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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:

Veterans Outreach Director

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Veterans Outreach Director to devise and implement national outreach efforts to the veteran community. The Director of Veterans Outreach will oversee with the Veterans Outreach Manager and work directly with the National Outreach Team to recruit, engage, and mobilize members of USGLC’s Veterans for Smart Power initiative in our efforts to support U.S. global engagement through civilian-led development and diplomacy programs.  

Veterans for Smart Power (VSP) is a nationwide network of veterans of all ages, ranks, and branches who believe in the importance of America’s non-military tools.  VSP gives veterans a voice in foreign policy by equipping them with the tools they need to educate and inspire the American public and policymakers on the importance of a “smart power” approach to national security.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Educating and Engaging Veterans.  The Director will be responsible for building a nationwide network of veterans to advance USGLC’s public policy agenda by organizing an active team of 50-100 veterans in each of USGLC’s 20-30 priority states and Washington, DC.
  • Veteran’s Leadership Council. The Manager will be responsible for the management of USGLC’s national Veteran’s Leadership Council, a group of two-to-three military veteran leaders from each of our priority states that work with the USGLC’ s Outreach team to implement field activities.   In addition, the Council includes approximately 15-20 veterans living in the D.C. area that are able and willing to participate in USGLC Washington-based activities.
  • Expanding the Grassroots Online Community.  The Veteran Outreach Director will identify opportunities to expand USGLC’s online network of 30,000 veterans across the country, and create a dynamic communications platform for engagement. Additionally, the Director will be responsible for identifying content and thematic opportunities to engage and expand our online community presence.
  • Mobilizing Veteran Community.  The Director will be responsible for mobilizing the veteran community to educate policymakers and the public about the importance of smart power.  This includes logistics and planning of events, participating in in-district meetings, and potentially speaking at events, if necessary.
  • Implement Effective Communications.  The Director will be responsible for the implementation of a communications strategy to educate and engage the USGLC veteran’s community.  This will include populating the Veterans for Smart Power website, communication with veterans and education events, and a knack for social media engagement. The Veterans Outreach Director will create a robust, content-filled, and action-driven schedule of e-communications to our nationwide Veterans for Smart Power

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field.
  • Familiarity and demonstrated experience in an outreach role with the military/veteran community and/or military background.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a political campaign, issue-advocacy setting, or veteran advocacy organization.
  • Knowledge of international relations as well as a demonstrated ability to organize high-level individuals in advocacy efforts.
  • Ability to proactively engage prominent leaders in the political, business, faith-based, military, academic, and civic communities.
  • Outstanding public speaking, oral and written communication and networking skills.
  • Ability to conduct and succinctly write research and memoranda for internal and external audiences.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Frequent travel is required.

ABOUT 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 the “smart power” approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

USGLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY:

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

Outreach Assistant

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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 settin
  • 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 effort
  • 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 communit
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically as needed.

ABOUT 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 the civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

USGLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY:

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

Digital Communications Manager

The Digital Communications Manager will join a growing, fun, and creative communications team that works relentlessly to tell the story of how American development and diplomacy builds a better, safer world. This individual will assist in advancing our organization’s agenda, increasing the USGLC’s message and visibility, and growing our online following.

The right candidate will have excellent social media skills, a background in design, and a proven track record in producing convincing written materials in a variety of voices. This position on the Communications team will produce content on deadline while ensuring accuracy and maintaining consistency in style. A successful candidate for this position is an accomplished writer with experience working in government, non-profits, journalism, or related fields.

Experience working in global development or foreign policy is a significant plus. The Digital Communications Manager will report to the Deputy Communications Director and work in the USGLC’s DC office.

  • Social media. Drive content for the USGLC’s online platforms, increase engagement, and grow the organization’s social following. Provide live coverage of USGLC events and hearings.
  • Website. Recommend, create, and implement website strategies to amplify the USGLC’s voice and message. Oversee and optimize SEO and Google AdWords.
  • Digital content and campaigns. Create and curate innovative content to advance the USGLC message.
  • Creative direction. Lead on creative development and regularly generate visual and content ideas for campaigns, online features, and daily social media.
  • Tell stories. Profile USGLC members and showcase global development stories. Copy-edit materials as needed.
  • Web and social analytics. Interpret and analyze data and provide insight to maximize outreach.
  • Graphic design. Design digital communication products for targeted audiences.
  • Vendors. Work closely with external web developers and printers to execute USGLC projects.
  • Communications team. Promote an environment of inclusiveness and share best practices to create a best-in-class communications team.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years experience in digital communications with a broad portfolio of work.
  • Experience in social media, editing, design, and managing the distribution of content for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability in creating quality materials in multiple formats under time pressure, and handling multiple projects and deadlines concurrently.
  • Proven experience with all social media tools and platforms is required.
  • Proficiency with WordPress, basic HTML, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is strongly desired.
  • Strong collaboration skills; experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • A flexible team player who shares responsibility and credit.

ABOUT 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 the “smart power” approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

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.

USGLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY:

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

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