Talent Development Trainer

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Somerville, MA


ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors by making it easier for grassroots supporters to make their voices heard and by helping thousands of groups — from presidential candidates to environmental organizations — build people-powered movements.

We’re a nonprofit organization, and our team has a big impact on the future of our country. Each and every one of us, from the political activists to the tech innovators to the customer service pros, is fully committed to our mission.


The People & Culture team aims to establish ActBlue as a top employer of choice for people who are passionate about empowering small-dollar donors in our country. We attract diverse, talented employees and promote an engaging, inclusive culture where team members develop, thrive and catalyze positive change. 

As part of its commitment to supporting the professional development and growth of its staff, ActBlue will be launching dedicated training programs for managers and individual contributors across the organization. The Talent Development Trainer will lead implementation of ActBlue’s internal professional development programs, especially for people managers, while also shaping the team’s ongoing strategy development. Success for this role will be defined by staff engagement with and feedback on training opportunities. This is a new role that will report to the Talent Development Partner.


  • Collaborate closely with the Talent Development Partner to articulate and invest others in ActBlue’s professional development strategy, and evolve this strategy over time to ensure that staff have strong professional growth opportunities;
  • Deliver existing training programs to a diverse set of managers and staff within ActBlue;
  • Develop or source new trainings and curricula for ActBlue staff;
  • Work closely with ActBlue’s Diversity and Inclusion team, both to deliver trainings on diversity and inclusion and to ensure that ActBlue’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in all training materials and strategic decisions;
  • Solicit expertise and input from internal ActBlue staff when creating and/or delivering trainings;
  • Serve as a liaison with a portfolio of training vendors to ensure high-quality delivery of externally-led trainings;
  • Monitor and stay on top of training trends, developments and best practices;
  • Communicate with the ActBlue team about professional development opportunities;
  • Provide individualized professional development advice to ActBlue staff as needed;
  • Other projects as assigned.


  • Deep experience of more than eight years managing high-performing teams in a variety of settings, including building a strong team culture and growing staff effectively, or serving in a leadership role in an HR function;
  • Demonstrated ability to engage meaningfully with issues of racial equity and inclusion in all dimensions of your work;
  • Demonstrated ability to present trainings in an engaging and energetic manner to a range of internal audiences in web-based and in-person sessions;
  • Ability to connect with adult learners quickly and build meaningful working relationships; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to progressive politics and issues.


  • Experience working in a technology start-up, non-profit, campaign, and/or staff unionized setting;
  • Experience working in a rapidly growing organization; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively with external vendors;
  • Experience creating training curricula.


ActBlue’s headquarters are located in Davis Square in Somerville, MA, just a few blocks from Boston’s MBTA Red Line train. This posting is for a full-time, in office, salaried position based in Somerville, MA, though we are open to discussion about remote work for the right candidate. We are authorized to support remote work in California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, or Washington DC.

Salary Range: $100,000 - $130,000 depending on experience

ActBlue offers generous, competitive compensation, and provides fully paid and trans-inclusive health, dental, and vision insurance and an employer-sponsored 401k contribution plan. ActBlue will also provide the technology and hardware needed to do the job. 

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA2S+ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. ActBlue is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. 

ActBlue cannot at this time sponsor work visas.


ActBlue builds and maintains a powerful online fundraising platform for Democratic campaigns, progressive organizations, and nonprofits working to create a better future. We put power in the hands of small-dollar donors by…

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  • Full Time Schedule


Work may be performed anywhere in United States

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