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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

Position Summary

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.


Responsibilities Include

  • 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


To Apply

Election Year Fellowship applications are OPEN. Deadline is April 1, 2020. 


Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@sapphire-strategies.com.