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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.


Position Summary

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:

Responsibilities Include

  • 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

To Apply

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