Full Time Positions
Membership Services Coordinator - View job description and application instructions here. (Open until December 22, 2017).
NFU is seeking a spring intern to assist with projects in government relations, communications, and/or operations departments. NFU is a grassroots, producer-driven organization that believes strong family agriculture is the basis for thriving rural communities.
If you are interested in attending meetings on Capitol Hill, creating written or visual content for our blogs, managing social media accounts, or learning how our organization works to ensure that the voices of our 250,000 members are heard, we encourage you to apply for our internship program. In addition to learning from our staff, the NFU internship program provides our interns with the flexibility to tailor their internship to their interests and create projects that will benefit them professionally.
Ideal candidates should possess a high level of organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks or projects at once, the ability to creatively solve problems and implement effective solutions that support objectives, the confidence to work independently without much supervision, and conduct research and gather valuable information in a timely manner. A background in animal or produce production, agriculture policy, and current political and environmental issues facing rural communities is a plus.
Additional qualifications include:
- Strong verbal communication skills
- Developing professional writing and editing skills
- Dedication to customer service when interacting with members via telephone or email
- Proficiency in Microsoft programs and photo editing tools
National Farmers Union offers a monthly stipend for our interns and provides the opportunity to travel across the country to our National Convention at the organization’s expense.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org . The subject line of the email should be “Spring Intern”.