Freedom Network

  • Deputy State Director, Florida

    ID
    2019-2838
    Job Locations
    US-FL-
    Sub-Location
    Tallahassee, FL
    Category
    Grassroots
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    You want to be a part of something bigger. Something meaningful. You excel at relationship-building, naturally inspire others, and know how to prioritize. Now you’re looking for an opportunity to leverage your talents and use your career to leave a legacy you can be proud of.  

    We have a place for someone with your passion to lead the grassroots teams, legislative initiatives, and partnerships for our largest State chapter. You will play a critical role in removing barriers holding Floridians back from improving their lives. This mission is worthy of your life’s work. Apply now.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Coach and manage the grassroots operations and/or legislative process
    • Supervise grassroots and/or legislative teams
    • Develop and implement a strategy for building partnerships with individuals and groups that share our vision to help advance the goals of the state chapter and organization
    • Drive narratives around the priority initiatives for the State chapter
    • Manage the collaboration and communications process with network partners, teams, and external partnerships on Chapter priorities  
    • Assist in development and execution of issue education initiatives throughout the State chapter such as improving economic opportunities like removing article occupational licensing barriers, building stronger communities through Criminal Justice Reform, or openness to immigration. 
    • Proactively solve problems, make decisions, and prioritizes in collaboration with State Director to drive strategy
    • Assist State Director with driving culture in the State Chapter

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • At least 4-6 years of grassroots and/or legislative experience
    • Previous supervisory and management responsibilities
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and maintain relationships
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Strong organization, time management, and prioritization 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 focus to our members, partners and other state chapters
    • Ability to travel 50-75%

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • BA degree in related field
    • An understanding of the political landscape
    • Preferred work in legislative process
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    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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