Freedom Network

  • State Director

    ID
    2018-2688
    Job Locations
    US-MS-
    Category
    Management / Executive
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    While leading different state initiatives, the State Director will act as the visionary and main spokesperson for Americans for Prosperity.  The State Director will report to the Regional Director, and will work closely with different departments in the national office, volunteers, legislators, press and donors.  This position requires an individual with a broad range of core competencies as he/she is running an individual state chapter within the broader organization. 

    Responsibilities

    • Craft and implement a strategic plan that defines and measures success for the state chapter
    • Oversee daily operations within the state
    • Manage and lead the statewide staff, work with the team to formulate and implement strategies to achieve agreed upon goals
    • Build relations for the state chapter with political, business, media and community leaders
    • Work with coalition partners, investors and AFPF & AFP national and other state offices to sustain state operations
    • Develop and generate a state budget for all chapter activities
    • Mobilize and educate grassroots activists on issues within the organization’s mission
    • Utilize activists and volunteers to advance policy initiatives that bring about institutional change
    • Represent the organization as the key spokesperson for the state through consistent branding
    • Create and implement a state-wide legislative action plan and assist on national issues of importance
    • Draft and prepare press releases and op-eds and utilize and update social media (websites, facebook, twitter) as related to issues of importance to the state

    Qualifications

    • Experience cultivating relationships with high-profile individuals
    • Political experience is preferable
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills
    • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment
    • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
    • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to our members, partners and other state chapters
    • A firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets

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