Outreach Director - Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado

Center for US Global Leadership
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 04

Position description

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is seeking an experienced Outreach Director to expand our network of influential business, national security, humanitarian, and foreign policy leaders in Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado that supports a smart power approach to elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense to build a better, safer world. USGLC’s Outreach team is responsible for building coalitions across the United States which showcase the global to-local connections found in communities small and large. The Outreach Director will work to expand these state-based coalitions, engage policymakers, and identify opportunities highlighting local leaders working in global development and diplomacy.

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Expand grasstop network in three states (Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado) by identifying and recruiting influential business, civic, military, academic, and faith-based leaders to support USGLC’s efforts.
  • Organize and manage in-state events in coordination with USGLC teams to engage strategic targets and educate in-state leaders.
  • Provide strategic input in directing the organization’s educational and advocacy efforts in select 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.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Three to five years of experience in a political campaign and/or issue-advocacy setting.
  • Outstanding public speaking skills and ability to create and deliver presentations before high-profile audiences.
  • Presidential, Senatorial, and/or Congressional campaign experience is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of international relations/foreign policy 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.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and flexible team environment.
  • Ability and desire to travel domestically on a frequent basis.
  • This position is ideally based in Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, or Washington, DC.

 

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.

Application instructions

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples. Please reference “Outreach Director -Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado" in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls, please.

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