Digital Campaign Trainer/Coach

Digital Campaign Trainer/Coach2019-09-17T10:29:13-06:00

Project Description

Digital Campaign Trainer/Coach (Contract Position) to Develop & Support Training for Campaign Staff

NDTC is hiring one consultant who specializes in general digital campaign strategy. NDTC is looking for folks who can support trainees as they learn digital skills such as sending emails using NGP 8, developing a digital content calendar, and building a campaign website, to name a few. This consultant will be supporting NDTC’s Staff Academy, which is a program designed to recruit, train, and connect new staff to paid career opportunities in Democratic politics across the country. When selecting program participants, we prioritize leaders who identify as women, trans and non-binary, and people of color.

Digital Campaign Trainer/Coach

We are hiring a digital campaign trainer/coach (contract position) to support our second cohort of aspiring campaign fundraising staffers (part of our Staff Academy). The consultant will:

  • Facilitate up to four webinars that provide an opportunity for trainees to practice and further engage with the on-demand online trainings they are taking during the 10-week program (requires some weekday evening availability between January and March)
  • Provide feedback on trainees’ assignments in writing, with occasional video chats to provide one-on-one coaching when needed
  • Coach trainees in weekly office hours held via webinar (day/time TBD based on your schedule)
  • Answer periodic trainee questions via email and Slack
  • Facilitate in-person sessions at the culminating in-person training in Washington, DC March 26-30, 2019


  • At least 1 cycle of experience as a Digital Director on a candidate campaign and 4+ years of political digital experience
  • Experience training others in political digital or other education/training experience
  • The ideal person for this role is a full-time consultant who is NOT open to joining a 2020 campaign full-time
  • You MUST be available to be in Washington, DC for an in-person train-the-trainer February 7-9, 2020; and in Washington, DC March 26-30 for the in-person training

Time Expectations & Compensation: The contract will run December 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020. Any non-local travel expenses (hotel, flights, meals) will be provided by NDTC separate from this approximate compensation plan.

The monthly expectation for this role will be:

  • December 2019: approx. 20 hours (estimated $1,200)
  • January 2020: approx. 55 hours (estimated $3,300)
  • February 2020
    • Hourly Consultation: approx. 55 hours (estimated $3,300)
    • 2/8/20: In-Person Train-the-Trainer Meeting in Washington, DC ($700 + all travel and lodging expenses) Note: anticipated travel on 2/7/20 and 2/8/20
  • March 2020
    • Hourly Consultation: approx. 60 hours (estimated $3,600)
    • 3/26/20-3/30/20: In-Person Prep Day & Training in Washington, DC (estimated $3,500)
  • April 2020: approx 5 hours (estimated $300)

To Apply: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please submit the following items (cover letters are not requested) to [email protected] with the subject line “Campaign Digital Consultant Application”.

  1. Your resume in PDF format
  2. Your feedback on the simulated trainee assignment included below. The trainee assignment is to create an auto-send email series for a new email subscriber. The materials you will need are:
    1. the emails you’re evaluating
    2. a rubric for evaluation
  3. Provide one scenario that you would suggest as a simulation in a live training setting to help trainees understand an essential skill for Digital Directors
  4. Two references (preferably current or former consulting clients)