USGLC Outreach Manager – Ohio Valley

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced, energetic, and personable professional to lead our engagement in the Ohio Valley as Outreach Manager. The Outreach Manager will join a high-performing team responsible for USGLC’s outreach work outside of the Beltway on the importance of U.S. global leadership and strong and effective development and diplomatic programs. This position will report to the Director, Heartland Initiative.

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Expand grasstops network in USGLC’s strategic states of Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio by recruiting influential business, civic, military, academic, and faith-based leaders to support USGLC’s efforts.
  • Deliver strategic input for the Ohio Valley region based on the overall USGLC outreach strategy.
  • Engage, recruit and host large educational events within the designated network of states.
  • Develop communication and engagement strategies to effectively amplify USGLC’s voice.
  • Organize in-district meetings with elected officials for engagement of USGLC state leaders and policymakers.
  • Organize educational meetings with Congressional candidates across the Ohio Valley.
  • Mobilize state leaders to contact policymakers during key legislative deliberations.
  • Speak at local events about the importance of U.S. global leadership and a strong and effective International Affairs Budget.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to proactively engage prominent leaders in the political, business, faith-based, military, academic, and civic communities.
  • Two to four years of experience in a political campaign, grasstops community organizing, and/or an issue-advocacy setting.
  • Strong public speaking skills and the ability to create and deliver presentations before high-profile audiences.
  • Presidential, Senatorial, and/or Congressional campaign experience is highly desirable, with experience preferred in Ohio Valley states.
  • Demonstrated abilities in planning meetings and large events, writing, organizing, and training skills.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically on a frequent basis (when appropriate, based on health and safety guidelines).
  • Interest of international relations as well as a demonstrated ability to organize high-level individuals in advocacy efforts.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to [email protected] Please reference “Outreach Manager – Ohio Valley” in the subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.



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.