Americans for Prosperity Foundation

Field Director - CVA

ID
2017-2255
US-NC-
Category
Other
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The Field Director will create, manage, and implement a strategic plan to drive freedom-oriented policies in their community working with veterans and military families.  They will recruit, train, and provide a platform for volunteers through grassroots activities such as phone banking, door to door canvassing, and neighborhood events based on the organization’s strategic goals.  The ideal candidate will have a background in grassroots advocacy, project management, and experience working with veterans and military families.  

Responsibilities

  • Create and implement a strategic plan to build a team of grassroots activists and volunteers in the community
  • Work with senior leadership in the state to develop and manage a local budget
  • Train and mentor other team members on how to build a strong grassroots presence to champion freedom oriented policies in their community
  • Act as the voice of 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 to advance the organizations strategic goals
  • Mobilize and educate grassroots activists through phone banking, door to door canvassing, and neighborhood events on federal, state, and local policy initiatives

Qualifications

  • Multiple years of experience with grassroots operations and/or event planning required
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • 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 and 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
  • Must possess a positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to our members, partners and all state chapters
  • Proven ability to work remotely and in an office environment
  • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must demonstrate integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Ability to effectively speak in public
  • Must have knowledge on legislative issues affecting the local and national veteran community
  • Veteran status preferred

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