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.
You’ll be working closely with the whole team at Sapphire Strategies in all aspects of digital outreach and campaigns. This is an extremely multi-faceted experience and look into the digital campaigning world. The internship pays a $15/hour and requires a 20 hours minimum per week.
The ideal candidate will have: a passion for advancing progressive and Democratic values, particularly in the digital space. Attention to detail. Strong writing and editing skills.
Below is a snapshot of the internship:
Learn how to formulate messaging for digital media (emails, ads, social media posts/content)
Write and build emails
Crafting social media posts/shaping social media presence
Building online fundraising campaigns: from petitions to donation pages
Create and traffic digital ads
Take part in the process of developing strategy for digital campaigns
Assist the team in maintenance of databases
Help with analytics and reporting
In terms of skill building, the internship will develop your toolset in these areas:
Drafting social media/emails
Researching candidates/campaigns/current events
Coding in HTML
Learning how to use major digital campaign platforms: Blue State Digital, ActBlue, NGP
How to build ad campaigns through major social media platforms: Google, Facebook and Twitter
Summer 2020 internship applications are CLOSED. Unfortunately, the summer 2020 internship is cancelled at the time due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Please check back for updates on our fall internship opportunities.
Our internships are offered on these timelines:
Spring: Mid-January - Early May
Summer: Mid-May - August
Fall: September - December