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Director of External Affairs and Operations

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Director of External Affairs and Operations to oversee its fundraising and finance efforts. The Director will lead a team to advance our organizational agenda, nationwide events, fundraising strategies and financial wellbeing. The Director of External Affairs and Operations will be a member of USGLC’s senior management, will report to the Executive Director and reside in Washington, D.C.

Requirements

USGLC is seeking a strong leader with good management and organizational skills who can drive an active portfolio that supports our financial and resource management. The position requires at least 8-10 years of operations experience, including fundraising experience and a proven interest in international affairs. Strong public speaking, project management, organizational, writing and interpersonal skills are also required. Advocacy organization and/or Capitol Hill/federal experience is a plus. Limited travel is expected.

Responsibilities

  • Fundraising. Work with Director of Development to lead efforts to raise education and advocacy resources, including setting fundraising goals and planning, donor cultivation and membership outreach and stewardship, with a focus on engaging the business and corporate foundation community.
  • Finance Oversight. Work with the Director of Finance and Administration to oversee spending, monthly finances, and yearly budget planning.
  • Manage Staff. Oversee Development Team (2-3) and Finance Team (2) to ensure quality control and effective delivery on all projects.
  • Senior Leadership. Serve as a key senior leadership/management team member and an active participant on the senior management team, participates in the strategy, planning, thought leadership of USGLC and contributes to organizational planning, management, and outreach activities.

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.

To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to Beth Boyd at jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Director of External Relations and Operations” in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Regional Field Director

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Regional Field 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 Regional Field Director will work to expand the USGLC’s state-based coalitions to support our educational and advocacy efforts. The position will report to the Deputy National Outreach Director and reside in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities

  • Expand grasstop network in 4 – 7 states by identifying and recruiting influential business, civic, military, academic, and faith-based leaders to support USGLC’s efforts.
  • Engage and educate USGLC’s state network and develop small and large education events; 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.
  • Oversee Texas Field Manager and state operations.

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.

To Apply

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

Field Manager – Texas

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Field Manager to expand our network of influential business, national security, humanitarian and foreign policy leaders in Texas that supports a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world. The Field Manager will work to expand the USGLC’s state-based coalitions to support our educational and advocacy efforts. The position will report to the Deputy National Outreach Director and reside in Texas.

Responsibilities

  • Expand grasstop network in Texas by identifying and recruiting influential business, civic, military, academic, and faith-based leaders to support USGLC’s efforts.
  • 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.
  • Conduct and succinctly write research and memoranda for internal and external consumption in support of field activities.

Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field. Master’s degree desired.
  • Two to three 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, 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.

To Apply

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

Field Associate

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Field Associate to expand our network of influential business, national security, humanitarian and foreign policy leaders that support a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world. The Field Associate will work with Regional Field Managers and Directors to expand the USGLC’s state-based coalitions to support our educational and advocacy efforts. The position will report to the Deputy National Outreach Director and reside in Washington, D.C.

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.

Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 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, writing, organizing and training skills.
  • 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 on a frequent basis.

To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to Derek Gianino at jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Field Associate” in the email subject. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

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