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Deputy Director of Grassroots Operations - LIBRE, Texas

Location: Conroe
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewYou're passionate about equipping Hispanic communities in Texas with the tools they need for each individual to reach their full potential and achieve the American Dream. You appreciate the impact good public policy and effective government can have on all Americans. You're a self-starter and people-person who's looking to build connections and drive public policy outcomes across the state.

Are you up for the challenge of motivating and leading a team of staff and volunteers? If this sounds like you, The LIBRE Initiative and our Deputy Director of Grassroots Operations role in Texas could be a perfect fit!

You will work directly with the Director of Grassroots Operations and LIBRE Strategic Director to develop outreach strategies to educate the public about public policy issues at the state and federal level, build community, connect with activists, and drive outcomes in a multi-faceted grassroots landscape. You will also supervise and mentor Grassroots Engagement staff members to help develop best practices in volunteer recruitment and driving volunteers to take action on issues affecting their community, state and country.

Your Responsibilities Include

  • You will supervise and mentor some Texas LIBRE grassroots engagement staff
  • You will attend and speak at events across the state to educate, recruit and activate volunteers and members of the community
  • You will work alongside local leaders to tailor our local strategy for the success and future of this group
  • In collaboration with the LIBRE Strategic Director, Coalitions Director, and Grassroots Engagement Directors, you will develop and execute strategies to educate the community on public policy issues and initiatives
  • You will work alongside state staff to plan, organize and execute state and local educational programs, informational meetings, virtual opportunities, and other grassroots events, including facilitating phone banks, door-to-door canvassing, and other voter contact activities

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • You have demonstrated experience leading and managing others
    • You are able to connect with people from all walks of life, build relationships quickly, and have the ability to inspire and motivate others
    • You are an energetic and adaptable self-starter and comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • You have knowledge of state and federal public policy and political landscapes
    • You are proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suiteand can learn new systems, platforms and further develop technical skills when required
    • You have a valid driver's licenseand reliable transportation
    • You are willing to travel as needed in the state and/or region
    • You've worked with Hispanic communities in Texas
    • You're able to converse and write proficiently in Spanish and English

      Standout Candidates May Also Bring

      • Experience in political campaigns, community organizing and/or grassroots advocacy, especially supervisory experience

        About Us

        Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroots staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country.

        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 and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. PI200796262

Keywords: TEXAS STATE CHAPTER, Conroe , Deputy Director of Grassroots Operations - LIBRE, Texas, Executive , Conroe, Texas

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