Stand Together

Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives

 

Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation’s biggest challenges. Our efforts are led by the Stand Together Foundation, Americans for Prosperity, (including Concerned Veterans For America and The Libre Initiative) Charles Koch Foundation, and the Charles Koch Institute,

 

We seek to empower those dedicated to the betterment of themselves and others, starting with our team. We provide a unique work culture—one that that encourages people to think like entrepreneurs and problem solvers, embraces change, and values every person.

 

Sound like the type of environment that will allow you to pursue your passions?

 

If so, we hope you’ll review our current openings and apply to the opportunities that speak to your skills and passions. If you’re not sure which team or role is the best fit for you, that’s OK! Please feel free to connect with us and tell us more about you and your interests. We’re happy to see what opportunities might best align with your passions.

 

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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 Northeast Tennessee 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 to be Americans for Prosperity’s next Grassroots Engagement Director in Tennessee!   The Grassroots Engagement Director will identify, recruit, and engage grassroots leaders in the Tri-Cities community, mobilize them to take action, and drive policy reform that open opportunities for all.      Your Responsibilities Include - As our Grassroots Engagement Director, you will work alongside local leaders to tailor our local strategy for the success and future of this group - Every day you will make calls and plans to activate new volunteers that turn policy into reality - You will develop and execute strategies to educate the public on public policy issues and initiatives    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - You're able to build relationships quickly with people from all walks of life and understand how to inspire and motivate others - You have knowledge of state and federal public policy landscapes   - You can think of new ways to achieve our goals towards better public policy and develop the detailed plans to get us there - You have a valid driver’s license    Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience in grassroots advocacy and/or community organizing - Experience in political campaigns   About Us   Read about 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. 
ID
2020-4643
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-TN-
Do you live for the thrill of helping generate value for the organization through the management and delivery of a project? You’re in the right place! Stand Together seeks an individual who is detail-oriented and who can build lasting relationships with project leaders and subject matter experts.   The Infrastructure Capability within Stand Together contributes to a competitive operating advantage for our philanthropic community of customers by delivering innovative solutions related to physical and information systems. Our customers are laser focused on helping people improve their lives and building a movement of millions to advance a free and open society—a mission that matters! Our goal is to not only manage the day-to-day operations and IT components for our customers, but to drive strategic contributions aligned with their business strategies to propel them forward.     Your Responsibilities Include - Build trusting relationships with customers and gain a deep understanding of their goals and how they support Stand Together’s vison  - Partner with customers and peers to develop plans that solve problems, optimize processes, and make efficient use of resources  - Apply and ensure the team applies good economic thinking when developing solutions  - Develop value propositions, success criteria, and key metrics for projects  - Manage timelines, deliverables, and project dependencies  - Drive accountability amongst team members and stakeholders  - Communicate effectively across the community on project status, issues, risks, obstacles, and escalations  - Extrapolate current state and trends to predicted outcomes to identify and raise risks on impacts to project outcomes  - Apply the community’s risk philosophy to tailor project management activities   - Ensure application of Organizational Change Management (OCM) to customer-facing projects  - Ensure coordination of Compliance, Security, and other foundational teams where needed  - Mentor others in project management basics and best practices    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 5+ years of project management experience, people management, consulting, or related experience in a complex organization - Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize effectively  - Strategic thinking and understanding the why of the project in addition to the what  - Exceptional interpersonal skills and professionalism; proven ability to forge trusting relationships across the organization  - Entrepreneurial spirit to work both tactically and strategically with a high sense of urgency   - Awareness of project management techniques and tools   - Understanding of Change Management  - Strong customer focus      About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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. 
ID
2020-4638
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Engineering and IT
Location
US-VA-Arlington
You are a product development SME who works at the nexus of product development, project management, and customer insights. But your secret weapons are your creative and empathetic abilities--you’re able to create a deep and meaningful connections with customers and convert those insights into products and services that drive superior value. Do you want your career to be about more than just a job? If this is you, then let’s talk – this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to have an impact on a national scale.   We our building out our Product Management vision and go-to market strategy that will focus on high impact performance of our suite of products, programs and services. As our Product Development Manager, you’ll help bring our customer insights, programming and product management activities together in an integrated strategy.   In this role, you’ll set product strategy, drive an internal culture around product development and partner with our internal communications team to develop externally facing product marketing. You will work collaboratively across multiple teams and will manage flagship products directly.   We support dynamic network social change entrepreneurs that effectively deliver personal transformation and remove barriers for individuals in poverty, our focus is to help organizations refine their practices and increase their impact so that all people can realize their full potential. You will have the opportunity to learn about and draw upon the principles of Market-Based Management®, a management philosophy that creates an environment that prioritizes integrity and compliance, fosters professional growth, and rewards employees for the value they create, to make a meaningful and lasting impact on communities across the country.   Your Responsibilities Include - Develop assessment methodologies for Stand Together Foundation and our partners to measure social impact consistent with our vision for breaking the cycle of poverty - Build an integrated product strategy and roadmap for our programs, products and services - Effective product roadmaps and frameworks that drive alignment across product teams, relationship managers and our leadership team - Lead flagship products with best in class product development and management practices - Capture inputs/ideas from across the organization, synthesizing suggestions, observations and learnings into product strategy - Develop customer research and customer insights solutions that shape product strategy - Analyze data and insights drive new opportunities and experimentation within our programs, products and services   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 5+ years of product development experience - Entrepreneurial track record of taking an idea to reality - Demonstrated use of user research, having conducted primary research with UX tools and worked on storyboarding, user mapping and customer personas - Demonstrated track record of effectively using customer data and business performance analysis to support product strategy/decisions - Strong project management and organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects on schedule - A proven track record of launching and iterating on successful products - Experience managing and building a team   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience developing products and services for professional networks - Experience developing and implementing learning management systems and online communities About Us     Stand Together Foundation unleashes the power of community to solve our country’s toughest problems and help people improve their lives. We identify, support, and celebrate community-based organizations applying effective solutions to the driving causes of poverty. Through targeted programming, training, and organizational development we provide the resources and tools necessary for these catalysts for social change to grow, scale, and replicate their impact across the country.   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
ID
2020-4636
Organization
Stand Together Foundation
Category
Program Management
Location
US-VA-Arlington
You’re passionate about the impact good public policy and effective government can have on all Americans. You want to work in service of advocating for veterans, their families, and communities of veterans who fought and sacrificed for our freedom and prosperity. You’re a self-starter and people-person who’s looking to build connections and drive outcomes for the mutual benefit of individuals and organizations alike across the commonwealth. Does this sound like you? Apply today!   The Virginia Coalitions Director for Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) will work with state chapter leadership, Stand Together’s communications and marketing capability, and like-minded organizations throughout the commonwealth to form partnerships and develop strategies to promote a free and open society with a particular emphasis on reaching out to veterans, active duty military members, and their families. This individual will work to expand the footprint of CVA across the commonwealth in partnership with Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and The LIBRE Initiative.   Concerned Veterans for America is a non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization within Americans for Prosperity that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower veterans and their communities so that each person can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.     Your Responsibilities Include   - Collaborate with allied groups throughout the commonwealth to help advance policy goals that align with our vision of a free and open society - Collaborate with state leadership team and CVA executive director to ensure strategic partnerships and initiatives target the appropriate audiences - In collaboration with our communications capability, develop and execute communications and media strategies to set compelling narratives for initiatives - Serve as spokesperson for CVA within Virginia - Develop and host educational events with coalition partners for policy objectives to support grassroots efforts, specifically as it relates to our Foreign Policy initiatives - Partner with legal team and state leadership to ensure strategies and efforts are compliant with state and federal laws - Work with CVA Foundation team members and state staff to develop and execute educational and community building events throughout the commonwealth as needed - Organize and participate in direct lobbying/testifying as needed - Drive a positive culture built on and around Market-Based Management ® principles throughout the state chapter and organization   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Multiple years of experience delivering outcomes through coalition building and/or grassroots organizing - Experience in and passion for Foreign Policy reform - Proven ability to form partnerships and create strategies to advance goals - Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral - Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills - Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with state chapter and national staff, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment - Proven ability to work remotely and in an office environment - Willingness to travel for day and overnight trips in and out of state - Competency with Microsoft Office Suite - Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude - A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to our members, partners, and all state chapters - A firm commitment to building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another - Willingness to perform all duties as listed and any other duties assigned - You have a valid driver's license   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Veteran status preferred - State or federal legislative 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.    #PM19
ID
2020-4633
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-VA-
Are you frustrated that government at all levels can’t seem to get anything done? Do you want to bring people in North Carolina together to solve problems and get lawmakers to take action? Do you wish people could disagree but still have civil conversations? 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!    The LIBRE Initiative is a non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization within Americans for Prosperity that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.   Please note this role would be based in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.    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 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 the organization's funds towards making an impact and achieving the outcomes desired for our priorities  - Serve as a Hispanic community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in North Carolina - 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 relationship-building skills - Must have knowledge on issues affecting the local and national Hispanic community - Knowledge of North Carolina and federal policy landscapes - 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 - Spanish language proficiency - 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   - You have a valid driver’s license    Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience working in the Hispanic community in North Carolina - Previous involvement with local communities, clubs, civic organizations, etc.    About Us   Read about 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. 
ID
2020-4629
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-NC-
Stand Together is looking for a self-motivated and detail-oriented legal professional to join our Legal & Compliance capability.  This role provides an opportunity to proactively identify areas for improvement and drive operational initiatives to completion.  As the Manager, Legal Operations & Governance, you will be key in creating processes and practices to improve day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness of the Legal & Compliance team, as well as overseeing the corporate governance for organizations in our philanthropic community.  You will also be responsible for managing change and controlling legal costs and will enable in-house counsel to focus on high value items by encouraging legal operational excellence.   Stand Together fosters a fast-paced and mission-driven environment guided by the principles of integrity, humility, respect, knowledge, and transformation.  We drive change in education, communities, business, and government to empower people to improve their lives.  We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.   We prioritize professional growth and lifelong learning, therefore we reward our employees for the value they create. This environment gives you the room to make a meaningful and lasting impact that will help millions of people and transform society.    Your Responsibilities Include   - Define and drive operational initiatives to completion in a timely manner - Identify and implement legal department tools to streamline new or existing practices, as well as manage design, rollout, and training for new systems - Manage corporate governance process and maintain all governance documentation for multiple entities – proactively updating when changes occur - Draft resolutions, unanimous consents forms, and amendments – circulating forms for signature when necessary - Create new entities when needed, setting up EIN’s - Mange annual charitable solicitation registrations for multiple entities in 35+ states, ensuring changes are reflected each year and that information is correct - Oversee IRS filings for tax-exempt organizations, such as 1023 applications and 990 forms - Work closely with the compliance team and assist with compliance related projects when needed - Manage relationships with outside counsel and oversee the legal vendor management process     Knowledge and Skills You Bring the Organization   - 3+ years of experience in legal operations and/or corporate governance paralegal - A passion for and commitment to Stand Together’s vision and principles - Demonstrate ability to independently move projects forward by gaining support needed from others while working in a cross-functional role - Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills - Strong project management skills and highly detail-oriented - Must be excited to collaborate in a team setting - Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines     Standout Candidates May Also Bring   - Experience working for a tax-exempt organization - Experience filing 990 forms and 1023 applications - Experience in building partnerships across multiple organizations - Experience as a paralegal working on contract management or litigation.   About Us     Stand Together Foundation unleashes the power of community to solve our country’s toughest problems and help people improve their lives. We identify, support, and celebrate community-based organizations applying effective solutions to the driving causes of poverty. Through targeted programming, training, and organizational development we provide the resources and tools necessary for these catalysts for social change to grow, scale, and replicate their impact across the country.       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. 
ID
2020-4628
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Legal
Location
US-VA-Arlington
You always seem to be a step ahead of everyone else in identifying the latest and greatest innovations in learning design and technology. To you, online learning isn’t just the remote delivery of traditional programs, but presents a new frontier of educational opportunities for learners. While working in the ideas space may not be your “day job,” your colleagues are impressed with your ability to explain complex principles in ways others will find meaningful.   Your passion is not just in finding the next great innovation, but in understanding how meaningful relationships, combined with great ideas and principles, can help people expand their horizons, develop their skills, and help others.   Our educational partnerships team is looking for a program officer with a deep drive to advance an understanding of the principles of liberty through education innovation. You would be responsible for driving a growing portfolio of grant relationships in the space as well as building coalitions of people and organizations focused on helping students transform their lives by developing their unique aptitudes. If you are looking for a way to transform your passion in the ideas into a fulfilling career, apply today.     Your Responsibilities Include   - Explore and cultivate new relationships and opportunities within  edtech and education innovation - Manage an existing portfolio of educational programs - Build experiments designed to increase the Foundation’s learning and ability to scale innovative programs - Make grant recommendations to decision makers - Represent the Foundation at conferences and events - Work collaboratively and across teams to accomplish goals and ensure success of programs   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization   - 5+ years of related experience in industry, online education and/or learning design and technology -  Professional experience designing, developing and managing online, blended or other technology-mediated instruction - Advanced degree in instructional design, educational technology, or related field preferred - Exceptional interpersonal skills and professionalism - High level of humility and integrity -  Strong customer focus and organizational skills - Ability to think and act entrepreneurially - Deep understanding of and passion for economic freedom and individual liberty   All candidates will be required to submit a professional writing sample.   About Us   Everyone has the ability to learn, contribute, and succeed if they have the opportunity to do so.  The Charles Koch Institute and the Charles Koch Foundation advance ideas to help all people realize their potential, by challenging convention and eliminating barriers that stifle creativity and progress.    To realize that North Star, we support educational programs, research, and dialogue—working alongside hundreds of universities and nonprofit partners around the country.  All our work is guided by a commitment to unite with anyone to do right and identify new perspectives, to help people accomplish great things for themselves and others.   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. 
ID
2020-4627
Organization
Charles Koch Foundation
Category
Program Management
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Stand Together is looking for a QA Engineer to play a critical role in expanding our quality assurance capability and supporting a growing pipeline of projects within our Infrastructure team, as well as driving efficiencies and QA best practices.  This person will bring hands-on experience with QA frameworks, familiarity with Agile and SDLC, and test automation experience.   At Stand Together, we are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders to break barriers that keep people from realizing their potential.  We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.     Your Responsibilities Include - Test current products and identifying deficiencies - Suggest solutions to identified product problems  - Investigate product quality in order to make improvements to achieve better customer satisfaction - Plan, create and manage the overall Quality Planning strategy - Collaborate with the Product Development team to ensure consistent project execution - Identify quality assurance process bottleneck and suggest actions for improvement  - Oversee continuous improvement projects  - Collect quality data  - Identify key KPIs for product quality   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Minimum of 3+ years of work experience guiding development teams through execution of Quality Assurance - Experience writing and executing Test Cases and creating Regression suites - Experience in the execution of quality assurance and testing within Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban - Must be experienced in Test Automation (Selenium or Provar preferred) - Bachelor's degree in the fields of engineering, design, technical writing, or comparable work experience   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience with Salesforce     About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4624
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Engineering and IT
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Are you someone who colors outside the lines? Do you often push the creative boundaries? If this sounds like your usual approach, then bring your entrepreneurial spirit to help take our creative team to the next level!   The canvas is blank, the audiences are diverse, and the mission is clearly defined – now, we need the right leader to help us realize our goals. You are a team builder, strategy driver, and a trusted partner, now the time has come for you to take an organization’s creative and design capability to the next level. If this is you, then let’s talk – this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to have an impact on a national scale.   We’re looking for big, innovative ideas – we foster a culture of experimentation and creativity. You understand how to foster the creative process while also completing deliverables on time. You thrive when building and coaching a team, working to build a world class creative capability. In this Creative Director role, you’ll oversee a team of in-house designers, manage external agency partnerships, drive strategy, campaign execution, art direction, and much more!   Your Responsibilities Include - Provide creative oversight and direction in the development of brand strategies and creative briefs for a diverse set of issues across websites, print and digital media, video, email campaigns, corporate communications and more - Build our creative capabilities through training, mentoring, and inspiring the internal design team, while also working to identify, cultivate, and manage external agency partners - Work closely with other members of the marketing organization to develop brand standards for the company, identify new opportunities to enhance the brand across all mediums, and identify scalable solutions that empower others - Ensure all creative, marketing, and corporate materials conform to brand standards for consistency in visual identity, messaging, and positioning, including voice and personality - Develop tactics that bring creative concepts to life and achieve program objectives - Oversee multiple projects through all stages, from concept through to production, and ensure effective prioritization of resources with our in-house design team and external agency partners - Collaborate with various project managers, department heads and senior management in a highly matrixed environment - Proactively evaluate new trends and industry standards to remain current with the latest marketing and communications practices - Plan and conduct internal and competitive creative audits - Prepare and present creative presentations for internal clients and senior management   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization    - 10+ years’ experience in marketing, communications, or other relevant fields - 5+ years’ experience in managing high performance teams, with an emphasis on building, managing, and motivating individuals - Ability to work in a very fast-paced, high-volume, collaborative production environment - Creative and strategic thinker with a demonstrated talent for abstract problem-solving, spotting trends and patterns, an innate curiosity and insight into human behavior, an instinct for popular culture, and a nuanced understanding of creative work - Ability to work across teams and disciplines to deliver success and achieve superior outcomes - Collaborative work philosophy both within the team and across departments - Demonstrated ability to lead and coach a team of designers, driving a positive culture and camaraderie   About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4621
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
You are an experienced media and press professional, but you are looking for change. You want to work in service of advocating for veterans, their families, and communities of veterans who fought and sacrificed for our freedom and prosperity. If this resonates with you—keep reading.   Your colleagues and media contacts would describe you as proactive and strategic. You are self-starter who enjoys securing media placements across multi-media and can point to past successes. You are eager to build new media relationships and willing and able to turn any interaction with a reporter into a meaningful connection.   As the Press Secretary for Concerned Veterans for America (CVA), you’ll work on CVA’s efforts both in Washington, D.C. and in its 15 state chapters. In order to be successful, you will need to think outside the box and lean into your natural storytelling ability to identify the compelling hook for a wide array of issues and initiatives.   Join us and help contribute to improving the lives of our nation’s veterans, defending vital reforms at the VA, advancing a better American foreign policy, and securing America’s financial future.     Your Responsibilities Include   - Develop proactive and creative press and media strategies to promote and advance the CVA brand - Execute comprehensive communications plans and ensure communications efforts are prioritized and aligned with brand strategies - Manage day-to-day media relations, pitching, and drafting content (press releases, advisories, and other relevant materials) - Identify media coverage opportunities and deliver placements for appropriate principals (print, radio, and/or broadcast coverage) - Work with other communications capabilities to develop effective, on-brand, targeted messaging for state and national efforts - Develop and maintain relations with press and media contacts while also helping to foster relationships between state staff and press/media contacts - Respond to media requests, reporter inquiries - Draft and distribute talking points and media training/guidance to CVA HQ and state staff as needed to ensure quality coverage and maximum situational awareness - Serve as on-the-record spokesperson for CVA when necessary - Curate and maintain targeted media lists - Drive CVA state engagement with internal and external stakeholders - Proactively monitor news and issue developments to identify media coverage opportunities     Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 5+ years of professional experience - Demonstrated track record successfully executing communications, strategic media relations or public relations strategies - Self-starter attitude securing media placements across multiple media and can point to past success at doing so - Must be a strategic thinker with experience conceiving and leveraging relationships - Demonstrated strength in building, managing, and motivating high-performance teams - Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with a diverse range of partners - Excellent communication skills and the proven ability to influence at multiple levels of the organization - Proven ability to think ahead, problem solve, engage proactively and take initiative - Strong process-minded planner who can determine deadlines, logistics and operational plans for multi-dimensional programs and events - Ability to shape and harness qualitative and quantitative research to drive good economic decision-making - Strong analytical skill set, capable of analyzing and reacting to results-oriented data - Excellent persuasive writing, editing, and verbal communications skills, including presentation skills   About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4620
Organization
Stand Together Communications
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
The Federal Legislative Liaison will, under the direction of the Director of Federal Affairs, advocate for Americans for Prosperity and Stand Together's positions to break down barriers that stand in the way of people realizing their full potential. This includes a wide variety of issues that align to the Stand Together community’s priority initiatives including, but not limited to, immigration, judicial, education, free speech, and economic opportunity. The position will provide ongoing liaison and resource support to: AFP and AFPF staff, members of Congress, Coalition Partners, Volunteers and Activists regarding political activities. This includes legislative initiatives, strategy and planning for legislation, regulatory change and related activities. Reporting to the Director of Federal Affairs, the candidate will assist and participate in the organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill in support of our policy priorities. A strong candidate will have existing knowledge of policy, process and personnel in the US Congress and quickly provide recommendations for new policy initiatives. The candidate should have a commitment to the principles of the organization – specifically, a firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic opportunity through free markets.     Your Responsibilities Include - Leverage existing and develop new relationships with members of Congress to advance community priorities - Provide ongoing liaison and resource support services to members of Congress, coalition partners, volunteers and activists regarding political activities - Monitor, research and analyze federal legislative and regulatory trends that impact our policy initiatives. Track pending legislation and mitigate as needed - Work closely with our government affairs and policy teams in the development and analysis of information for advocacy documents, presentations, testimony, etc. - Provide ongoing liaison and resource support to the government affairs team, brand managers, and communications team - Contribute insight to our policy team for formulation of ongoing initiatives   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Minimum of 3+ years of state and/or federal legislative experience - Direct lobbying experience advancing a wide spectrum of issues  - Existing relationships and credibility with members of Congress - Proven experience in development of Government Affairs strategies - Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills - Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment - Integrity, humility, and a principle-based entrepreneurial attitude - A firm commitment to building a culture of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping one another   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - State level grassroots 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.   #PM19
ID
2020-4619
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Government Affairs and Relations
Location
US-VA-Arlington
We’re searching for an immensely skilled Communications Project Manager to work alongside a dynamic communications and marketing team to help drive and implement engaging and effective marketing strategic plans. These initiatives span multiple uses and platforms, including editorial, media, print, digital, web, and video.   You bring experience in the marketing and communications landscape to support day-to-day and long-term client needs. As an Project Manager, you will work across multiple client accounts, assisting with project plans, timelines, content writing and editing, client deliverables, and marketing strategy development, among other things.   Stand Together exists to empower those dedicated to the betterment of themselves and others. We believe that, with the right mindset and support, anyone can improve their life and meaningfully contribute to the lives of others.   Your Responsibilities Include - Work across multiple internal and external teams and audiences - Drive the project plan for executing large scale communications and marketing campaigns - Provide the highest level of customer focus from conception to completion, anticipating challenges, handling multiple project revisions, and meeting deadlines - Consistently deliver high-quality products that define, drive, and meet client objectives and that are consistent with customer standards, brand guidelines, and vision. - Proven ability to think ahead, problem solve, engage proactively and take initiative - Strong process-minded planner who can determine deadlines, logistics, and operational plans for multi-dimensional programs and events - Manage partner and vendor relationships, as well as program budgets - Manage time wisely and prioritize workload in a creative environment where interruptions are common - Stays knowledgeable about markets in and platforms on which clients operate   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 5+ years of work experience (or more!) in a field that requires attention to detail, project management, and customer service - Strong writing skills - Organized problem solver with superior interpersonal communications skills - Have a collaborative approach to work; Give and receive feedback respectfully to develop the most compelling products - Balance the needs of the client and the needs of the firm with poise and understanding - Professional manner and highly polished interpersonal and communication skills   About Us   Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.     Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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.   
ID
2020-4615
Organization
Stand Together Communications
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
We are seeking a highly motivated and outcomes-focused Business Analyst to play an integral role in the discovery, documentation, and improvement of processes across our organization.  This role will serve in a generalist capacity and support a broad range of teams and projects that require the ability to analyze operational, technical, and functional processes.  Examples of the work you contribute toward may include IT service optimization, operational excellence initiatives, and systems and process consolidation.   If you thrive in a consistently transforming environment and have a passion for driving process improvements, this is an incredible opportunity to innovate within our growing organization.     Your Responsibilities Include - Work across multiple matrixed teams including Infrastructure, Finance, Accounting, HR, and our front-line customers to build a deep understanding of business processes ranging from operational to technical - Initiate and lead meetings with process stakeholders around the community to build process flows, gather requirements, make sense of as/is state, and identify opportunities for efficiencies and improvement - Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and advising on potential solutions - Execute changes and light project management for implementing solutions - Develop comprehensive understanding of Stand Together’s matrixed operational model in order to take a proactive approach to identifying cross-functional improvement opportunities - Serve as process SME and interface with project teams and business leads as projects are analyzed and carried out   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 5+ years of experience in a Business Analysis capacity or similar role focused on understanding and improving complex business processes - High level of business acumen and economic thinking with a proven track record of working across multiple business and technical areas - Ability to articulate specific examples of how you have independently driven value for an organization by mapping out processes, producing valuable insights for optimization, and influencing action from stakeholders - Familiar with industry standard frameworks for business analysis and process design - Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate and present (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization - Drive and desire to learn and grow both technical and functional skill sets     About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4612
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Engineering and IT
Location
US-VA-Arlington
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 Colorado 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!     Americans for Prosperity advances policy reforms that help people improve their lives. Along with its affiliates The LIBRE Initiative and Concerned Veterans for America, Americans for Prosperity consists of millions of grassroots activists in all 50 states.   The Grassroots Engagement Director will identify, recruit, and engage grassroots leaders in Colorado and mobilize them to take action and drive policy reform that open opportunities for all.     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 network funds towards making an impact, and achieving the outcomes desired for our priorities  - Serving as a community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in your Colorado - 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 strong relationship-building skills  - Knowledge of state and federal policy landscapes   - 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 advanced shared interests     About Us   Read about 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. 
ID
2020-4609
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-CO-
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 Arizona 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!     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 network funds towards making an impact and achieving the outcomes desired for our priorities  - Serving as a community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in your state  - 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 strong relationship-building skills  - Knowledge of state and federal policy landscapes   - 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 advanced shared interests   - You have a valid driver’s license  Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Highly organized, energetic, and capable of motivating and leading large groups and volunteers able to manage large quantities of data - Event planning, marketing or sales experience is a plus - High levels of integrity, self-motivation, patience, persistence, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with all kinds of people   About Us   Read about 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. 
ID
2020-4603
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-AZ-
You’re passionate about empowering adult-learners through transformative training programs. You’re eager to apply your business expertise and training knowledge to grow the impact of an effective, mission-driven organization. You’re able to take a leader’s vision and strategy and run with it to create training programs to drive greater outcomes. Does this sound like you? Apply today!     We are looking for an Instructional Design Specialist to help create a high-quality, integrated programming experience for Americans for Prosperity’s Capitol Leaders programs as well as other professional development programming for internal staff and state advocacy partners.   Capitol Leaders, a project of Americans for Prosperity, is a professional development and networking program designed specifically for those serving in government. We focus on learning opportunities that help lawmakers define their personal vision, learn tools and tactics to improve efficacy and outcomes, and create a legacy-defining agenda for their time in office and beyond. While hard skills and tricks of the trade are part of our content, we stand apart from other professional development programs by helping leaders establish their own principles-based framework for decision-making, which equips them to deal with any situations they may face. We believe that public officials are leaders not only in government, but in their communities as private citizens - as such, our alumni may continue to work with our program and grow their leadership skills even after their time in government has ended.     As the Instructional Design Specialist, you will drive the creation of sustainable content using industry leading instructional design best practices.     Your Responsibilities Include  - Assess, design, develop, and implement training content for our Government Affairs professional development programs  - Formulate learning curriculum strategies, and creates content utilizing knowledge of learning theory and curriculum methodology to meet training requirements  - Create and write professional development content for program learning materials, internal reports, and Capitol Leaders blog - Develop training assessment and evaluation tools and other measures to ensure that the course content, format, and delivery are successful  - Develop learning collateral such as case studies, workbooks, pre-work activities and identification of supplemental readings   - Demonstrate passionate curiosity and interest for industry trends on professional development, adult learning theory, and digital content strategies   - Manage project plan for multiple courses at a time, including virtual learning events and in-person conference-style events  - Work with the program lead to design and execute assessment strategy using quantitative and qualitative research methods   - Analyze assessment results using statistical methods and provide recommendations for program improvements   - Other duties as assigned   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization  - 3-5 years of relevant work experience   - Experience with change management, learning and engagement, professional talent development, and adult learning theory   - Familiarity with virtual classroom technology for synchronous and asynchronous learning   - Excellent communications skills, both oral and written   - Proven ability to deliver project outcomes   - Skill in building relationships and relating to external audiences   - Excellent organizational and planning skills   - A firm commitment to the Mission of the organization    Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience in public policy or government affairs organizations   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
ID
2020-4600
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Curriculum and Learning Management
Location
US-VA-Arlington
At Stand Together we are working to accelerate the efforts of those that are tackling the greatest societal challenges of our time. Bringing about meaningful social change will require new and innovative ways of getting people to engage with things they care deeply about (e.g. Education, Poverty, Criminal Justice Reform, etc.).  To help us get there, we are looking for experienced brand strategists with a proven track record of launching brands, products, and large-scale supporting campaigns.      We are looking for leaders that know how to translate a val-prop into compelling activations that break through.  You’ve taken a product concept through to a major multi-channel launch and managed it through multi-year milestones. Does this sound like you? If you get excited talking about the needles you moved, we should definitely talk.      As a Director, Brand Strategy you will be working directly with our leadership team to interpret goals into actionable plans that drive meaningful results.  For us to engage millions we will need to work backwards from key audiences that will help us get there. You’ll bring deep experience in working with insights teams to identify research needs, interpret findings and translate those findings into product and marketing efforts.                                                                                                                                              The Stand Together culture is guided by the principles of integrity, humility, respect, knowledge, and transformation. We prioritize professional growth and lifelong learning, so we reward our employees for the value they create. This environment gives you the room to make a meaningful and lasting impact that will help millions of people and transform society.      Your Responsibilities Include - Partner with issue-specific portfolio leaders to develop long term strategies that connect back to the Stand Together brand strategy   - Lead the development of integrated campaigns that advance core objectives   - Identify and develop engagement opportunities to inspire key audiences to take action  - In partnership with the Insights team, develop key metrics and measure impact of activations   - Work with cross functional teams to translate insights into rapid prototype solutions that solve problems in innovative ways  Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization   - 7+ years of professional experience in related fields  - Deep experience in translating high level objectives into strategic and tactical plans  - Superior influence and communication skills  - Proven ability to develop, execute and evaluate integrated product and marketing strategies  - Track record of developing innovative concepts into engaging products  - Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships with key internal/external partners and stakeholders  - Highly organized and a proven ability to deliver on tight deadlines  -   Standout Candidates May Also Bring    -  Experience in a design thinking environment       About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4593
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
You are the first-person people call to brainstorm ideas. Your ability to make fast decisions and give trusted communications advice has allowed you to also create strong partnerships with your stakeholders. You are also known for cultivating strong relationships with journalists while also strategizing and executing communications campaigns.   In this role you will work directly with Americans for Prosperity, the grassroots policy organization within the Stand Together community, which has a presence in 36 states across the country.   Are you looking for an opportunity that needs your media relations and project management expertise to take an organization’s communications strategy to the next level? Then we hope to consider you for this leadership role on our communications and marketing team.   As a Regional Communications Manager you will serve as the communications lead supporting and promoting grassroots advocacy efforts in each of several (five-to-six) assigned states.  You will be responsible for the implementation of all communications-related activities in assigned states.    Stand Together exists to empower those dedicated to the betterment of themselves and others. We believe that, with the right mindset and support, anyone can improve their life and meaningfully contribute to the lives of others.     Your Responsibilities Include - Consult with partners to understand their policy priorities and goals as well as the unique dynamics at work in each state - Work with State Directors to develop long-term communications strategies and tactics to achieve those goals - Work with State Directors and capability teams to proactively identify opportunities to advance policies and principles - Work alongside capability teams to craft compelling, legally compliant communications materials - Collaborate with digital team to develop collateral to maximize earned media and grassroots impact - Travel to state chapters for background meetings with press, editorial board meetings, and special events requiring media coverage as needed - Identify media opportunities for clients in traditional and non-traditional venues. - Work to build relationships with in-state bookers and establish clients as key influencers in the state who warrant coverage on client policy and political issues. - Advise and collaborate with stakeholders on paid media opportunities, including TV or radio scripts, as needed - Create rapid-response materials and backgrounders; circulate key media hits and narratives that should be addressed in each state - Draft messaging and copy for public and grassroots-facing materials related to these issue campaigns, including but not limited to landing pages, email marketing content, press releases, opinion pieces, website, and website blog posts - Pitch media on stories and events - Coordinate with marketing, creative, digital, research, and writing teams to leverage resources and services for state-level efforts and campaigns   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 3-5 years of experience in media relations and strategic communications - Strong verbal and written communications skills and an ability to distill complex policy into accessible and digestible language and products that get noticed - Ability to work under tight deadlines and adapt to rapidly changing conditions. If you are overwhelmed by a fast-paced and demanding environment, this position will not be a good fit - Must be able to work productively with a broad range of colleagues and stakeholders across the country - Willing and able to work collaboratively - On the record experience   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Agency, congressional, executive branch (state or federal), or political campaign experience is a major plus   About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4587
Organization
Stand Together Communications
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
You are looking for a challenge not only in your daily responsibilities but also in the subject matter you cover. High-quality storytelling with a purpose is your passion.   We are expanding our editorial team and will rely on you for your creativity, expertise, and leadership. In the Editorial Director position at Stand Together Communications, you will be responsible for creating compelling content for the Charles Koch Institute and the Charles Koch Foundation. You will internalize brand guidelines and will hold the content to the highest standards. Your unique ability to balance nuanced messaging with editorial needs will be essential to the quality of the content. Our communications and marketing team is transforming our organization’s content strategy—join us and help us communicate the ideas that will move our society toward one of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping others improve their lives.     Your Responsibilities Include - Run the day-to-day operations of the organization’s websites, including fielding pitches, generating ideas, collaborating with internal teams, line-editing stories from a team of internal and freelance writers, overseeing publishing, and recruiting new writing talent - Edit a variety of content, including articles, photo essays, and news posts - Conceive and assign the reporting of large-scale projects and manage moving parts - Collaborate with the other members of the Stand Together editorial leadership team on larger editorial strategy and lineups - Collaborate with communications directors and other stakeholders on editorial needs - Work with internal departments, including relationship managers and digital and video teams, to coordinate digital publishing efforts - Make sure that all editorial products reflect organizational voice and messaging - Apply SEO best practices at all times   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Passion for storytelling, particularly related to identifying bold, new approaches to solving our country’s most pressing problems - Impeccable editing, writing, and headline-writing abilities - 5+ years of experience editing or writing in a journalism, corporate, or non-profit environment - Experience working on multi-media and/or interactive content types - Strong collaboration and leadership skill - Strong organizational and time management skills - Ability to learn quickly - Comfortable with rapidly evolving environment   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - A Rolodex of writers who can pitch and execute complex stories - Degree in Journalism, English, History, Economics or similar   All candidates will be required to submit writing samples and complete an editing test.   About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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
ID
2020-4579
Organization
Stand Together Communications
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Our philanthropic community is dedicated to breaking barriers that prevent people from reaching their full potential and improving their lives. Our vision is a health care system that helps more people have access to higher quality care at lower costs. In such a system, providers and patients engage in mutually beneficial exchange that drives innovation in the supply of medical products and services on a level comparable with more dynamic sectors. Providers compete for patients, who can choose the highest quality health care options at the lowest costs.   As Vice President of Health Care you will develop and cast vision for Stand Together’s health care priority initiative, driving collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to achieve these goals, especially in public policy. Come join the Stand Together philanthropic community as we foster a national conversation about these ideas, advancing academic research, applied public policy solutions, community driven programs, and business engagement. Are you up to the challenge? Apply now.   Your Responsibilities Include - Develop and refine Stand Together’s health care vision, increasing our community’s ability to respond in a timely and strategic way to new opportunities and threats - Supervise team of directors focused on issues within the portfolio and manage talent development - Collaborate with executive leadership at each of Stand Together’s organizations to identify and drive necessary integration with businesses across the Stand Together philanthropic community to execute strategies and achieve the goals and objectives - Connect internal and external partners to strategic plans, prioritized goals and objectives, and their connection to vision - Drive accountability and progress toward goals and objectives across a variety of teams; proactively problem-solve and remove barriers for individuals and teams - Seek and incorporate best-in-class knowledge about health care to identify highest leveraged opportunities e.g. partnerships, other support or collaboration - Foster new partnerships and manage relationships with external partners - Drive a vision for communications with all relevant parties, including media, Stand Together partners, and internal stakeholders - Drive a culture consistent with Market-Based Management® and our Guiding Principles   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 10+ years of experience leading and managing strategic projects, preferably focused issues specific to health care - 7+ years’ experience leading and supervising a team - Sound understanding of health care, including the role businesses, communities, education, and public policy can play in driving desirable change - Experience driving public policy strategy with proven outcomes - Entrepreneurial spirit and high sense of urgency balanced with strategic prioritization - Ability to drive a portfolio of projects to completion in a fast-paced environment - Demonstrated experience driving collaboration with internal and external stakeholders - Superior communication capabilities and organizational skills - Ability to adapt to changing circumstances   About Us     Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.   Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.   Our Values   Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.    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. 
ID
2020-4570
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Policy and Research
Location
US-VA-Arlington

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