The Virginia Democratic Coordinated Campaign is the Democratic Party of Virginia’s statewide electoral effort to elect Democrats up and down the ticket in 2017.
May 31, 2017
The Coordinated Campaign’s grassroots infrastructure will span statewide in all 95 counties and will work to energize and empower local communities in support of electing the next Democratic governor and the Democratic ticket.
We invite you to participate in our unpaid summer fellowship program, which is designed to provide the next generation of leaders with practical experience in political organizing. Working under the supervision of Coordinated Campaign staff, Summer Fellows will be responsible for various tasks focused on community engagement. Much of their work will focus on recruiting, training and managing volunteers. Fellows will also participate in voter contact, working to persuade and mobilize voters to turn out for the Democratic candidates up and down the ticket.
This is position will be based across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Applicants should be available to devote 10-40 hours a week to the Fellowship Program.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
We accept candidates with varying skillsets and backgrounds. Applicants should possess:
- Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
- A strong desire to learn and pursue a political engagement career
- The ability to be detail-oriented, multitask, meet deadlines, and think critically & creatively
- The ability to work efficiently and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
- Commitment to electing all Democrats on the ballot
Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis and you will be contacted should you be chosen for an interview.
The Virginia Coordinated Campaign is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.