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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:

 

Director of Strategic Partnerships

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Director of Strategic Partnerships to grow and enhance key partnerships for the USGLC to advance our shared mission and support the organization’s development goals. The Director will be responsible for identifying and engaging corporations, foundations, and individual philanthropists, creating an overall strategic framework for our partnerships.

The Director will take the lead, working closely with the President and CEO and the Development Director, on implementing the new Global Impact Project, an exciting platform to deepen the engagement of our corporate supporters created by the education arm of the USGLC. This will include direct solicitation, developing partnership proposals, and stewarding their benefits. In addition, the Director will be responsible for all grant writing proposals and reports, as well as lead our new outreach effort in California. The position will report to the Director of Development and reside in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities

  • Lead on Global Impact Project. Lead on the finalization and delivery of the new Global Impact Project, including identifying, engaging with, and establishing key partnerships for this critical project, which will involve corporations and their foundations, and possibly high-net worth individuals and family foundations. Responsibilities will include tailoring proposals to meet the strategic needs of our partners, and ensuring strong delivery of commitments to donors.
  • Foundation Resource Mobilization. In addition to lead responsibilities on the Global Impact Project, this position will be responsible for resource mobilization with foundations in support of the Center’s ongoing work. This will include identifying and cultivating new and unique foundation donors, particularly beyond traditional global development funders and corporate partners. Prospects may include those in the high-tech sector, impact investors, and other family foundations. Working with the team, responsibilities include cultivation, proposal and grant reporting, and donor stewardship as well as organizing trips for the President & CEO.
  • California Outreach. Develop a strategic program and implement the program to engage California-based high-net worth individuals, including impact investors and the high-tech community, companies, foundations, and other potential donors, particularly in Northern California, to support USGLC’s mission. Work with the President and CEO on direct outreach to potential funders.
  • Chief Grant Writer & Steward. Serve as the lead for writing proposals and grant reports and as the manager for ensuring compliance for grants working across all teams. Ensure strong grant stewardship, especially with key partners and top funders, including regular communications.

Requirements

Given the importance of building and growing support for USGLC’s work, this position requires at least 8 years’ experience in resource development and donor relations. The position requires a deep understanding of foundations, corporate donors, and individual philanthropists. Critical to the success of this work will be experience in building strategic partnerships, especially corporate partnerships, and an ability to match their needs with those of USGLC. Strong proficiency with donor stewardship and the ability to deliver on donor partnership commitments, along with strategic thinking and strong writing skills, are also required.

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 400 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 salary history to jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Director of Strategic Partnerships” in the email subject.  Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Outreach Director – Central Region

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Central Regional Outreach Director 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 Central Regional Outreach Director 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 grasstops network in 4 – 7 states by identifying and recruiting influential business, civic, military, academic, and faith-based leaders to support USGLC’s efforts.
  • Serve as chief strategist in directing organization’s educational and advocacy efforts in Central Regional states.
  • Indirect supervisory responsibilities.
  • Engage and educate 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 smart power 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.
  • Four to five 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 400 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 salary history to Carey Campbell at jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Central Regional Outreach Director” in the email subject.  Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Deputy National Field Director

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented professional as Deputy National Field Director. The USGLC is a highly regarded and influential foreign policy organization dedicated to advancing America’s tools of global engagement. This individual will assist in the management of the field team, and strengthen our state network in Florida.

The Deputy National Field Director will play a key role in the organization’s field operations with a focus on staff management, achieving ambitious data-driven benchmarks, and mobilizing influential state-based leaders in support of USGLC’s mission. The position is based in Washington, D.C. and reports to the National Outreach Director.

Responsibilities

  • Management. Provide oversight and management of field staff, ensuring implementation of field plan in priority states, and use metrics to meet outreach benchmarks.
  • Assist in Field Strategy Development and Implementation. Work with the National Outreach Director to design and implement national field plan and priority state plans.
  • Field Operations. Lead USGLC outreach in Florida by strengthening and expanding USGLC’s statewide network of political, business, faith-based, military, academic, and community leaders.
  • Engage. Build, engage, and educate USGLC’s networks in priority states; develop small and large education events and programs in key states; and work with the USGLC communications team on press outreach to increase visibility of USGLC and development and diplomacy issues in Florida. Develop and sustain effective relationships with state leaders.
  • Mobilize. Organize in-district meetings between USGLC state leaders and federal policymakers; coordinate outreach by state leaders to members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives during key policy and legislative deliberations.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, with a preferred focus in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field.
  • Seven to ten years of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy setting to include five to seven years with leadership and management of staff.
  • Policy/issue-advocacy background within the following sectors strongly preferred: international, business, global health and veterans.
  • Presidential, Senatorial, and/or Congressional campaign experience is highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of the Federal political process and a proven interest in the development and diplomacy field.
  • Demonstrated abilities in strategic leadership, 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 is a bipartisan, broad-based influential network of 400 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 three writing samples to jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Deputy National Field Director” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Office and Database Assistant

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an Office and Database Assistant to support the finance and administration team in the handling of daily office needs, and the day- to-day contact management in USGLC’s Customer Relations Management (CRM) database systems. This position will work closely with all departments of the organization.

Requirements

Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of administrative experience with the ability to multi-task. Strong organizational, and communication skills are required with high attention to detail and expertise working with Microsoft Office. Working knowledge in SalesForce and Convio is a plus. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities

  • General Office Administration – Responsibilities include greeting guests, answering the primary phone line of the organization, receiving and distributing incoming mail and packages, managing conference room reservations, conference call line reservations and monitoring organization’s print and online subscriptions. Additionally, responsible for managing office and pantry supply needs, acting as the primary contact for building-safety, trainings and maintenance requests.
  • Database – Responsible for the day-to-day contact management for SalesForce and Convio databases. Responsibilities include the inputting of data, managing duplicate contacts, generating reports for staff as needed, maintaining database protocols and SOPs.
  • Technology – Liaise with the outside technology vendors regarding routine maintenance of equipment, software issues and setting up new staff.
  • Deposit Preparation – Log all incoming checks with copies and other back-up to finance and fundraising teams. With the supervision of finance team, make bank deposits. In addition, draft membership dues acknowledgements on behalf of the membership team.
  • Other – Duties as assigned based on the needs of the finance and administration team.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 400 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

Candidates for the position should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Office and Database Assistant” in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Field Events Assistant

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking a Field Events Assistant to work alongside our Field Events Manager to assist in planning and implementing the USGLC’s state-based events. This position will be responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of the USGLC’s small and large scale events in nearly 30 states across the country and in D.C. The position will be part of the Program Team, report to the Field Events Manager and reside in Washington, D.C.

Requirements

The position requires at least 2 years of advance experience and/or event planning; campaign advance/ scheduling experience a plus. Strong project management, organizational, and communication skills are required. Interest in foreign policy is desirable. Limited travel is expected. Ideal candidate will have high attention to detail and expertise working with Microsoft Office. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.

Responsibilities

  • Program Planning – Support the planning of over 100 small and large scale state-based events, assisting with venue selections, event logistics, speaker invitations and recruitment. In addition, handling travel arrangements for guest speakers and leadership, as well as printed and digital material development, production and shipping.
  • Vendor Outreach – Communicate directly with vendors including caterers, facility managers, AV technicians, car services and photographers/videographers to make arrangements for events.
  • Event Execution – Assist other members of the Program Team, in planning and implementing meetings and events around the country, including venue logistics, travel logistics, catering and recruitment tracking.  Execute programs with advance support, on-site event support, and event follow-up. Events to include internal meeting arrangements, state events, DC events, and signature annual events, and supporting other members of the Program Team when necessary.
  • Other – Duties as assigned based on the needs of the Program Team.

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 400 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 jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Field Events Assistant” in subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

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