Freedom Network

  • Field Director

    ID
    2018-2693
    Job Locations
    US-MS-
    Category
    Grassroots
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    As Field Director, you will be an ambassador for Americans for Prosperity in Central Mississippi, working to educate the public and drive freedom-oriented policy.  In this role, you will create, manage, and implement a strategic plan to make an impact at the local, state, and national level. You will be expected to work with the rest of the AFP Mississippi team to recruit, train, and organize local volunteers to become active within their community and will be asked to plan grassroots activities, such as phone banking, door-to-door canvassing, events, and other creative activity that advances the organization’s strategic plan.  If you are a passionate advocate for individual liberty and a motivated self-starter who loves people, this could be the job for you.

    Responsibilities

    • Be an ambassador for AFP, building grassroots relations with political, business, media and community leaders
    • Educate and mobilize citizens to build a community of committed grassroots activists on issues within the organization’s mission
    • Recruit activists and volunteers to become involved in AFP volunteer phone banking, door-to-door canvassing, and neighborhood events on policy 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
    • Prepare, maintain, and staff a Field Office where AFP grassroots activists and partners will feel a sense of community and will feel comfortable dropping in for events, activities or conversation.

    Qualifications

    • Experience with grassroots operations and/or event planning preferable
    • 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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