Political campaign fellowship

Organizing & Finance, Kathy Tran for Delegate


The race for the Virginia House of Delegates’ 42nd District seat in Fairfax County is poised to be among the most hotly contested and important of 2017.  In anticipation of a highly competitive contest in the November general election, Kathy Tran’s campaign for the House of Delegates is seeking candidates for full- and part-time Organizing and Finance campaign fellowships through the election.

Organizing and Finance Fellows will have the opportunity to become a part of history by working to elect the first Asian American woman to Virginia state government and turn the 42nd District blue for the first time in nearly 40 years, while learning about the inner-workings of political campaigns. The Organizing and Finance Fellowship program is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.


  • Previous campaign experience a plus, but not required
  • Desire to learn and receive feedback
  • Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and willing to work hard
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Strong commitment to the overall goals of the Democratic Party

Responsibilities, Finance:

  • Conduct donor research for candidate fundraising calls and fundraising events

  • Solicit contributions by phone, mail, and online outreach

  • Assist senior staff in communications with donors, fundraisers, and event hosts

  • Staff fundraising events

  • Help maintain the campaign donor database and assist with data entry

  • Assist in other elements of the campaign as needed

Responsibilities, Organizing:

  • Execute field plan in an assigned neighborhood turf

  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers

  • Reach out to voters in-person, over the phone, and through online outreach

  • Staff organizing events and participate in visibility activities

  • Help maintain the campaign volunteer and voter databases and assist with data entry

  • Assist in other elements of the campaign as needed


To apply, please fill out the form below!

Kathy Tran for Delegate seeks fellows on an equal opportunity basis. We are committed to diversity, and have the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse team of campaign fellows. We believe every fellow has the right to work in an environment free from discrimination as is consistent with our commitment to diversity, respect, and inclusion.

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