Regional Field Director (South)

20 Jun, 2022

Jobs

Regional Field Director (South)

National Transportation Issue Campaign
Remote

While this is a remote position, due to the regional nature of the role,, we have a strong preference for candidates based in or willing to relocate to: Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri or Texas. Must live within 25 miles of a major airport. 

The full-time, home office-based Regional Field Director will be responsible for grasstops and grassroots organizing for the purpose of building state and local coalitions and support for federal/state legislative objectives in assigned states.

The Regional Field Director should be experienced in advocacy and understand the nexus of organizing, the legislative process, elections, media/communications, and the strategies/tactics necessary to persuade elected officials. We seek highly motivated team players who can juggle multiple responsibilities and moving targets in a fast-paced environment. Candidates will be comfortable doing “cold” meetings and presentations with potential allies and be able to make spot decisions about the best ways develop those relationships.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with remote national staff to develop and execute state specific strategies and tactics in assigned states.
  • Recruit and build coalitions comprised of influential individuals and opinion leaders in targeted state and congressional districts.
  • Educate and activate local and statewide organizations and community leaders in support of a legislative agenda.
  • Generate grassroots letters and other communications to Members of Congress and state officials.
  • Research Congressional and state legislative targets, prospective coalition members, and other potential allies.
  • Analyze and track federal and state legislation.
  • Plan and execute special projects including press events, in-district events with Members of Congress, and fly-ins on Capitol Hill.
  • Travel is approximately 35%.

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree is required.
  • 6-8 years experience in public relations, government affairs, organizing or similar political campaign experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of the political process including demonstrated ability to recruit and mobilize individuals and organizations in support of public interest objectives.
  • Dependable and well-organized; able to multi-task and manage time effectively, meet deadlines, and adapt to the changing priorities of advocacy campaigns.
  • Strong computer, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Prior Federal or State legislative experience a plus.

Salary starting at $60k with bonus opportunities. Benefits package includes paid medical and dental, FSA, and IRA with match; position open until filled.

Cover letter, resume and writing sample (letter or short policy statement) required.  Please send to: grtransportationjobs@gmail.com / subject line: Regional Field Director (South)

Job posted: 2022-06-20