nonprofit community and
help organizations organize effectively online with the “Salsa”
organizing platform. Locations include Washington, DC, Seattle, WA, or
Missoula, MT. Full description –
http://salsalabs. com/o/8001/ p/salsa/website/ public2/? reference= Job%20Opportunit ies

Topic: JOB: Field Director, Texas State Representative Campaign (Dallas)
Estella French <estella.french@ gmail.com> Jul 27 05:13PM -0500 ^

Experience: Canvassing and voter database experience preferable but
not required.
Length of job: Nov. 2nd/3 mon.
The field director would be responsible for recruiting, training,
maintaining and mobilizing field volunteers, managing interns, and
paid walkers. Also, they will be responsible for organizing phone
banks and canvassing schedules. Training will be especially important
to ensure that the proper message is being conveyed both at the door
and over the phone.

1. Coordinate with the campaign team to implement strategies for
mobilizing volunteers.
2. Locate, recruit and train volunteers and staff
3. Oversee and coordinate daily canvasses and phone banks.
4. Create and implement visibility plan, including large signs, yard
signs and election day visibility.
5. Create infrastructure for volunteer tracking and maintenance.

Estella French
512.484.9507
estella.french@ gmail.com

Topic: UN Foundation: Director of Online Communications
Jul 28 10:01AM -0400 ^

*DIRECTOR, ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS
*The United Nations Foundation

Open Date: July 22, 2010
Close Date: August 5, 2010

The Director of Online Communications oversees the strategic and day-to-day
online engagement of the United Nations Foundations and all related
campaigns and on-line properties. The Director works with Communication
Directors and Associates to implement Internet and multimedia strategic
plans for www.unfoundation. org and the full range of social media outlets.
He/she will assist in strategic outreach to grassroots supporters to
increase awareness, donations and participation. The Director is responsible
for ensuring the successful project management for all on-line activities
related to public affairs at the foundation. The UN Foundation sponsors many
campaigns, including, www.nothingbutnets. net, www.girlup.org,
www.betterworldcamp aign.org, www.ondayone. org,
www.energyfuturecoa lition.organd others.

*Department/ Issue Area:*
Public Affairs

*Reporting Relationships/ Scope:*
The Director of Online Communications reports to the Executive Director,
Communications and Public Affairs, and is a member of the Public Affairs
team.

*Responsibilities/ Deliverables: *
• Create and maintain foundation-wide email and on-line content calendar
• Coordinate the backend technology, primarily Convio.
• Work independently and with a team to identify, create and implement
creative on-line strategies; makes recommendations for content and online
communications tools.
• Lead web content development process to include writing and editing web
content and email messaging, and project management for the Foundation’s
program areas.
• Work with the Public Affairs team and program staff on campaigns to keep
branding and messaging consistent on and offline.
• Keep up-to-date on online communications and web industry standards and
trends.
• Work and coordinate with outside consultants, negotiating terms and
contracts when needed.
• Manage the online communications team.
• Other projects and duties as may be assigned.

*Selection Criteria
*• Ability to communicate effectively with wide range of constituencies.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
• Knowledge and prior use of HTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator,
Microsoft Office.
• Broad understanding of social networking with examples of current and
successful uses of online networks – for example, blogging, YouTube,
Facebook.com, Twitter.
• Minimum 5 years of writing and organizing Internet-related projects.
• Minimum 1-2 years managing a team.
• Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Public Relations,
International Relations or related field preferred.
• Excellent writing skills.
• Familiarity with and interest in the United Nations and international
affairs is essential.
• Excellent conceptual, analytical and organizational skills.
• Ability and willingness to work in teams.
• Preferred:
o Familiarity with Convio CRM and CMS systems

*Compensation and Benefits:*
Salary commensurate with experience. Actual salary will depend on
qualifications and anticipated contribution to the Foundation.

UNF pays 100% of medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
premiums for its employees and 75% of medical and vision for employees’
dependents.

In addition, UNF provides 20 days of paid vacation per year, 12 paid
holidays, three personal days per year, an immediately vested 150% matching
403(b) contribution up to a limit of six-percent of employee pay, Metro Pass
benefits, and flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care.

*Location:
*1800 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 400 in Washington D.C.

*To Apply:
*Email resume and cover letter to estivers@unfoundati on.org and/or fill out
formal application here: https://home. eease.com/ recruit2/ ?id=515317&t=1

UNF is an equal opportunity employer.

____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ __
Web developer @ DNC/OFA
Jul 28 07:27PM -0700 ^

Hi all, we’re looking for a front end developer to start ASAP at the
Democratic National Committee/Organizin g for America. We’re open to
both temp thru Nov or longer term. Here’s the app:

http://my.barackoba ma.com/page/ s/fewdevapp

Please pass this along to anyone you think may be interested.

Thanks all,

Natalie

Natalie Foster
New Media Director
Organizing for America::DNC

Topic: Economics Fall Internship with Global Financial Integrity

*Economics Internship*

*About Global Financial Integrity:*

Global Financial Integrity (GFI) is a research and advocacy organization
that fights the massive outflow of capital from developing economies by
working to curtail international money-laundering, tax evasion, and
corruption. An estimated $850 to $1,060 billion or more exits poor countries
every year – 10 times the amount of foreign aid these countries receive from
Western economies. These illicit financial flows forestall economic growth
and good governance in poor countries and threaten the security of rich
countries. By reducing the flow of illicit capital additional funds will be
available for investment in developing states which will create greater
opportunities for development.

In January 2009, GFI launched the Task Force on Financial Integrity and
Economic Development (Task Force). The Task Force is a unique global
coalition of civil society organizations and more than 50 governments
working together to improve transparency and accountability in the global
financial system.

*About the Internship:*

The unpaid *Economics intern* will work directly with the economics team
here in our Washington D.C. office and assist in the research and writing of
academic papers which study illicit capital flight and its effect on
economic development and global financial stability. He/she must
demonstrate initiative, solid research and writing abilities, organizational
skills, and most importantly have an interest in macroeconomics and
development issues.

Responsibilities

– Research and data collection from macroeconomic online databases [IMF,
World Bank, Central Banks]
– Perform literature reviews and research in scholarly databases
– Compilation and manipulation of spreadsheets, tables and graphs in
Excel

Requirements

– Must be a current student or recent graduate, majoring in Economics
with coursework or commensurate experience in international finance and/or
trade.
– Experience with database manipulation in Excel [familiarity with EViews
and/or STATA and plus].
– Solid writing and web-based research skills.
– Familiarity conducting literature reviews in scholarly or academic
databases.
– Strong interest in macroeconomics, in particular capital flight and its
effect on capitalism, development, and security.

Fall Term 2010: September through Mid-December (start and end dates are
flexible)

For more information, visit
http://www.gfip. org<http://www.google. com/url?sa= D&q=http://www. gfip.org&usg=AFQjCNF_ rqdpXROEnQqHskaE 0YfTJqZCFA>or
http://financialtas kforce.org<http://www.google. com/url?sa= D&q=http://financialt askforce. org&usg=AFQjCNH6ctZZTQ0 hOytEd6UQsI5ipQp ong>

* *

*To apply*: Please send resume and cover letter by email to
econ_internship@ gfip.org, directed to Karly Curcio. In your cover letter,
please specify dates and times of availability, where you learned about the
internship, and an acknowledgement that the internship is unpaid. Please
put “*GFI Econ Intern*” in the subject line of your email.

Topic: Deputy Finance Director Needed
Jul 28 12:58PM -0700 ^

A Southern U.S. Senate race is looking for a Deputy Finance Director to begin on
or before August 15th. Must have at least one cycle of experience and be willing
to relocate. Knowledge of FEC compliance is preferred. The Deputy Finance
Director will work closely with the Finance Director and the consulting team.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with event planning,
managing all aspects of call time, and keeping the database updated. If
interested, please send resumes to jobs@bulldogfinance group.com.

Topic: P/T Office Assistant in Architecture Firm
Jul 28 11:48AM -0700 ^

Design firm seeking Part time/Administrative Assistant
2:30pm-6:30pm. Perfect for architecture or design students looking
for part-time hours!

Long-term temporary needed in the late afternoon to support the
partners of a busy architectural firm with phones, travel planning,
scheduling, catering for meetings, light market research, create basic
Wd documents and edit more complex ones, basic excel data entry into
spreadsheets and ability to do simple graphs. Gain valuable exposure
to a design firm! Salary to $14 per hour

Please send resumes to amanda.adams@ trakservices. com or call me at
202-466-8850, refer to job # 13898907.

Topic: CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN SEEKING INTERNS FOR DCCC FELLOWS PROGRAM
Jul 28 02:15PM -0400 ^

*Top tier congressional campaign seeking interns. Interns will receive
recognition through the DCCC Fellows program.*

Interns will organize and mobilize key constituents and volunteers with the
objective of re?electing freshman member of the U.S. House of
Representatives.

Interns will recruit and manage volunteers, build coalitions
through outreach, organize campaign events, generate grassroots support and
do direct advocacy.

Specific responsibilities of the interns include but are not limited to:

• Recruiting, training and mobilizing volunteers in their assigned regions
• Planning, organizing and executing canvasses, phone banks and visibility
events
• Expanding contact with Democratic Party leadership and activists
• Outreach to community leaders and elected officials
• Representing the campaign at community events
• Build and execute a grassroots driven Get Out The Vote effort

Successful applicants will demonstrate the following qualifications:

• Strong organizational and time?management skills
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong work ethic and ability to handle multiple projects
• Ability to adapt quickly and accomplish goals as set forth by the campaign
• Results?oriented, dependable, and proactive
• Prior experience working with campaigns is a plus
• Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality
• Desire to effect political change
*
*
*To apply for this position please send resume to: **jonascourey@ gmail.com*
*

Topic: Internship with Rep. Matsui
Jul 28 02:16PM -0400 ^

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Five major trends for churches in America by Thom Rainer

July 31st, 2010 Administrator–>

Discerning future trends can be difficult if not risky. If we miss a trend, we risk missing opportunities because we had our resources directed elsewhere.

I am thus careful when I do trend projections. I am especially careful when I am projecting trends that will have a direct impact on the churches in America.

The basis for the trends

The trends that follow were not created in a vacuum. Most the information is based on studies we have done at LifeWay Research. But much of this research provides us information and facts about today’s realities. It does not offer certitude for future trends.

The process is analogous to weather forecasting. We can see all the ingredients that will likely cause a specific outcome. But those factors can change, so we can never say that we are 100 percent certain.

Five major trends

Because most of the research that is the basis for these trends was related to American demographics, we must not extend the projections beyond our nation’s borders. Nevertheless, it is possible that some of the research could have implications beyond American churches.

1. Our nation will see the emergence of the largest generational mission field in over a century. According to our current research, the Millennial generation, those born between 1980 and 2000, will have a very low Christian representation. Our estimates now are that only 15 percent are Christian. With a huge population of nearly 80 million, that means that nearly 70 million young people are not Christians.

2. The dominant attitude of this huge generation toward Christianity will be largely indifferent. Only 13 percent of the Millennials rank any type of spiritual matter as important to their lives. They are not angry at churches and Christians. They simply ignore us because they do not deem us as meaningful or relevant.

3. Senior adult ministries in churches will experience steep declines. As the large Baby Boomer generation moves into their older years, they will resist any suggestion that they are senior adults, no matter how senior they may be. Unfortunately, many churches are slow to adapt to new realities. If they do senior adult ministry the way they’ve always done it, it will be headed for failure.

4. The large Boomer generation will become more receptive to the gospel. Our data is anecdotal for now, but we are seeing indications that the Boomers may actually become more interested in spiritual matters in general, and Christianity specifically. If so, this trend will be counter to other trends where adults tend to become less receptive to the gospel as they age. The Baby Boomers have tried it all and found no joy. They may likely turn to the hope of the gospel.

5. Family will be a key value for both of the large generations. For the Millennials, family is their most important value. Nearly 8 out of 10 Millennials ranked family as the important issue in their lives. They told us that they had healthy relationships with their parents who, for the most part, are Baby Boomers. Some churches say they are family friendly, but few actually demonstrate that value. Churches that reach both of these generations will make significant changes to become the type of churches that foster healthy family relationships,

The opportunity to respond

We believe these trends may indeed become reality. They admittedly do focus only on two generations, but these two groups are the largest two generations in America’s history. They cannot be ignored.

Trend projecting is a meaningless exercise if it fails to engender action. Ultimately each local church must determine where God is leading the congregation. In the case of the five trends noted here, the opportunities seem significant. May the response of Christians and churches be nothing less than radical obedience.

Thom Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources, and for 15 years prior to that led a church and denominational consulting firm. He is the author of 22 books, including his latest, Transformational Church.

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Employee Recognition Study Shows Millennials Expect More Feedback from their Managers

A recent study of over 800 respondents regarding a wide range of employee recognition preferences confirms that our youngest workers and those new to the workforce expect more feedback and encouragement than other workers.

Cindy Ventrice, author of Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works”Both those who have been in the workforce 4 years or less and those who are 25 and younger strongly prefer frequent feedback,” according to recent research completed by Cindy Ventrice the author of Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works.

On a scale of 1-5, with 5.0 most preferred, those 25 and under rate weekly feedback a 3.7 and those employed four years or less rate it a 3.6, while overall respondents rate the importance of weekly feedback a 3.4.

According to Ms. Ventrice, it is important to note that there is virtually no difference between the preferences of young workers and those who are new to the workforce, but entering in their late twenties, thirties, or even later when it comes to frequency of feedback preferences.

The survey also looks at the preference for daily encouragement. Those 25 and younger have a more pronounced need for frequent praise (3.6) than other newer workers (3.3) and even more so than the overall workforce (3.0).

Ventrice recommends managers and supervisors meet the need for frequent feedback by offering occasional corrective feedback and generous amounts of praise. “Don’t keep young employees guessing. Let them know they are on track, and they will reward you with increased enthusiasm.”

The research also found Millennials and those new to the workforce have significantly higher expectations in three additional areas: work/life balance, structure, and socializing. Five age groups were represented in the study: 25 and under, 26-35, 36-45, 46-55, and 56 and over. Years of full time employment were broke down to four segments: four years and under, 5-10, 11-25, and 26 years and over.

About author Cindy Ventrice:

Cindy Ventrice is the author of the best-selling book Make Their Day! Employee Recognition That Works and the companion guide Recognition Strategies that Work. She has been quoted in The New York Times, Harvard Business Update, Workforce Magazine and on CNBC. She has worked with managers in 14 countries and has helped hundreds of organizations improve employee morale and loyalty through effective recognition strategies.

For access to the full report or for additional information contact Cindy Ventrice or visit www.maketheirday.com/generational.htm

Cindy Ventrice

831-476-4224

http://www.maketheirday.com

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