Stand Together

Outreach Resources Manager

ID (external)
2019-4368
Category
Program Management
Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

Do you have a passion for empowering individuals and communities to realize their full potential? Do you believe that meaningful change starts with community engagement?  

 

The Americans for Prosperity Foundation is looking for an Outreach Resources Manager to join our Emerging Markets team. You'll drive the creation of impactful messaging tools and innovative outreach programs to help amplify the efforts of our community-based groups and outreach partners across the country. Your work will help us expand into new audiences and guide our local teams and partners in how best to educate entire communities on the benefits of a free and open society. If you're looking for a job with potential for massive societal impact, read on.   

 

The Emerging Markets team is breaking barriers that stand in the way of individuals realizing their unique potential. They do this by meeting their community needs through the development of programs, community events, and continuous issue education. As a critical part of this team, you'll bring your community outreach expertise to the table to help us shape the core program development strategy. Your influence doesn't end there; you'll also tap into your creativity to help support our efforts in community building, and messaging to a wide range of audiences. 

 

If you are excited about driving meaningful change in communities across the country, apply today!

 

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Research how to build trust with and engage with new communities. This includes attending conferences, following the work of similar organizations, conducting new research, understanding and leveraging existing research, etc. 
  • Develop programs and content based on the knowledge provided by and the needs of our field teams to connect to targeted audiences or on specific issues and policy areas 
  • Revise existing programs for specific audiences and collaborate with internal teams to test for effectiveness 
  • Mentor state teams on effective messaging to specific audiences 
  • Maintain an awareness of what outreach research exists around specific audiences and apply that knowledge to program and resource building 
  • Identify research gaps and work with internal teams to deploy effective, informed outreach into a desired community 
  • Collaborate with HQ communications team to identify, highlight, and leverage success stories that can help build credibility in local communities 
  • Travel required up to 20% of the time 
  • Other duties as assigned 

 

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to our members, partners, and other state chapters 
  • A firm commitment to tackling some of the nation’s biggest challenges so that every person can realize their full potential
  • Proven success demonstrating effective outreach into demographically, philosophically, and/or socioeconomically diverse communities  
  • 4+ years’ related experience in program design and execution  
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills  
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline driven, environment 
  • Ability to create new programs or outreach strategies by thinking outside the box 
  • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude  

 

Standout Candidates May Also Bring

  • Marketing and/or community building/outreach experience 
  • Specific knowledge of the African American community and causes important to them 

 

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. PM19

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