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The Licking County Republican Party’s Internship Program is an opportunity for students to learn one or more aspects of the operations of a political party. Interns will have mentors from within the party who they will interact with each week. Mentors will include Republican Party officials, elected officials at the state, county and local levels of government, as well as judicial fields. Interns must be entering or in their junior or senior year in high school or be enrolled in college. Students seeking an internship shall complete an application (email us for an application LCRepublicanHQ@gmail.com ) and submit to the Licking County Republican Party c/o Billie Fiore-Zimmers, Chairman. Applications may be sent to Licking County Republican Party 48 N. 4th St., Newark OH 43055 or emailed to LCRepublicanHQ@gmail.com If you would like more information, email us or you can leave your name and number at 740-345-0500. Applications will be reviewed by Licking County Republican Party Chairman along with Party members Richard Harris- Vice Chairman, Cheryl Robertson – Secretary, Melissa Shilling, Esq., and Jeff Harris – 2nd Vice Chairman. The Summer Program runs from the 2nd week of June through the 2nd week in August (depending on start of school programs and classes). Internships dates are flexible and alternative time frames may be established upon approval of the Chairman and Vice Chairman. The program is conducted at the Republican Party Headquarters in Newark on Mondays from 8:00am to Noon. Additionally, travel around the county to meet and work with elected officials in the mornings on Tuesdays or Thursdays may be included in some of the programs. Internships run 10-15 hours a week. Schedules are set based on weekly assignments. Summer Hours are primarily Monday through Thursday mornings. Some evening hours may be required to attend political or community events and Republican Executive Committee meetings.
There are 3 Internship paths include:
Assistant Political Executive Director Internship
The Assistant Political Executive Director Intern will work in coordination with the Chairman and Vice Chairman in creating and maintaining a grassroots network and assisting in running the day to day operations of the headquarters. Interns will assist in developing ways to recruit grassroots volunteers, candidates and educate the republican voters. Interns should have experience working with Excel and Word computer programs. Interns will assist in identifying demographics within the voting population and develop strategy for outreach. Interns will be responsible for contacting elected official to gather information on campaigns and activities. Interns will assist in updating and maintaining data and contact information on elected officials, voters and volunteers. Interns will assist with scheduling political events and ensure proper staffing requirements are met.
Assistant Political Director Internship
The Assistant Political Director Intern will work in coordination with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Political Director in creating a viable and strong political organizational framework. Interns will assist in developing regional activities with local townships, municipalities, county and state officials along with members of the Licking County Republican Executive and Central Committee members. Additionally, Interns will assist in establishing networking skills among these groups, as well as outreach programs to establish contacts of individuals who are interested in seeking office. Interns will be required to prepare reports on activities which will be submitted to the Executive Committee and be asked to present overview of their activities at the Executive Committee’s Monthly meeting.
Assistant Political Press/Public Relations Director Internship
The Assistant Political Press/Public Relations Director Intern will work in coordination with the Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary with weekly contacting of current elected officials and potential candidates. Interns will conduct interviews of elected officials regarding the official’s job duties and responsibilities, current issues within the offices and community. Interns will be required to draft articles and press releases based on interviews conducted with elected officials. Interns will work with the Party’s Press contacts to establish contacts and relationships with reporters, as well as track press and media coverage, distribute and post press releases, and monitor Local, State and National Republican activities. Interns will assist in developing and implementing a social media strategy to effectively communicate the Licking County Republican Party’s priorities.
Upcoming Events – Save the Date -Following are some upcoming events. As we schedule more summer events, we will update the list
Following are some upcoming events. As we schedule more summer events, we will update the list. These are “Save the Date” as we obtain more details from the Elected officials and Candidates with time, place, costs etc… we will also post that information.
June 20th – State Representative Scott Ryan’s Annual Golf Outing.
June 30th – Event for Judge Duke Frost at the Newark Mannerchor.
July 18th – July 21st – RNC Convention.
Aug. 6th – County Recorder Bryan Long’s Annual Golf Outing at St. Albans Golf Course 8am start.
Aug. 31st Licking County Republican Party’s Annual Picnic 6pm at the Newark Mannerchor
Sept 15th – LCGOP Judicial Salute.
Licking County Board of Elections
MARCH 15, 2016 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
March 5 Saturday 8 am to 4 pm
March 7 – March 11 Monday – Friday 8 am to 7 pm
March 12 Saturday 8 am to 4 pm
March 13 Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm
March 14 Monday 8 am to 2 pm
Representative Scott Ryan Fundraiser – Feb. 25th 5:30pm-7pm at Moundbuilders Country Club with Special Guest Speaker of the House Cliff Rosenberger. $50 per person Checks payable and mail to Citizens for Scott Ryan 3216 Sharon Valley Rd., Newark OH 43055 or call Scott or Rodger Kessler at 740-258-3522 or email email@example.com
Sheriff Thorp fundraiser – March 3rd 6:30pm -8:30pm Spaghetti dinner $10. At Hanover entertainment center. Elect Randy Thorp Committee. Tickets on sale at the door. Entertainment Bryan Lewis. Questions call Neil 740-501-1100
Please join us at the Licking County Republican Party Election Night Appreciation Reception on Tuesday, November 3rd starting at 8:00pm. The event, sponsored by the Licking County Republican Women’s Club, takes place in the Grill Room of the Newark Elks Lodge located at 73 North Third Street. There will be complimentary light appetizers and a cash bar. We will be displaying election results from the Licking County and State BOE’s on big screen TVs. Come one, come all — Candidates, Campaign volunteers and supporters, family and friends.