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Summary: The National Progressives Outreach Constituency Director will work to promote pro-Israel advocacy among progressive political leaders and activists across the United States from AIPAC’s national headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Constituency Director will report to the National Outreach Director and implement a national progressives outreach strategy, coordinate regional Progressives Outreach activities, and conduct outreach efforts directly in certain parts of the country. The National Outreach Program promotes pro-Israel activism and education among leaders of various constituencies, including Progressives, African Americans, Hispanics and Religiously-Motivated Pro-Israel Christians.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Coordinate outreach efforts to progressive leaders across multiple AIPAC regions, working closely with Regional Outreach Directors to promote pro-Israel political activism.
Develop and execute a national Progressives Outreach strategy to be implemented across AIPAC regions.
Develop and maintain relationships with influential progressive leaders in the national capital area.
Identify and share best practices, serve as a resource for Regional Outreach Directors and assist in the hiring and training of new Regional Outreach Directors.
Conduct outreach efforts directly in certain regions of the country to promote pro-Israel political activism.
Recruit participants for national AIPAC events and for AIEF educational seminars in Israel, and staff AIEF seminars in Israel as needed.
Analyze political trends, perform necessary research and prepare background materials and documents.
Work closely and cooperatively with AIPAC staff and lay leaders.
Plan and implement meetings, speaking events, conferences and other events.
Travel frequently to meet with regional staff and to conduct outreach activities.
Perform other activities as assigned by the National Outreach Director.
· Bachelor's or advanced degree strongly desired, or commensurate experience.
A demonstrated commitment to advance the US-Israel relationship.
A thorough understanding of and demonstrated experience working with progressive leaders and constituencies.
Management experience strongly desired.
Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
Team-oriented personality with can-do attitude.
Strong communication (oral and written) and research skills.
Ability to travel regularly.
Well-developed political skills, including at least 8 years political experience in Congress, in a state legislature or local government, on political campaigns, and/or equivalent activities, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks successfully.
Must provide cover letter to be considered
If applying for more than one position please use the 'Attachments' function to attach position specific cover letter
*AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer
|Salary Range||Not Posted|
|Benefits||paid vacation, sick leave, maternal/paternal leave, medical, vision, dental, transportation, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, relocation option available, Life Insurance|
|Preferred Experience||5 Years Experience|
|Job Posted On||2014-02-05|
|Number of Views||4080|
|Job is posted for||60 days|
|Job Categories||Director, Other|
|Organization Name||AIPAC - American Israel Public Affairs Committee|
Please apply directly to our website with a resume and cover letter.http://https://www4.recruitingcenter.net/Clients/aipac/PublicJobs/controller.cfm?jbaction=JobProfile&Job_Id=10233&esid=az