Staff Academy Communications Content Reviewer

  • Part Time
  • Temporary
  • Telecommute
  • Applications have closed

Website trainDems National Democratic Training Committee

NDTC is hiring one consultant who specializes in communications 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 communications 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 Communications Content Reviewer
We are hiring a campaign Communications Content Reviewer to support our third cohort of aspiring campaign comms 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, and others as needed in order to prepare for grading and review completed feedback
Attend regular meetings with Communications Live Training and Professional Development Coach to discuss grading as needed (typically weekly)

Qualifications:

At least 1 cycle of experience as a Communications Director on a candidate campaign OR comparable Communications Leadership role and 4+ years of political comms experience.
The ability to assess the execution of the following skills using the NDTC grading rubric:
developing a communications plan
drafting a stump speech in the candidates voice
compile and manage a press list
create and manage campaign content calendar

Time Expectations & Compensation:

The contract will run January 4, 2021 to April 30, 2021. The rate for this role is $60/hour.