Job Opportunities

Join the PLTV team! Job opportunities will be listed as they are available.

All positions are paid, work-study preferred. These positions are open to University of Pennsylvania students only. Send questions to pennvotes@upenn.edu.

Digital Coordinator

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Digital Coordinator

Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating copy and posting content on Penn Leads the Vote social media channels (graphics will be handled by designer)
  • Managing all aspects of social media (posting and reposting, responding to dms, updating linktree, etc).
  • Drafting and sending PLTV listserv emails 
  • Working with Designer and leadership to maintain and update digital brand 
  • Managing Social Media and Content Creation Fellows alongside the Designer 
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization, such as staffing tables 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Demonstrated interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team, and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete high priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem solving skills and outside-the-box thinking 
  • Experience managing social media accounts is a plus
  • Experience with MailChimp, MyEmma, or similar email service is a plus
  • Available for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you would contribute to PLTV’s goals and your relevant experience to nichwill@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Graduate Partnerships Coordinator

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Graduate Partnerships Coordinator

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage communications between PLTV and our graduate partner organizations 
  • Develop relationships with graduate student organizations 
  • Explore opportunities for partnership development and organizational collaboration 
  • Facilitate event opportunities for graduate student outreach (ie Grad Fair)
  • Develop coordinated graduate student outreach plan
  • Assist with other duties as they arise within the organization 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Enrolled in a graduate program at Penn
  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team, and organizational skills
  • Ability to complete high priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated experience with grant-writing and fundraising is a plus
  • Available for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you would contribute to PLTV’s goals and your relevant experience to nichwill@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Events Coordinator

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to assist as Events Coordinator.

As Events Coordinator, responsibilities would include:

  • Planning for all PLTV events including tabling, events with partner organizations, and larger events for registration and election day
  • Coordinating all logistics for events such as space and table reservations and acquiring materials 
  • Working with Field Organizer in gathering and managing volunteers for events 
  • Manage communication with other organizations for event partnerships
  • Assist with other duties as they arise within the organization 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Strong writing skills and comfortable presenting to large groups
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to triage crises and coordinate many moving parts at once 
  • Commitment to PLTV’s mission and a self-starter attitude to take initiative
  • Experience with event planning and logistical coordination is a plus
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meeting

Students in the Class of 2025 or 2026 strongly encouraged to apply. 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter to nichwill@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Research and Analytics Coordinator

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to assist as Research and Analytics Coordinator. 

As a Research and Analytics Coordinator, responsibilities would include:

  • Conduct research around voting habits and policies throughout the country
  • Create and test strategies to improve Penn Leads the Vote’s efforts such as message frames, communication styles, design recommendations, and more
  • Communicate with external organizations conducting surveys around student voting and conducting research on effective engagement
  • Lead a team of student volunteers conducting their own research
  • Compile and analyze data pertaining to PLTV’s mission and voting trends locally, state-wide, and nationally
  • Develop summary reports and data analysis on campus and community voting trends in Philadelphia
  • Track weekly PLTV impact and share these findings at weekly team meetings 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to write and present clear, concise reports based on data research
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills, and ability to work well on a team
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work independently in a fast-paced environment, including presentations and research summaries
  • Commitment to PLTV’s mission and a self-starter attitude to take initiative on projects and research
  • Experience with datasets and analysis (R, Python, Stata, SPSS, Excel)
  • Experience conducting surveys is a plus
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, and a cover letter that includes descriptions of three projects or research topics you would like to develop with PLTV that do not already exist to nichwill@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Tabling Coordinator

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks 2 qualified candidates to join the PLTV team as Tabling Coordinators

Responsibilities will include:

  • Staffing PLTV events
  • Work with the Events Coordinator to ensure that events are staffed
  • Manage communications with volunteers
  • Work with the Digital Coordinator to conduct outreach to potential volunteers
  • Assist with other duties as they arise within the organization 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, team, and organizational skills
  • Robust problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrated experience with voter registration or general event volunteering is a plus
  • Available for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume and a cover letter highlighting how you would contribute to PLTV’s goals and your relevant experience to nichwill@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.