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Internship Details

About Internship:

NextElection is a new platform for democracy. As we build tools for all stakeholders in democracy, NextElection bridges the gap between citizens, journalists, experts and leaders, making it easier for them to connect while pushing for impact.

This particular internship focusses on content, engagement and outreach of and on the platform with specific attention on Bengaluru and the upcoming Bengaluru municipal elections. Candidates from Bengaluru and those versed in Kannada will be preferred.

Apart from an internship opportunity to learn on the job at with the requisite freedom to pitch ideas and pursue them, the internship also provides a chance to make a policy impact and help shape the level and direction of civic engagement in India.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Track local governance and political updates in Bangalore and Karnataka
2. Liaison with citizen leaders, issue champions and CSO in Bangalore
3. Conduct online surveys using the platform to understand the policy preferences and desires of citizens in different municipal wards of Bangalore
4. Work on innovative content and approaches to raising citizen awareness and to attract citizen and leader attention  to driven engagement and impact.

Perks:

1. Work from anywhere, we are a virtual collaborative team around the world. Bengaluru preferred.
2. Build your by-line and profile with us. We provide the latest publishing tools with options to write reports, conduct surveys, experiment with other forms of content to further empower the journalist in you.
3. Build your profile as a pioneer in the field of online citizen engagement.
4. Work with a diverse and experienced team while learning about other facets at a fast-moving startup along with others.
5. The freedom to pitch and pursue content ideas that put citizens (readers) at the core.
6. A letter of recommendation, based on the tenure and quality of work.
7. Possibility of a long-term paid internship or job offer.

No. of Positions

2

Application Deadline

Apply by: 15th Dec `19

Stipend

Rs. 1000-4000

About Company

NextElection is a global platform currently live in India and the US and would be expanding to the UK next. It is an operating system for democracy and governance from the central level down to local municipality. It is the first social media platform completely designed and crafted out of India and has been designed grounds up to solve the issues plaguing the current generation of social media which are value extractive rather than value additive in nature. 

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