Eastern Outreach Assistant

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Eastern Outreach Assistant to work with the Outreach Team – and specifically with our team in the Eastern Region – to expand and deepen the USGLC’s state-based coalitions to support our educational and advocacy efforts. The position will report to the Deputy National Outreach Director – Eastern Region.

At USGLC, we are committed to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion among staff, volunteers, partners, and programs.

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 the 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, policymakers, and candidates.
  • 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 bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field preferred but not required. An equivalent amount of experience in a similar function may be substituted for educational qualifications.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy setting.
  • Presidential, Senatorial, and/or Congressional campaign experience is highly desirable.
  • 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 Quorum or similar databases is preferred.
  • 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 as needed.

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 500 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.