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🔗Advocacy Intern

  • Full Time
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • 17 USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: We are seeking a proactive and dynamic Advocacy Intern to bolster our communications strategy in preparation for and during the 2024 Legislative Session.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Position Requirements
    – Currently pursuing or completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Political Science or a related field.
    – Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    – Demonstrated interest in advocacy, historic preservation or the nonprofit sector.
    – Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks with deadlines.
    – Proficient with Microsoft Office; familiarity with membership platforms/donor databases and online communications tools is a plus.

    The ideal candidate
    – Is keenly interested in the intersection of advocacy, communication and historic preservation.
    – Is a self-starter, capable of taking initiative and working independently or as part of a team.
    – Possesses excellent organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects effectively.
    – Has a flair for storytelling, with the ability to craft messages that inspire action.

  • How to Apply:

    To Apply
    Please send your application to Dafni Kirkpatrick at To be considered, please include:
    – Resume
    – Cover letter explaining your interest in this role and how your skills align with the position
    – Two references (applicants will be notified before references are contacted)
    – One writing sample showcasing your ability to communicate effectively on advocacy issues

  • Contact Name: Dafni Kirkpatrick
  • Application Email:

Website Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation is a charitable nonprofit with a mission to promote the preservation and the inclusive sharing of the diverse architectural, historical and archaeological heritage of Florida.


Legislative Session Communication (90% of time)
– Assist in the development and execution of communication strategies aligned with the advocacy objectives.
– Create engaging content, including press releases, newsletters and social media updates to highlight our advocacy efforts during the legislative session.
– Monitor legislative developments and assist in crafting timely and relevant responses.
– Collaborate closely with the Development Director to amplify our member advocacy communications and engagement efforts.

Organizational Excellence (10% of time)
– Assist in preparing reports and presentations for the Board of Directors.
– Provide logistical support for fundraising events and other organizational activities.