We are hiring!

American Promise is leading the national cross-partisan campaign to win the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution so that people not money govern America. 

American Promise celebrates the diversity of our nation and seeks to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that vision. 

We are currently seeking to fill the following roles: Operations Associate, NCLC Intern, and Law Fellow. Details for all positions below. 


Operations Associate

Position: Operations Associate

Reporting to: Susan Muller, Events and Operations Director

Location: Cambridge & Concord Massachusetts

POSITION SUMMARY

American Promise is searching for an experienced, reliable and task-oriented Operations Associate. The Operations Associate will work directly with American Promise President and Directors and will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their work load and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing non-profit.

Specific responsibilities of the Operations Associate include:

  • Coordinate executive communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with volunteers
  • Schedule meetings and appointments and manage travel itineraries
  • Arrange events to take place outside of the work place, such as fund-raising, volunteer, and staff events
  • Prepare and organize internal and external financial and organization documents
  • Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele

Experience Required:

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software
  • Proficiency in collaboration and prioritization of duties
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities

Personal Attributes

  • Commitment to American Promise’s vision and mission.
  • Comfort in working in a rapidly changing, non-profit, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Appreciation of the challenges associated with building new infrastructure to support the rapid growth of an issue-driven non-profit in a highly complex political landscape.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.

To Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to Susan Muller, Events & Operations Director (susanm@americanpromise.net)

American Promise celebrates the diversity of our nation and seeks to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that vision.

 


American Promise NCLC 2018 Intern

Looking for energetic, passionate volunteer interns to work at American Promise; a cross-partisan leader eliminating the corrupt influence of money in our American Government through a 28th Amendment to our US Constitution. If you are interested in learning more about non-profits, government and politics, event planning, and entrepreneurship this could be your opportunity. 

The Director of Events is looking for students who can volunteer approximately 3-4 hours during the remainder of their school year, with possible increased hours in the summer, to prepare for the National Citizen Leadership Conference (NCLC) June 22 to 25th, 2018 in Washington D.C.  Volunteers will work out of our American Promise headquarters in Concord, MA leading up to, and wrapping up after, the NCLC at the Washington Hilton. If the candidate is available and willing, American Promise will cover candidates’ travel, hotel, and expenses to Washington, D.C. to enable the Director of Events implement a stellar Conference.

This position may include; assisting with registration, conference materials, room set-up, organizing volunteers, securing rights to films shown at the conference, purchasing conference store items, ordering personalized Leadership Awards, custom signage and registration items, helping book entertainment and other tasks needed to ensure a professional, successful NCLC. 

To apply, please send an email with a cover letter and resume to Susan Muller at susanm@americanpromise.net.



Law Fellow Program

American Promise is seeking to add one or more Law Fellows to our team in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The American Promise Law Fellow Program offers an opportunity for qualified law students and attorneys to engage in constitutional research, writing and advocacy to advance American Promise’s cross- partisan campaign to win the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution so that people, not money govern America.

The 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will replace the Supreme Court’s doctrine of political inequality, reflected in decisions such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, with foundational American principles of equal citizenship and representation and safeguards against systemic corruption.

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal research, analysis, writing, and other support for American Promise’s Writing the 28th Amendment program (http://www.americanpromise.net/writing_the_28th_amendment);
  • Engage in research regarding constitutional, campaign finance, election and corporate law as directed by the president or counsel of American Promise;
  • Assist in the drafting of a series of white papers, op-eds, FAQs and other communications.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Current 2L, 3L, or admission to Bar;
  • Strong academic record and passion for constitutional law;
  • Outstanding writing skills;
  • Commitment to the cause and goals of American Promise;
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment and work independently;
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.

While the American Promise Law Fellow Program provides unparalleled experience, it does not have the budget to provide compensation. In appropriate circumstances, a modest stipend could be provided.

To apply, send an email with a cover letter and resume to Jeff Clements (jeffc@americanpromise.net) with a cc to Johannes Epke (johannese@americanpromise.net) and Susan Muller (susanm@americanpromise.net).

American Promise celebrates the diversity of our nation and seeks to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that vision.