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  • Deputy Director of Grassroots Operations, Florida

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/20/2019 3:01 PM)
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    Grassroots and Community Organizing
  • Overview

    You have a passion for developing people and driving a team towards achieving specific outcomes. You have an eye for developing individuals around their strengths and aligning that growth with business needs. You want to leverage your experience to manage leaders who want to bring people together to solve problems and get lawmakers to make long-term, sustainable policy changes that improve the lives of all Floridians. You can step into a leadership role to bring groups together towards a common vision.  If this sounds like you, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and our Deputy Grassroots Director is a perfect fit! 



    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Supervising and managing field staff and talent development across the state  
    • Driving special grassroots projects and operational initiatives  
    • Along with the Grassroots Director, manage day-to-day activities and projects of field staff 
    • Represent the organization by attending and speaking at local grassroots events for recruitment and education purposes 
    • Organizing and planning state and local educational rallies and other grassroots events, including the phone bank setup process and door-to-door canvassing 
    • Work closely with state leadership and Human Resources to drive talent development and professional growth of field staff 
    • Fostering an entrepreneurial environment and encouraging and guiding innovation within the state chapter 
    • Advancing a culture of Market Based Management©
    • Reviewing and approving timecards and expense reports to ensure accuracy and compliance 
    • Managing and approving budgets for field staff 
    • Practice servant leadership and ensure that everyone has the resources and knowledge they need to meet their objectives 


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • At least 3-5 years of management and supervisory experience  
    • Strong interpersonal skills and superior relationship-building skills 
    • A drive to deepen your own knowledge and a focus on life-long learning 
    • A willingness to transform yourself and our organization to be more impactful in our efforts 
    • An ability to coach others in the development of strategic and tactical plans centered around community group coalitions to achieve outcomes 
    • An eagerness to connect with teams to further shared interests and advance the state and federal priority initiatives 
    • Competency with the Microsoft Office Suite 
    • Exceptional customer focus skills and ability to anticipate needs 
    • Must have a valid driver’s license 
    • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with state and national staff, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment  



    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. 


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