Senior Digital Strategist – Email

Email fundraising and advocacy.


Senior Digital Strategists run Middle Seat’s largest email programs for progressive candidates, political committees, and nonprofits. As an experienced emailer, this job is an opportunity to work on some of the most notable fundraising and advocacy programs in our space. You will take the lead on strategy and execution with some of our most important clients.

Why Middle Seat

  • Competitive salaries and great benefits
  • We only work for progressive organizations, candidates, and causes
  • We’re a proudly unionized team — part of the Campaign Workers Guild
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growing operation

Job Responsibilities

  • Write compelling emails asking supporters to donate to our clients
  • Work with clients to get emails edited, approved, and scheduled
  • Code, produce, target and test mass email communications
  • Use multiple different CRMs to run email programs (ActionKit, BSD, Action Network, NationBuilder, MailChimp, etc.)
  • Analyze metrics and report back to clients on performance, best practices, test results
    • Present detailed monthly reports to clients
  • Serve as a day-to-day contact with clients.
    • Take part in brainstorms, team meetings, conference calls, etc.
  • Develop monthly content calendars and goals for clients
  • A/B test everything you do
  • Produce ActBlue fundraising pages and tests
  • Write copy for landing pages
  • Contribute to new client pitches
  • Supervise junior staff as needed
    • Run training sessions
    • Give feedback on programming and drafts
    • Project management
  • Lead on setting up new client accounts
    • Work with our product team to develop landing pages and templates
    • Setup CRMs
  • Other responsibilities as requested


  • 3+ years of relevant experience in email fundraising (or similar)
  • Mastery of 3+ common CRMs or fundraising platforms (ActionKit, ActBlue, Blue State Digital, ActionNetwork, NationBuilder, etc.)
    • Ability to quickly learn new tools and CRMs
  • Mastery of email writing for fundraising
    • Understands and effectively utilizes theories of change
    • Excellent writing skills (diction, grammar, sentence structure, spelling)
    • Able to switch voice and tone per client needs
  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS as needed to run major email programs
  • Able to manage large clients unassisted
  • Creative writing chops
  • Enthusiasm for data and testing fundraising content
  • A desire to play a role in fundraising for major political campaigns, nonprofits, and causes
  • Attention to detail

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary starts between $72,500 and $90,000
  • Profit sharing plan: share in the growth and success of Middle Seat
  • $50 mobile phone subsidy monthly
  • Regular raises
  • 100% coverage for health, dental and vision
    • Zero deductible health plan
    • One Medical health service: video call or chat with doctors, no wait-time appointments
    • Health Advocate: 24/7 assistance with navigating health benefits, finding providers through
  • 5% employer match on your 401k retirement account
  • 20 paid vacation days off, plus your birthday and May Day off
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Commuter benefits for public transportation
  • Work from home one day per week (after your first six months)
  • 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents

This position can be remote or based in Washington, D.C.

We are committed to building a diverse and passionate team. We encourage creative-minded individuals with a strong technical aptitude to apply for this position. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Our firm is values-driven. We are intentional with the decidedly left-of-center clients we work with — and we strive to make our work environment and benefits reflect that, including salary transparency, healthy work-life balance, and consistent employee feedback and communication. We’re happy to talk more about our company culture with prospective applicants.

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