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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 grasstop 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 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 smart power 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 Communications Director

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced and innovative communications professional to serve as Deputy Communications Director. As our world becomes increasingly complex and interconnected, the USGLC educates and inspires both the American public and Washington policymakers on the need to strengthen all of the tools in America’s foreign policy toolkit, especially the civilian tools of development and diplomacy.

The Deputy will help lead a creative and talented communications team to deepen the support for our issues using a variety of dynamic platforms. The position reports to the Communications Director and is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities

  • Communications Strategy. Help lead an aggressive traditional and digital communications strategy alongside our stakeholders that breaks through the noise. The strategy involves reaching out to diverse communities, including the press, political, and public policy sectors, along with USGLC’s diverse and growing business, NGO, veteran, and faith voices.
  • Media and Press Outreach. Develop and implement media outreach efforts in select states, with a particular emphasis on USGLC’s robust events schedule. Coordinate rapid response communications plans. Build relationships with reporters and bloggers, and create media opportunities for our state network leaders.
  • Message & Material Development. Help lead the writing and editing of fresh, provocative, and timely internal and external content for USGLC stakeholders. That content includes media messages, op-eds, talking points and materials that are designed to influence both broad audiences and busy policy-makers. The Deputy will help oversee design and production of both print and online materials that support our digital platforms and live events.
  • Digital Campaign Management. Help develop and oversee a team that mobilizes consistent and creative campaigns, as well as multimedia content for all our digital platforms including USGLC’s web sites, Impact 2016 initiative, blog, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and email.
  • Communications Team. Help oversee a six-person communications team, web vendors, outside writers, and other communications consultants as needed. Provide mentoring, coaching, and guidance to staff.

Requirements

The position requires at least 5-7 years of media and communications experience in a media organization, Congressional office, non-profit, campaign, trade association, or similar environment. Excellent writing and organization skills and strong understanding of media and on-line technologies for advocacy communications are essential. Knowledge of international development, foreign affairs, and Capitol Hill are preferred.

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 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 smart power 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, resume, and two writing samples to jobs@usglc.org. Please reference “Deputy Communications Director” in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Deputy Outreach Director

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented professional as Deputy Outreach 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 Outreach 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 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 smart power 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 Outreach Director” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

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