Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy, is committed to adding dedicated and dynamic individuals to our team. Our offices, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, are a fun and fast-paced place to work.
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Spring 2019 Public Policy Internship Opportunity—Paid
Power to Decide seeks an organized and detail oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a Public Policy Intern for the Spring 2019 Semester. The Public Policy Intern will support the policy team’s efforts by tracking legislation and votes, preparing materials for Hill meetings, developing advocacy materials, assisting with research, representing Power to Decide at briefings, and general administrative duties. The Public Policy Intern reports to the Senior Manager of Public Policy. This is a great opportunity to learn how a small non-profit organization advocates for its policy priorities.
The Program Coordinator will assist in the coordination and support programmatic and operational activities within the Programs team at Power to Decide. This includes supporting the management and implementation of the scope of work associated with One Key Question and Reproductive Well-Being (Intentionality). The Program Coordinator is an integral part of supporting the implementation, expansion, and promotion of program activities and serves as part of the team that ensures the success of the programmatic activities of the initiative. The Program Coordinator is expected to work in close coordination with members of the Programs team and external stakeholders as part of the One Key Question and Reproductive Well-Being initiatives. The ideal candidate should be organized and detail oriented. The Program Coordinator will report to the Chief Program Officer.
Senior Manager, Programs
Power to Decide seeks an experienced professional to serve as Senior Manager, Programs. This position reports to the Vice President of Programs and will work closely with colleagues across the organization to coordinate and implement the Innovation Next project. They will be responsible for Power to Decide’s work to enable early innovation to address teen and unplanned pregnancy with a focus on digital strategies and Human Centered Design approaches. This will include providing capacity building assistance related to innovation, working with existing partners and establishing new partnerships, representing Power to Decide at meetings, pursuing funding opportunities related to the work, and searching for innovative ways to advance the work. They will also provide support on other programmatic activities as appropriate. Capacity building will specifically involve the development and implementation of two Human Centered Design workshops and additional follow-up support by email, phone, webinar, and in-person depending on the nature of the support. The Senior Manager, Programs will be responsible for coordinating the Power to Decide team supporting Innovation Next grantees.
Please note, this position is funded through a Cooperative Agreement and contingent on the renewal of funding in June 2019. Travel will be required for this position (approximately 35% of the time). Power to Decide is based in Washington, DC but for this position we are willing to consider applicants located within the continental United States.
The Controller has overall responsibility for the financial management of Power to Decide, from accounts payable and receivables, through monthly financial close and year end audit. The Controller reports to the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer. We are looking for someone who will think big, embrace innovation, and seek new ways of addressing issues. The successful candidate will be responsible, conscientious, adaptive, and resourceful. They will be value diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives; be collaborative and proactive; and work effectively as part of an integrated cross-functional team.
Senior Manager, Digital Product
The Digital Product Senior Manager will design and manage the ongoing improvement and growth of Power to Decides’ signature program Bedsider.org, the Bedsider birth control reminder app, PowertoDecide.org and other digital products that are developed by Power to Decide. These properties offer an exciting opportunity to help people take proactive control of their sexual and reproductive health. The Digital Product Senior Manager will report to the Senior Director, Digital Programs and Education, and will work closely with designers, developers, subject matter experts, and researchers to deepen the engagement of users. The ideal candidate will have a unique blend of technical and business skills, and the ability to make product strategy a reality within a fast-paced, iterative product development cycle.
Please note: Power to Decide is based in Washington, DC but for this position, we are willing to consider applicants located within the continental United States.
Public Policy Intern
Power to Decide seeks an organized and detailed oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as a policy intern for the Fall of 2018. The Public Policy Intern will support the policy team’s efforts by tracking legislation and votes, preparing materials for Hill meetings, developing advocacy materials, assisting with research, representing Power to Decide at briefings, and general administrative duties. The Public Policy Intern reports to the Senior Manager of Public Policy. This is a great opportunity to learn how a small non-profit organization advocates for its policy priorities.
Communications and Media Intern
Power to Decide is looking for a highly motivated Communications and Media Intern for the fall semester. This role will provide support to the entire team by writing blogs, press releases, and other materials, as well as helping plan and execute our annual luncheon in October and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and detail oriented.
Interning at Power to Decide
An internship at Power to Decide is a prearranged, structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time frame. The experience must be relevant to the intern’s academic and professional goals, and to the research and program activities of Power to Decide.
All internship applicants must submit an application, resume, and cover letter as a complete package to be considered—incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Writing samples may be requested for work with specific departments.
To apply for an internship or for any questions regarding interning at Power to Decide, please email the Coordinator, Office and Fulfillment.