Monday, July 17, 2017

Outreach Assistant Position with the Center for US Global Leadership (Full-Time Job)

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Outreach Assistant to work with the Outreach Team to expand the USGLC’s state-based coalitions to support our educational and advocacy efforts. The position will report to the National Outreach Director and reside in Washington, D.C.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assist and support Regional Field Managers and Directors in the implementation and follow-up of all educational and advocacy efforts in specified states.
  • Expand grasstop network in states by assisting in identification and recruitment of influential business, civic, military, academic and faith-based leaders to support USGLC’s efforts.
  • Support engagement of USGLC’s state networks and assist in execution of small and large education events and programs; and on-going communications.
  • Schedule and organize in-district meetings with USGLC state leaders and policymakers.
  • Coordinate state leaders to contact policymakers during key legislative deliberations.
  • Conduct and succinctly write research and memoranda for internal and external consumption in support of field activities.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field. 
  • One plus years of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy setting.
  • Presidential, Senatorial, and/or Congressional campaign experience is highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of international relations as well as a demonstrated ability to organize high-level individuals in advocacy efforts.
  • Demonstrated abilities in planning meetings and large events, as well as organizing and training skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to draft language that effectively communicates complex issues to a broad audience.
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar databases is preferred. 
  • Ability to proactively engage prominent leaders in the political, business, faith-based, military, academic, and civic communities.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically as needed.

Application instructions

Please email cover letter and resume to Carey Campbell at  jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Outreach Assistant” in the email subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.