Americans for Prosperity Foundation

Field Director

ID
2017-2048
US-MI-
Category
General Admin Exec
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Field Director will develop, coordinate and execute grassroots activities in their communities to further the mission and vision of AFP, and particularly focus on efforts to advance the objectives of The LIBRE Initiative, a project of AFP which advances the principles and values of a free and open society to empower the U.S. Hispanic community.  Policy priorities will be advanced through grassroots activities such as phone banking, door to door canvassing, and neighborhood events.  Through community outreach, the Field Director I will recruit, train, and organize local volunteers to become active within their local community. The ideal candidate will have a background in grassroots advocacy and Latino outreach. 

Responsibilities

  • Build grassroots relations for the state chapter with political, business, media and community leaders, in coordination with senior leadership.
  • Mobilize and educate grassroots activists on issues within the organization’s mission
  • Recruit activists and volunteers to become involved in LIBRE volunteer phone banking, door to door canvassing, educational and community development events on strategic initiatives
  • Represent the organization by attending and speaking at local grassroots events for recruitment and education purposes
  • Organize and plan state and local educational rallies and other grassroots events, including, but not limited to, phone bank setup process, door to door canvassing, and community building.

Qualifications

  • Experience with community development, grassroots operations and/or event planning preferable
  • Must have knowledge on issues affecting the local and national Hispanic community
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with state and national staff, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment
  • Willingness to perform all duties as listed and any other duties assigned
  • Willingness to travel for day and overnight trips in and out of state
  • Proven ability to work remotely and in an office environment
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to our members, partners and all state chapters
  • A firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets 
  • Must have valid driver’s license

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