Responsibilities:

·       Shadow ICGA’s lobbying partners in Springfield, IL

·       Coordinate ICGA’s July Fly-In to Washington, DC

·       Attend the National Corn Growers Association July policy session

·       Prepare fact sheets and issue papers on ICGA’s top priorities

·       Schedule events for Illinois legislators on Illinois farms

·       Write a Political Action Committee August newsletter

·       Participate in weekly policy calls hosted by NCGA staff

·       Grow the ICGA political engagement platform

·       Provide support to ICGA staff or board members as requested

 

Required Qualifications:

·       Team player with a cooperative attitude

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Proficient phone etiquette

·       Currently enrolled in a two- or four-year institution

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Either living in or attending school in Illinois

·       Previous policy or political experience (i.e., working for a campaign, political science college coursework)

·       Understanding of agriculture and awareness of priority issues

·       Interest in pursuing a future in local, state, or national government or government relations or related field

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