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)
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.
There will be 3 assessments in the duration of this contract and additional time requested for feedback on the cohort members’ Campaign Communication Plans throughout the program. On average, we expect each assessment to take 20-30 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 Communications Live training and Professional Development Coach.
The monthly assessment expectation for this role is outlined below.
January 2021: Prep work for assignments
February 2021: Assessment 1 + 2
March 2021: Assessment 3
April 2021: No assessments – time may be requested for a 1 hour debrief
Please submit the following items (cover letters are not requested) via email to Danny Perez at email@example.com with the subject line “Campaign Communications Content Reviewer Application”. Applications received by November 13, 2020 will be given priority consideration. No calls, please.
Your resume in PDF format
Two references (preferably current or former consulting clients)
2-3 examples of communications content you created with a 1-paragraph explanation of the key metrics used to evaluate the success of the content.
Review and provide your feedback on the simulated trainee assignment, using the rubric below. The trainee assignment is to write new “Living Wage” and “Right to Choose” sections of the “Issues” page on Nicole’s Website and then draft a new, roughly three-minute stump speech for Nicole Strong to deliver at a meeting of the SEIU Kentucky Chapter 320. The materials you will need are:
Trainee Stump Speech and Issues re-write to be graded
Stump Speech Rubric
Nicole Strong base Stump Speech they were provided, for reference
Nicole Strong Campaign website they were provided, for reference
Context for the audience in question they were provided, for reference
PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFO AND MATERIALS FOR THE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS/PROCESS HERE: https://traindemocrats.org/jobs/staff-academy-communications-content-reviewer/