About Sapphire Strategies
Sapphire Strategies is a digital agency in Washington, DC that works with Democratic campaigns and progressive organizations. We help our clients fundraise online, build their email and text lists, and run cutting-edge digital advertising campaigns.
Election Year Fellowship
The ideal candidate for Sapphire’s Election Year Fellowship is a graduating college senior with a strong interest in the role digital plays in progressive politics.
The Election Year Fellow will be a vital part of a team in executing digital fundraising and persuasion campaigns. Responsibilities include assisting in email drafting and production, online advertising campaign creation, building donation pages and compiling analytics. There will also be opportunities to assist with graphic designing. The fellowship is designed so that Fellows finish the program with a proficient understanding of digital political campaigns.
Salary is $3,750/month for this full-time position. This is a 6-month position that starts on June 1, 2020 and lasts through November 30,2020; a full commitment to the 6 months is required. For the right candidate, there may be opportunities to come on full-time after the fellowship is completed.
Writing and sending fundraising emails and texts
Proofreading and ensuring that all messages are mistake-free
Drafting copy and implementing paid digital ad campaigns
Setting up signup forms and donation pages
Designing creative across digital platforms
Compiling weekly reports of analytics from clients’ email campaigns, text campaigns, and digital advertising
Performing other duties as needed
Skills and Qualifications:
A strong interest in the evolving role of digital in political campaigns
Strong writing skills and the ability to write quickly under time constraints
Working knowledge of Photoshop or video editing experience is a plus
Knowledge of HTML is a plus
Experience with Google Ads and Facebook Business Manager is a plus
Familiarity with Blue State Digital or another CRM is a plus
Fluency in Spanish is a plus
Willingness to work a-typical hours for political candidates
Election Year Fellowship applications are OPEN. Deadline is April 1, 2020.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to .