Latino Victory Project Intern - Latino Talent Initiative

3 days left

Employer
Latino Victory Project
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 23, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

Position Summary

The Latino Victory Project is looking for a Latino Talent Initiative intern to help manage our newest initiative, a program that identifies, recruits and advises Latinos on high level staffing positions for incoming elected officials, as well as foundations and social justice organizations. This intern will have a supporting role in all aspects of developing the program and will be responsible for maintaining the database, vetting candidates for a wide variety of positions, and at times reporting to key stakeholders and allies in the program.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Maintain an organized and efficient database of job candidates and job openings
  • Aid in strategy for advertising available positions in all sectors and agencies
  • Under staff supervision, screen interested applicants, which may include reference calls with recommenders and/or former supervisors
  • Help in creation of monthly reports for internal and external tracking of LTI's impact
  • Support the program advisory committee, keeping them informed and incorporating recommendations
  • Coordinate with ally organizations and stakeholder groups to solicit talent recommendations
  • Help craft talking points and materials for the LTI program
  • Coordinate key events that address the lack of Latinos in the Federal Government, Congress and at the state and local level

Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to manage and respond to multiple priorities in a fast-changing environment
  • Experience working with databases and organizing information
  • Familiarity with LinkedIn and other tools to identify professionals and their skill sets
  • Attention to detail while tracking progress of overall program goals
  • Spanish language is a plus