The campaign to re-elect Ed Markey to the United States Senate invites you to join a new generation of activists, political operatives, and leaders of electoral change as a Fellow on Senator Markey’s 2020 reelection campaign. In this context, “a new generation” will relate to more than age as the campaign seeks to mobilize an intergenerational cohort of life-long learners eager to re-elect a leader in the fights that matter most.


Fellows are expected to commit to 10-15 hours/week, days of the week are flexible. Fellows may be expected to work nights and weekends. Please indicate if this may be a difficulty.


Applications for this position will be accepted and interviewed on a rolling basis.


Responsibilities include:

  • Utilization of relational organizing

  • Outreach to supporters

  • Recruitment of volunteers

  • Event planning and logistics

  • Training volunteers

  • Data entry and database management

  • Research and list building

  • Digital organizing


Leadership Development:

  • Fellows will be assigned to an organizer and will be asked to lead at least one project  

  • Fellows will receive training and coaching 1-on-1 from campaign staff and volunteer leaders in their area of interest

  • Fellows will be invited to join leadership conversations with campaign advisers, volunteer leaders, and consultants


Areas of Interest:

All fellows will be asked and expected to contribute to the organizing campaign as both digital and community activists. Fellows will also be given the opportunity to select areas of interest upon application so they can be matched to departments on an as-needed basis. The departments include:

  • Digital/Design

  • Fundraising

  • Communications

  • Political



  • A limited number of monthly stipends are available to those fellowship applicants who self-identify an economic need for a paid fellowship position.

  • For those with the economic ability to forgo a paid position, we encourage you to learn, grow, and lead with Team Markey while making space for underrepresented activists to step into this moment.

  • College credit is available pending school approval



Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Ed Markey for US Senate is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, criminal record information (except where permitted under applicable law), or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

About Ed Markey for U.S. Senate

As U.S. Senator, Ed Markey has been a champion for the issues that matter most to Massachusetts families. Earlier this year, Ed worked with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to introduce a Green New Deal to create millions of good jobs and counteract systemic injustices and address the existential threat of climate change. In the Senate, Ed has fought for net neutrality and a free and open Internet for all, advocated for workers’ rights including paid sick leave and a national $15 minimum wage, stood up to the Trump Administration’s senseless push for border wall funding, defended ROE v. Wade, and fought to protect Obamacare, Medicare, and Medicaid to ensure access to health care for millions of Americans At a time when the very core of our democracy is at stake, Ed is running for re-election in 2020 because he is committed to fighting for our values, our families, and our future.