Freedom Network

  • Field Director II

    ID
    2019-2809
    Job Locations
    US-WI-
    Sub-Location
    Lacrosse, WI
    Category
    Field
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Field Director will work to drive freedom-oriented policy fights in their communities through grassroots activities such as phone banking, door to door canvassing, and neighborhood events.  Through community outreach, the Field Director will recruit, train, and organize local volunteers to become active within their local community. The ideal candidate will have a background in grassroots advocacy. 

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Build grassroots relations for the state chapter with political, business, media and community leaders, as planned by senior leadership
    • Mobilize and educate 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 state-based 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, including, but not limited to, phone bank setup process and door to door canvassing

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 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

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Experience with grassroots operations and/or event planning

     

    About Us

     

    Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives. 

     

    Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

     

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