Stand Together

  • Grassroots Engagement Director, Atlanta Metro

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/25/2019 10:46 AM)
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    Grassroots and Community Organizing
  • Overview

    Do you wish people could disagree but still have civil conversations? Are you frustrated that government at all levels can’t seem to get anything done? Do you want to bring people in Georgia together to solve problems and get lawmakers to take action? If these questions ignite passion for you and you are ready to take action by mobilizing people to advance a cause that will change your community, apply today!  


    This role is focused on engaging the grassroots in Gwinnett, Hall, and Forsyth counties.



    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Developing state-based strategies to advance state and federal policy priorities and desired outcomes 
    • Mobilizing volunteer communities in support of policy priorities and building capabilities to advance future priorities 
    • Planning and executing a variety of activities to educate and bring awareness to further strategies that advance our priorities 
    • Developing and executing on strategies to educate and engage the general public on our priority policy initiatives
    • Managing a budget related to your activities, determining the best use of funds towards making an impact, and achieving desired outcomes 
    • Serving as a community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in Georgia
    • Working with communities of activists to contact citizens (for example, sending text messages, making calls, or in-person door knocking) to educate and persuade the public to act on public policy initiatives 
    • Encouraging individuals and activist communities to become life-long learners and develop strategies for training and educational opportunities


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Strong interpersonal skills and superior relationship-building skills 
    • Knowledge of state and federal policy landscapes including but not limited K-12 education, healthcare, criminal justice reform, and issues related to expanding economic opportunity for all Georgians
    • Experience working with members of the community  
    • 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 develop strategic and tactical plans to achieve outcomes
    • An excitement for thinking creatively and a willingness to experiment with new ways to engage and activate new volunteers  
    • A commitment to work with anyone to do good and advance shared interests  
    • Ability to travel around Gwinnett, Hall, and Forsyth counties to engage with grassroots



    About Us


    Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroot 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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