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Thanks for your interest in working for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Regional Outreach Manager

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Regional Outreach Manager to expand our network of influential business, national security, humanitarian and foreign policy leaders in the heartland states that support a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world. The Regional Outreach Manager will work 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, DC.

Responsibilities

  • Expand grasstop network in 4 states by identifying and recruiting influential business, civic, military, academic, and faith-based leaders to support the USGLC’s efforts.

  • Serve as strategist in directing organization’s educational and advocacy efforts in Midwest Regional states.

  • Indirect supervisory responsibilities.

  • Engage and educate the USGLC’s state network and develop small and large education events and programs; and on-going communications.

  • Organize in-district meetings with USGLC state leaders and policymakers.

  • Mobilize state leaders to contact policymakers during key legislative deliberations.

  • Speak at local events about the importance of a civilian-led foreign policy.

Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field. Master’s degree strongly desired.
  • Three to four years of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy setting.
  • Presidential, Senatorial, and/or Congressional campaign experience is highly desirable, with experience preferred in heartland states.
  • 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, writing, organizing and training skills.
  • Ability to proactively engage prominent leaders in the political, business, faith-based, military, academic, and civic communities.
  • Outstanding public speaking skills and ability to create and deliver presentations before high-profile audiences.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically on a frequent basis.

Compensation

Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

To Apply

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

 

Communications Fellow

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition is seeking candidates for a newly created Communications Fellow in the office of the President & CEO. The fellowship will be for twelve months with the option to renew for an additional period.

This position is a unique opportunity for an individual with a policy background to work closely with the President & CEO on special projects, including research, speechwriting and developing presentations. The ideal candidate will be a top-performer with exceptional communications skills (written and oral), well organized, works well under pressure and able to work simultaneously and effectively on a wide range of projects and tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Speechwriting and Presentation Preparation. Support the President/CEO in researching, writing speeches and presentations, including PowerPoints. Proactively and creatively explore new opportunities for speaking engagements.
  • Strategic Communications. In consultation with the Communications team, develop and execute strategies to project President/CEO’s voice externally through op-eds, speeches and policy statements via a range of platforms, including print, television, radio, online and social media. Tasks could include daily Twitter use and other social media platforms; weekly support for blogs; and drafting op-eds/quotes.
  • Research and Policy Analysis. Conduct research and analyze strategically relevant topics related to U.S. foreign policy, global development and economic prosperity.

Requirements

  • 2 to 4 years communications and speechwriting experience on Capitol Hill for senior political or policy staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Policy understanding and interest in international relations and government relations. Background in global development desirable, but not required.
  • Experience with power point. Some graphic skills preferred.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office Suite.

Compensation

Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

To Apply

Please email cover letter, resume and two recent writing samples to jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Communications Fellow” in the email subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

 

Internships

We offer fall, spring, and summer internship opportunities in communications, government relations, national outreach, and policy.

 

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