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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:

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.

Communications Associate

The Communications Associate 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. The ideal candidate will be politically savvy – and have proven experience in both the traditional press and digital arenas.

Our team is driven to win – whether than means landing an op-ed at just the right political moment, getting the right reporters in the room at a state event, or building a digital campaign that gets our message and members’ success stories in front of top policymakers and influencers.

The Communications Associate will report to the Deputy Communications Director and reside in Washington, D.C.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in communications, public relations, digital, or related work.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communications skills.
  • Proficiency with desktop and web publishing software, specifically WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite; basic HTML skills required.
  • Experience managing constituent databases such as Convio and Salesforce is desirable.
  • Experience with media databases; knowledge of Meltwater and Cision is a plus.
  • Strong collaboration skills; experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • A flexible team player who shares responsibility and credit.
  • Campaign or political experience is desirable.

Responsibilities

  • Press Outreach. Assist with traditional and online media through news releases and media advisories to promote the USGLC message and events.
  • Digital Support.Work with the digital team to produce compelling blog and email content.
  • Social Media. Help develop innovative social media content to communicate USGLC messages with a particular emphasis on increasing engagement and audience size.
  • Writing. Help draft well-crafted op-eds and written materials for USGLC state leaders and member organizations.
  • Media Monitoring and List Management. Help create, update, and maintain state and national media lists. Monitor media for stories related to the USGLC and key issue areas.
  • Daily News Product.Help identify, compile, and distribute relevant news articles for a daily news clips distribution.
  • Organization-Wide Support. Conduct detailed research, collect data, and develop background information to support initiatives across the USGLC.

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 two writing samples to jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Communications Associate” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

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