Communications & Social Media Fellow


The Michigan House Democratic Fund is seeking a creative, strategic, and social media-savvy communications and social media fellow to assist the Communications Director with content creation, graphic design, social media, messaging development, and execution of a year-long communications plan. This 12-week fellowship program offers flexible hours and will start ASAP.

Job Description

➢ Assist Communications Director with daily communications and content creation needs;
➢ Design and draft social media graphics and content;
➢ Draft press releases, statements, talking points, and other sample communications content for members and HDF staff;
➢ Post approved content on caucus social media channels and help execute social strategy;
➢ Track performance of social media content across platforms to goals;
➢ Help identify other communications opportunities to amplify caucus message and values;
➢ Execute MHD brand standards across all platforms and content;
➢ Other opportunities depending on the candidate’s communications interests.


➢ Strong commitment to Democratic candidates and political messaging;
➢ Experience using Canva Pro and / or Adobe Creative Suite, especially Indesign and Illustrator;
➢ Excellent creative eye and strong attention to detail;
➢ Excellent writing skills;
➢ Strong interest in values-based messaging and social media;
➢ Some experience in Excel / data tracking is preferred.

How to Apply

This position will report to the Communications Director. Please email a resume and work samples to Aaron Pelo at Examples of social media graphics or similar design work strongly encouraged.

Candidates with some but not all of the above qualifications are still strongly encouraged to apply.

The Michigan House Democratic Fund is an equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to hiring a diverse staff that reflects our Party and our caucus.