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Communities United for Police Reform
Administrative Internship Summary: The Administrative Intern is an unpaid 25 hour a week position from June 2014 - July 31, 2014 that will work with CPR's Special Projects Coordinator to support CPR's efforts to implement a new database and website. The intern will focus on entering, organizing, and cleaning data in addition to supporting the data transfer. In addition this position will also work on key administrative special projects (i.e. creating or writing administrative memos as needed, working with vendors, supporting CPR's space search, and coordinating logistics for CPR's major events.) The ideal candidate is detail orientated, committed to police accountability, flexible and effective in a fast-paced and evolving environment, and has a great sense of humor.
Qualifications and Skills of Ideal Candidate
Enthusiasm for administrative and operations projects: The ideal candidate is interested in creating and building systems to support small organizations, self reliant, and is willing to take the time to do things well.
Detail oriented: This role will support CPR in reaching our communities in a more efficient and streamlined way. The ideal candidate is great with numbers, data, details, and has a great memory.
Passion for/knowledge of police accountability issues, and demonstrated commitment to the vision and values of CPR. Knowledge of key issues, commitment and demonstrated experience working with/organizing diverse communities directly affected by discriminatory policing, including: communities of color, low-income people, youth, LGBT people, homeless people, immigrants, women, and people with disabilities.
Understanding of, and flexibility in, a small team, fast-paced environment and excellent organizational skills: creative, results and detail-oriented, and able to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities within deadlines.
One - two years of previous administrative experience preferred.
Knowledge of Constituency Relational Management Systems (CRM's) preferred.
Position Reports to: Special Projects Coordinator
This is an unpaid part-time internship, most work will be during business hours, but schedule varies based on activities of the campaign, and will require working evenings and weekends, when needed. The Administrative Intern will receive a monthly metrocard to cover transportation expenses.
How TO APPLY:
How to apply: As pdf attachments, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email’s subject line, include the position title: “Administrative Intern”. The position will be open until filled. Preference will be given to applications received by 6/1/2014. No phone calls please. We appreciate all applicants, but please be advised that we can only respond to those we intend to interview. For more information about CPR, please visit our website at www.changethenypd.org
About Communities United for Police Reform (CPR): Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) is an unprecedented campaign to end discriminatory policing practices in New York City, and to build a lasting movement that promotes public safety and policing practices based on cooperation and respect – not discriminatory targeting and harassment.