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Paid Summer Fellowship

Location: Remote (restricted to specific states in description)

Fellowship Details

Our summer fellowships are intended for anyone interested in learning more about the world of digital marketing and does not require current college enrollment. However, applicants must be at least 18 years old.  Message offers a paid, 25 hour per week, remote, 8-10 week summer fellowship.  Fellowships are expected to begin in early June and conclude in early August, though dates may shift slightly.  Candidates must have a computer to use for the duration of the fellowship.

Ideal candidates will have an interest in and familiarity with electoral politics and campaigning, as well as an interest in the rapidly evolving field of digital marketing. We look for candidates with strong communication skills, good attention to detail, a sense of curiosity, and a willingness to explore new ideas.

As a Textify Fellow at Message Digital, you’ll work closely with our team of texting experts to help raise money for campaigns, PACs and non-profits, engage lapsed supporters, and persuade and turnout voters. You’ll learn how to build texting programs that optimize deliverability, send speed, and click-through rates. You will measure campaign performance, including A/B tests, assist in proofreading and quality control, and create shortlink redirect chains. Experience in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets is a bonus, but not required.  Message's staff will work with you to improve your skills and understanding of political communications, online organizing, and job hunting in this industry.


Fellowships may include the following duties:


This fellowship is remote but the candidate must reside in and work from one of the following states: California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Montana, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Virginia, Washington.


Fellows will be paid the prevailing minimum wage in Berkeley, CA, home of Message’s headquarters (currently $18.07/hour). This is a non-benefited position.

To Apply

If you are interested, please email us your cover letter and résumé to, with “fellowship” noted in the subject line. Cover letters should include the state you’ll be working from and should address what interests you about Message and why you think you would be an exceptional fit for our summer program. Please do not send generic or "fill-in-the-blank" cover letters. Applications for 2024 summer fellowships will be considered on a rolling basis, so please don’t delay in submitting yours!