Freedom Network

  • Field Director II, CVA

    ID
    2018-2574
    Job Locations
    US-TX-
    Category
    Field
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    You love your country and your home, the Lonestar State. Maybe you served your country and believe in continuing the fight for freedom stateside. You enjoy speaking to folks individually as well as large crowds about why freedom is the best way of life and why you defend it. You are a leader in your community and someone who can motivate and challenge veterans to continue the fight for the American Dream. You could be the perfect fit for our Field Director role with Concerned Veterans for America.

    The Field Director II 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. They will have the opportunity to build a community of individuals and leaders that can fight for a free society by providing resources, trainings, and speakers that can make an impact in the community. The ideal candidate will have a background in grassroots advocacy, volunteer management, project management, and experience working with veterans and military families.

    Responsibilities

    • Create the strategic plan to build grassroots relations in the community with political, business, media and community leaders
    • Work with senior leadership in the state to develop and manage local budget
    • Train and mentor other team members on how to build a strong grassroots presence to champion freedom oriented policies in their community
    • Develop leaders to become social change entrepreneurs
    • Mobilize and educate grassroots activists through phone banking, door to door canvassing, and neighborhood events on state-based policy initiatives
    • Represent the organization by attending and speaking at local grassroots events for recruitment and education purposes
    • Organize and plan trainings, state and local educational rallies, and other grassroots events, including the phone bank setup process and door to door canvassing

    Qualifications

    • 2-4 years’ experience with grassroots operations or volunteer management and/or event planning required
    • Knowledge and desire to learn about policies for limited government as well as veteran issues
    • Effective time management skills and the ability to strategically plan for 1-3 months in advance
    • Must be relational and skilled in building relationships
    • 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, 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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