The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Deputy Field Director to strengthen our state networks across the county. These networks are comprised of; influential business, national security, humanitarian and foreign policy leaders, who support a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense.
– Assist in Field Strategy Development and Implementation. Work with the Field Director to design and implement national field plan and priority state plans.
– Lead USGLC in Plains States Region. Expand USGLC’s statewide network in approximately five states by engaging political, business, faith-based, military, academic and community leaders in USGLC’s work, organize programs and education events, and work with the communications team on press outreach.
– Coordinate USGLC’s Rapid Response Group. Working with the government relations team, serve as liaison to our national partner NGO and advocacy organizations to guide them in mobilizing their state networks. Develop and expand relationships with D.C. and state-based organization leaders to complement the USGLC state leadership network in support of advocacy mobilization and event participation.
– Undertake Hispanic Outreach. Working with select field associates to develop a pilot project for Hispanic outreach. Collaboratively develop and execute strategies for recruiting and mobilizing national and state-based Hispanic and Latino organizations in support of U.S. global engagement.
– Assist in Supervision. This includes mentoring field associates within the department.
– A bachelor’s degree in political science, public policy, international relations or another related field.
– Four to six years of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy setting.
– 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.
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