Democratic Strategy Institute | National Democratic Training Committee

Calling All Future Field Directors

The Democratic Strategy Institute’s (DSI) Field Director Training Cohort is an intensive, 8-week program designed to transform experienced and effective regional organizing directors into strategic and impactful campaign leaders.

When inviting applicants to join our program, we prioritize leaders who are women, people of color, and transgender and non-binary people.

Best of all, the program is free for anyone accepted.

Level Up Your Skills. Level Up Your Impact.

Develop Strategic Field Plans that Reach Your Win Numbers

Learn how to develop and lead strategic field plans that reach your win number and engage communities.

Be a Crucial Leader and Decision Maker on Campaigns

Serve as a key player in campaign leadership and be part of decision making from the ground up.

Impact Communities Now and for Decades to Come

Create a vision and strategy that wins campaigns today and supports and guides those of tomorrow.

Does This Sound Like You?

You’ve walked the walk. You’ve talked. And oh how you’ve canvassed (maybe both virtually and in-person).

You have at least two cycles experience in the field and you are anxious to get back out there and use your organizing skills to make communities better.

You love uniting a community around a candidate or issue and you are passionate about helping to build stronger, more inclusive, and happier communities from the ground up.

And now you are ready to take your skills and passion to the next level and drive even more support for the Democratic values you believe in.

Build Your Political Network

  • Learn from experienced field staffers
  • Get your questions answered in weekly webinars
  • Receive job search support following program completion

Crafting Your Field Plan

  • Understand the different parts of the field plan
  • Developing data-driven strategies to win
  • Learn about cutting edge tactics such as distributed, digital, and constituency Organizing

Inclusive Management and Team Culture

  • Gain equity informed management practices
  • Learn best practices for hiring staff
  • Develop strong processes for managing your team

Are You Ready to Lead

If you are ready to empower communities, lead campaign field strategy, and be a key decision maker then you are ready for the Democratic Strategy Institute’s Field Director Training Cohort.

As part of this small and intensive cohort you’ll gain the skills you need to lead campaigns and drive change in communities. You’ll work closely with top campaign field experts who will teach you to win based on data-based strategies and real world in-the-field experiences.

Now is your time.