We’re Hiring – West River Intern


South Dakota Democratic Party Summer Internship

The SDDP is now hiring a part time, paid Intern for Summer 2017. Flexible hours; Position open until filled. Apply today by sending a cover letter and resume to Benjamin@sddp.org.

The South Dakota Democratic Party provides substantive internships for driven, self-motivated college students seeking hands-on experience in a fast-paced political setting.

Interns work with top staff at the Democratic Party to develop and carry out the strategies that help South Dakota Democrats win.

The hired Intern will be based West River, preferably in Rapid City, and interns must be able to provide their own transportation. For more information, please send an e-mail to benjamin@sddp.org or call 605.271.5405.

To apply for consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to benjamin@sddp.org or via mail at:

South Dakota Democratic Party

ATTN: Internships

PO Box 1485

Sioux Falls, SD 57101

Job Requirements:

  • 15-20 hrs/week
  • Represent the South Dakota Democratic Party at local events
  • Support local County Parties and attend County Party meetings
  • Develop volunteer sessions and organize voter registration efforts
  • Serve as a liaison between County Parties and State Party staff
  • Actively recruit new volunteers and donors to the South Dakota Democratic Party
  • Frequent communication with State Party staff about upcoming events and projects
  • Complete required training in VoteBuilder, and continually update the database with information
  • Other tasks as assigned

The South Dakota Democratic Party is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or any other category prohibited by local, state, or federal law.