Fundraising Content Reviewer - National Democratic Training Committee

Fundraising Content Reviewer to Support Training for Campaign Staff

NDTC is hiring one consultant who specializes in fundraising tactics for candidate campaigns. 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 are women, trans and non-binary, Indigenous, and people of color. 

In this program, cohort members submit assignments for review and feedback in order to practice the skills needed to operate on Fundraising/Finance teams on Democratic campaigns. We are hiring a consultant to work with our program team to review submitted assignments in a timely manner and provide effective feedback that helps our cohort members grow and succeed.

Campaign Fundraising Content Reviewer

We are hiring a campaign Fundraising Content Reviewer to support our third cohort of aspiring campaign fundraising staffers (part of our Staff Academy). The Reviewer will specifically:

  • Provide feedback on trainees’ assignments in writing
  • Attend meetings with a NDTC Instructional Designer, Staff Academy Program Associate/Specialist, and others as needed in order to prepare for grading and review completed feedback
  • Conduct 1:1 feedback sessions with trainees, as needed
  • Attend regular meetings with Fundraising Live Training and Professional Development Coach to discuss grading as needed (typically weekly)

Qualifications: 

  • At least 1 cycle of experience as a Fundraising/Finance Director on a candidate campaign OR comparable Fundraising Leadership role and 4+ years of political fundraising experience.
  • The ability to assess the execution of the following skills using the NDTC grading rubric:
    • developing a fundraising/finance plan
    • formatting and preparing call sheets
    • NGP and/or spreadsheet Pledge tracking process 
    • Understanding campaign finance laws 

 

Time Expectations & Compensation:

The contract will run January 3, 2022 to April 30, 2022 with a mandatory onboarding in December (exact date TBD). The rate for this role is $60/hour. 

There will be 7 assignments in the duration of this contract and additional time requested for feedback on the cohort members’ Campaign Fundraising/Finance Plans throughout the program. On average, we expect each assignment to take 15-20 hours to complete grading. There will be team meetings in preparation for grading each assessment. Additional hours may be requested to review grading and align on feedback with the Fundraising Live training and Professional Development Coach. 

The monthly assessment expectation for this role is outlined below. 

  • January 2022: Prep work for assignments + 1 Assignment
  • February 2022: 3 Assignments
  • March 2022: 2 Assignments
  • April 2022: No assessments – time may be requested for a 1-2 hour debrief

 

To Apply: 

Please submit the following items (cover letters are not requested) via email to Danny Perez at [email protected] with the subject line “Campaign Fundraising Content Reviewer Application”. Applications received by November 30th, 2021 will be given priority consideration. No calls, please. 

  1. Your resume in PDF format
  2. Two references (preferably current or former consulting clients)
  1. Two to three examples of fundraising content you created with a 1-paragraph explanation of the key metrics used to evaluate the success of the content
  1. Review and provide your feedback on the simulated trainee assignment, using the rubric below. The simulated assignment was to do donor research and create four call sheets. The materials you will need are:
    1. Trainee Call Sheets for Review
    2. Call Sheet Rubric
    3. Template call sheet cohort members were provided, for reference
    4. Sample call sheet cohort members were provided, for reference