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Jobs & Internships

The staff of the Texas Democratic Party work every day to fight for you and to promote Texan values. Our team supports some of the most exciting elected officials in the Democratic Party, our party leaders -- and you.

Interns and fellows play a crucial role executing the work of the Texas Democratic Party. We are always looking for talented interns in our political, research, finance and communication departments. If you're interested in interning with us, please send a cover letter and resume to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. Please include which departments you are interested in working with. 

The Texas Democratic Party is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis.

Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.


Current Job Openings

PositionLocation
Training & Program Manager Austin,TX
Finance Internship Austin,TX
Political Internship Austin,TX
Communications Internship Austin,TX
Digital Internship Austin,TX
Data Internship Austin,TX

Training & Program Manager

Join our efforts to fight against Trump Republicans and the Trump agenda by working on the ground to build up the Texas Democratic and progressive infrastructure.

The Texas Democratic Party is hiring a Training and Program Manager. The Training and Program Manager will be responsible for creating a skills-focused training program and curriculum, as well as building volunteer and party infrastructure. With thousands of people looking to get activated this year, we are looking for someone that can help create a program that can plug-in and train up people of all skill levels, whether they are near or far from Austin.

Qualifications, Candidates must have:

Strong communication skills.
Experience in building training curriculum and building volunteer infrastructure programs Experience running large trainings and speaking in front of large audiences.
Experience in political campaigns Job.

Responsibilities:

Work with county parties, Democratic clubs, and other progressive affiliates to develop volunteer management plans with hard and soft field goals such as voter registration, volunteer development, and blockwalk and phonebank metrics.
Develop training curriculum.
Plan, organize, and run large trainings.
Plan and host regular webinars Plan, write and record short training videos on a variety of skills that activists and candidates need.
Develop and implement a system of tracking in VAN who receives training and who has reached a level of competence.
Provide direct volunteer support in areas without volunteer infrastructure.
Manage relationships with allies & party infrastructure in counties across Texas.
Provide analysis on performance and implement plans to maximize results.

Location:

This job is based in Austin and will require considerable travel.

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume with the subject “Training & Program Manager” to Andrew@txdemocrats.org. No phone calls.

 


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Finance Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Finance Interns. Candidates should be college students or recent graduates who are looking to gain political fundraising experience. This internship is the perfect preparation for joining a top campaign's finance operation, issue organization, or state party.Interns will work in a fast-paced environment and duties will include assisting staff with donor research, creating call sheets, fundraising calls, database management, and event planning/staffing. Strong applicants will be well organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and have a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Excel and Word knowledge required.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. This position is unpaid. No calls please.

 


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Political Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is seeking Political Interns. Interns will get hands on experiences working at TDP’s statewide headquarters located in Austin. This is not just another paper-pushing internship – you will play a role in our coordinated campaign effort to elect Democrats all up and down the ballot across the entire state of Texas. You will learn about a modern political campaigns.Our political team is actively recruiting and helping in campaigns at all levels. Interns will be asked to research campaign districts, help create campaign plans, help plan and execute candidate trainings, and help candidates directly.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. This position is unpaid. No calls please.


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Communications Internship

The Texas Democratic Party (TDP) is looking for interns to work within the communications department to foster the growth of the next generation of campaign staff and leaders.Communications Interns will play a role in our communications strategy that helps elect Democrats all across the state of Texas. You will learn all about building and maintaining our press lists, drafting press releases, brainstorming ideas for how we can best amplify our message, and the importance of building relationships with newspapers, radio and tv stations along the way.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. This position is unpaid. No calls please. 


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Digital Internship

The Texas Democratic Party is looking for Digital Interns. The Digital Department specializes in online organizing, advocacy, fundraising, and communicating directly with the Party's long-time subscribers and newly recruited members. By using the party’s website and email lists, as well as social media, the digital department advocates for Democratic principles in Texas. Internship will include producing blog posts, photos, graphics, and other multimedia; and learning about building and maintaining an online community.Must have basic knowledge of HTML, Twitter, and Facebook. Some knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Indesign, and Photoshop prefered but not required.To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. This position is unpaid. No calls please.


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Data Internship

Data interns will work with the Data Team to procure election and polling place data, oversee TDP's voter engagement tools, and assist in maintaining the state's voter data.Must have knowledge or interest in learning SQL and VAN, and knowledge of Python is a big plus. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to yellowdog@txdemocrats.org. This position is unpaid. No calls please.

 

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