USGLC 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 minimum of a bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field. Or an equivalent amount of experience in a similar function in lieu of educational qualifications.
  • Two or more years of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy settin
  • 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 inadvocacy 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 communit
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically as needed.

    TO APPLY:

    Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to [email protected] Please reference “Eastern Outreach Assistant” in the email subject line. Short listed candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

 

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.