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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Stand Together is seeking a Strategic Research Analyst to work with a team that develops and executes research and analysis of relevant operational landscapes to inform organizational strategies and investments and to support strategic partnership. This role supports a robust platform that unites social entrepreneurs to accomplish far more than they otherwise could.     Your Responsibilities Include - Identify and assess partnership opportunities with organizations and key influencers that are aligned with organizational priorities, vision, and risk tolerance - Conduct quantitative and qualitative research and analysis including landscape analysis, market analysis, due diligence, and competitive analysis - Develop reports and materials that enable situational awareness and drive organizational impact - Perform internet research, monitor social media, and conduct searches through subscription and open-source tools and databases - Collaborate with network partners to help in development of operational strategies - Consistently reevaluate and improve existing processes and knowledge systems to best support partners   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience - 3+ years’ experience in research and analysis - Ability to write concisely, persuasively and analytically, with attention to detail, grammar, and syntax - Ability to synthesize large amounts of information into meaningful insights - Ability to take initiative, collaborate, and work independently - Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a high sense of urgency - Understanding and excitement for the organization’s vision   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Previous experience with think-tanks or in philanthropy - Familiarity with market, investment analysis, or due diligence - Familiarity with research tools like LexisNexis, Guidestar, and Foundation Center, as well as experience in public records research - Experience with social media analysis   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
2019-4338
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Research and Analysis
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Are you dreaming of a career advocating for change? Do you see yourself working in politics or public policy 5 years from now, but aren’t sure of where and how to start? Do you want to bring people in your community together to solve problems and get lawmakers to take action?    If you have a passion for making real connections, tackling issues that impact your community, and helping people improve their lives but have limited availability due to your season of life, class schedule, or other commitments, we have an exciting part-time job opportunity!   Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is hiring part-time Grassroots Coordinators who want to get a jump-start in their political or policy career by advocating for our issues in their communities.     Your Responsibilities Include - Support various grassroots organizing activities   - Work alongside and assist AFP activists and volunteers in phone banking, door-to-door canvassing, and neighborhood events related to state-based policy initiatives  - Work with local Engagement Directors to execute state and local educational rallies and other grassroots events, including, but not limited to, phone banking and door-to-door canvassing  - Help to build, maintain, and grow communities of AFP activists in coordination with Engagement Directors  - Work directly with state staff to drive special projects related to AFP priority initiatives  - Help with logistics relating to canvassing literature and materials    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Strong interpersonal skills and strong relationship-building skills  - 1-3 years of experience in grassroots activism  - 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 eagerness to connect with teams to further shared interests and advance the state and federal priority initiatives  - Exceptional customer focus skills and ability to anticipate needs  - Strong knowledge of Wisconsin   - Must have a valid driver’s license    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. 
ID
2019-4321
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-WI-
Are you interested in building communities of veterans and military families all across Texas and leading those communities on a mission to advance policies of mutual benefit and equal rights? 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 your state 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 to be a part of the Concerned Veterans for America team today!     Please note that this role will be based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.      Your Responsibilities Include - Develop state-based strategies to advance state and federal policy priorities and desired outcomes  - Mobilize volunteer communities in support of policy priorities and build capabilities to advance future priorities   - Plan and execute a variety of activities to educate and bring awareness to further strategies that advance our priorities  - Develop and execute strategies to educate and engage the general public on our priority policy initiatives - Manage 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 veteran community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in Texas - Work 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  - Encourage 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 relationship-building skills  - Knowledge of Texas 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  - Willingness to transform yourself and our organization to be more impactful in our efforts  - Ability to develop strategic and tactical plans to achieve outcomes - Excitement for thinking creatively and a willingness to experiment with new ways to engage and activate new volunteers   - Commitment to work with anyone to do good and advance shared interests     Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Veteran status - Previous involvement with local communities, clubs, civic organizations, etc.  - Experience working with veterans and military families   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
2019-4319
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-TX-
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 your state 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!     Please note that this role will be based in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan 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 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 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
2019-4318
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-TX-
You believe ideas have the power to change the world and you are passionate about making sure the best ideas are part of the national conversation. You are known for cultivating strong relationships with journalists while also strategizing and executing comprehensive effective media outreach.   Are you looking for an opportunity that needs your expertise and experience to take an organization’s media strategy to the next level? Then we hope to consider you for this leadership role on our communications and marketing team.   As the Communications Director we would count on you to develop integrated communications strategy that fosters a national conversation on some of the nation’s biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their full potential. You would also be relied upon to develop and coach a team of driven professionals eager to grow their contribution.   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 - Supervise, develop, and work with the media team to develop and drive a communications and media placement strategy from conception to implementation for specific issue area - The position involves creating powerful messages, storylines, and public relations monitoring the overall effectiveness and results of these programs - Manage internal team and PR Agency partner relationships, as well as program budgets - Work with the communications team and teams across the organization to develop multifaceted plans and cultivate communications strategies - Increase awareness and brand recognition through various PR and media strategies - Coordinate and work with other members from the communications team in executing strategy, which includes digital, research, events, and partnerships - Prepare principals for media interviews to help ensure key messages are consistently conveyed - Develop strategies to pitch and place work in national, state and local news outlets - Cultivate relationships with key media outlets and reporters - Develop key messages and draft press releases, and other materials when required areas for improvement and develop systems and processes to proactively address issues   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 10+ years’ experience in communications, strategic media relations or public relations - Must be passionate about communications and media relations with finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends and can deliver measurable results - 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 with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class.  PM19
ID
2019-4313
Organization
Stand Together Communications
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
The Software Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing cloud integrations, automation, and custom applications.  Join a team of innovative developers where you will determine the operational feasibility of these components to maintain and grow the functionality of the organization.  In addition, this role will construct and test applications, systems, and software to meet business needs.  You will also collaborate with Product Management, IT Operations, and Engineering teams in an environment where continuous improvement, innovation and experimentation is at the core of our operation.     Your Responsibilities Include - Collaborate on our middleware strategies as we integrate complex software systems to provide value across a range of equally complex business partners  - Recommend effective architectures for scalability and continuous deployment  - Collaborate closely with Product and Engineering teams to help define and prioritize the product roadmap based on business requirements and technical lift  - Research and formulate best practices for application integration architecture  - Teach, coach, and mentor Junior Engineers  - Actively participate in Agile ceremonies to remove blockers, refine stories, plan Sprints, and demo functionality to diverse business stakeholders  - Estimate effort and ensure timely delivery of products  - Sunset existing point-to-point integrations    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 2 years of implementing software integration using middleware platforms (Workato, Mulesoft, etc.) - 1-2 years of experience with popular languages (Python, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell, Ruby, etc. ) - 1-2 years of experience with Agile and iterative delivery  - Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to collaborate with developers, product managers, and other stakeholders  - Demonstrated ability to provide technical and professional mentorship  - Understanding of REST and ability to build REST APIs  - Understanding of CI/CD concepts and tools (Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, Bitbucket Pipelines, Bamboo, etc.)    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
2019-4308
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Engineering and IT
Location
US-VA-Arlington
As a Senior Video Editor you will be responsible for editing Stand Together’s biggest stories. You will work closely with Directors and Supervising Producers to craft compelling and inspiring videos that are released across our social platforms and shown at large-scale summits for hundreds of business leaders. We are looking for someone who is passionate about documentary storytelling and editing material into a beautiful story that captures our audience’s attention from the opening scene through the credits.     Your Responsibilities Include - Bridge strategic and creative needs by developing digital storytelling content - Craft engaging stories through creative and collaborative video editing - Provide video editing and oversight on a variety of short and long form content projects - Collaborate with internal team to create dynamic video solutions - Take part in brainstorms about the best way to bring a story to life visually - Infuse all creative decisions with storytelling purpose and practical solutions - Stay abreast of current trends, editing techniques and styles, as well as content platforms - Assemble recorded raw material into a finished project that's compelling and engaging - Apply expertise in post-production editing and working with footage and audio   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 5 years of progressively complex, relevant video/content editing experience at an agency and/or production house environment - Experience with Adobe creative suite and video production software and an in-depth understanding of the digital and editorial content production process - Knowledge of sound design - Prior experience and demonstrated history of delivering high-quality work - Affinity to working in a team environment and liaise with a variety of stakeholders - Critical thinking and creative problem solving  - Extensive knowledge of social and streaming platforms (FB, IG, Snapchat, YT) and accompanying formats and best practices - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Ability to perform under pressure and work on multiple projects at once - Experience working with 4K and LOG footage as well as LUTs - Experience editing videos based on a creative objectives brief with minimal direction - Must have and share link to website and reel Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience with special effects, 3D, 360 video and compositing - Experience with long form (>3 minutes) content    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
2019-4305
Organization
Stand Together Communications
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Stand Together builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to inspiring and equipping principled social-change entrepreneurs to bring us closer to a society of mutual benefit by eliminating injustice of all kinds. We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.    Stand Together’s Development Team is looking for an exceptionally organized self-starter to coordinate and support the work in a fast-paced environment. The Planned Giving Associate is a key player in successfully equipping partners for effective donor interactions and strategies.      Your Responsibilities Include - Track action items, prepare the team and their collaborators for strategy and donor briefings, and coordinate meetings for the team with internal and external partners - Ensure data integrity through capturing and tracking relevant donor information - Administrative support including calendar management, travel booking, expense reporting, and meeting coordination     Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 0-3 years of experience in administrative or project support - Strong sense of curiosity and willingness to dedicate attention to detail - High degree of organization and demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks - Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral - Ability to work independently, take initiative, and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment - Commitment to the organization’s vision   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience in a fundraising environment - Experience with Salesforce or other CRM systems   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
2019-4304
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Fundraising and Partnership Development
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 your state 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     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. PM19
ID
2019-4283
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-WI-
You always start with the end in mind. While others get overwhelmed by the big picture, your unique skill is being able to break down larger goals into timelines, tasks, and deadlines. With a plan mapped out, you’re able to guide your teammates smoothly and efficiently across the finish line on a project. You’re not only comfortable with change – you’re driven by innovation and transformation to improve better outcomes for a mission you believe in.   Stand Together seeks an entrepreneurial Creative Production Manager to join the team as we transform and innovate our donor events. This role is an exciting opportunity for a strong project manager looking to step into a leadership role. The Creative Production Manager will drive the implementation and execution of project management best practices, processes, and methodologies within a fast-paced team that operates across a broad philanthropic community of individuals and organizations and works with a wide variety of vendors. The Creative Production Manager will ensure projects are delivered on time and adhere to the high-quality standards of our brand. This includes fostering relationships with internal and external stakeholders and approaching project management from a principled partnership model. The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver who exercises sound judgment and makes decisions consistent with our risk philosophy in an ever-transforming, fast-paced setting. In this role you’ll help manage the production of high-level events for some of the country’s top business and philanthropic leaders. Are you up to the challenge? Apply now.     Your Responsibilities Include - Manage the production and coordination of the philanthropic community's biannual summits from the planning stage to execution to ensure that events are world class and are produced in an efficient, predictable manner - Provide clear direction to teammates, vendors, and internal and external stakeholders to ensure that priorities are understood and deadlines are met - Track overall project progress relative to the goals, metrics, and timelines. Regularly connect the team to the status of the portfolio and projects - Communicate and hold team accountable to new and existing knowledge processes and best practices - Identify opportunities for optimization through collaboration across the team - Supervise team of project managers and coordinators, setting the team up for success through performance coaching and talent development   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required - 5+ years of experience managing projects and coordinating diverse resources in fast-paced environments - Experience supervising and leading a team - Ability to drive multiple projects to completion in a fast-paced environment - Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with a wide variety of audiences - Strong collaboration skills and ability to work well with staff of all levels - Impeccable attention to detail and organizational skills - Ability to remain calm under pressure and quickly adapt to changing circumstances - High sense of urgency and initiative - Commitment to operational excellence and project delivery - Experience implementing project management tools in a creative setting - An understanding of and commitment to the principles that move our society in the direction where more people can realize their potential   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience in creative or conference planning industry a 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 with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class.   PM19
ID
2019-4271
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Event Planning and Execution
Location
US-VA-Arlington
We are seeking a people manager with technical prowess.  As an IT Manager you will be leading the team that is supporting our user base in a multi-cloud (AWS, Azure) environment, as well as supporting our on-premise IT infrastructure. You will also be responsible for overseeing the development lifecycle, production support, governance, security controls, and operations for the cloud and on-premise environment.     Your Responsibilities Include - Coach and mentor team members and drive a culture of operational excellence - Prioritize projects and ensure issues are responded to in line with cloud customer agreements - Create product plans, manage executions and product rollouts for Azure, AWS, and SaaS applications - Research, integrate, and document new cloud service provider features into existing infrastructure - Determine placement of solutions in different architectures. - Track metrics for health and quality of Cloud Operations Service lines - Partner with senior IT leadership to plan and execute on our broader Cloud strategy of infrastructure - Increase the utilization of cloud tools to create a highly available and low-cost infrastructure    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 3-5 years of IT Infrastructure or Cloud experience (Azure, AWS) - 2+ years of supervisory experience - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal - Working knowledge of Azure and AWS - High degree of attention to detail   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - AWS Solutions Architect Certification - IT system admin and project management experience 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
2019-4240
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 together in your state 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!     Our Grassroots Engagement needs at Americans For Prosperity are growing quickly in support of our organization’s vision and mission in over 35 states. By applying here, we will consider you for all current openings and future needs.     Your Responsibilities Include - Develop state-based strategies to advance state and federal policy priorities and desired outcomes  - Mobilize volunteer communities in support of policy priorities and building capabilities to advance future priorities  - Plan and execute a variety of activities to educate and bring awareness to further strategies that advance our priorities  - Develop and execute on strategies to educate and engage the general public on our priority policy initiatives - Manage a budget related to your activities, determining the best use of resources towards making an impact and achieving the outcomes desired for our priorities  - Serve as a community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in your state  - Work 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  - Encourage individuals and activist communities to become life-long learners and develop strategies for training and educational opportunities   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Strong interpersonal skills and superior relationship-building skills  - Knowledge of state and federal policy landscapes   - Experience working with members of the community   - A drive to deepen your own knowledge and a focus on life-long learning  - A willingness to transform yourself and our organization to be more impactful in our efforts  - An ability to develop strategic and tactical plans to achieve outcomes - An excitement for thinking creatively and a willingness to experiment with new ways to engage and activate new volunteers   - A commitment to work with anyone to do good and advance shared interests     About Us   Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroot staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country.      Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives.    Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities.    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.  PM19
ID
2019-4237
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
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 your state together to solve problems and get lawmakers to take action? If these questions ignite passion for you and you excel at building partnerships focused on a common goal and building coalitions that work together to advance a cause, apply today for our Community Engagement Director role!     Our Community Engagement needs at Americans For Prosperity are growing quickly in support of our organization’s vision and mission in over 35 states. By applying here, we will consider you for all current openings and future needs.     Your Responsibilities Include - Developing strategies to identify, engage, organize, and educate local community groups to establish coalitions across the country in support of AFP’s priority initiatives  - Identifying, planning, and engaging in activities that build strong partnerships with local groups  - Identifying and building partnerships with influential community members interested in participating in grassroots activities and connecting those individuals with opportunities to have an impact on local and federal policy priorities  - Encouraging community leaders to become life-long learners and develop strategies for training and educational opportunities to leverage coalition groups   - Serving as the face of AFP with local community groups to share the vision of the organization and connect them to the opportunities to partner and advance shared interests  - Identifying and connecting individuals within community groups who interested in advancing priority initiatives within opportunities within the chapter   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Strong interpersonal skills and strong relationship-building skills - A drive to deepen your own knowledge and a focus on life-long learning - A willingness to transform yourself and our organization to be more impactful in our efforts - An ability to develop strategic and tactical plans centered around community groups coalitions to achieve outcomes - A commitment to AFP’s vision and desire to advance state and federal priority initiatives   About Us   Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroot staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country.      Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives.    Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities.    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 
ID
2019-4233
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
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 your state together to solve problems and get lawmakers to take action? You have a passion for grassroots, issues that impact your community, and helping people improve their lives but have limited availability in this season of your life. If this sounds like you, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and our Grassroots Coordinator role are a perfect fit!      Your Responsibilities Include - Support various grassroots activities   - Work alongside and assist AFP activists and volunteers in phone banking, door-to-door canvassing, and neighborhood events related to state-based policy initiatives  - Work with local Engagement Directors to execute state and local educational rallies and other grassroots events, including, but not limited to, phone banking and door-to-door canvassing  - Help to build, maintain, and grow communities of AFP activists in coordination with Engagement Directors  - Work directly with state staff to drive special projects related to AFP priority initiatives  - Help with logistics relating to canvassing literature and materials  - Ensure each volunteer understands the “why” of their activism - Maintain community contacts - Supply input on tools in the field regarding their effectiveness   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Strong interpersonal skills and superior relationship-building skills  - 1-3 years of experience in grassroots activism  - 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 eagerness to connect with teams to further shared interests and advance the state and federal priority initiatives  - Exceptional customer focus skills and ability to anticipate needs  - Ability to work 20-25 hours per week - Strong knowledge of Colorado  - Must have a valid driver’s license    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. 
ID
2019-4219
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-CO-
Stand Together seeks a dynamic, flexible, and detail-focused professional to join our research team. The Prospect Research Associate provides critical support to the organization by performing in depth research on current and prospective donors to help expand our partnerships and to inform effective engagement.      Your Responsibilities Include - Perform focused research regarding prospective and existing donors to capture and assess factors including wealth, capacity, and donor interest areas by utilizing Internet and subscription research databases and resources to locate, analyze, interpret, organize, and distribute actionable information regarding financial capacity and propensity, including analyzing compensation information, stocks, options and retirement plans, property transactions, and philanthropic interests  - Determine appropriate content for organized reports including biographical and business information, financial assets, areas of interest and philanthropic support, and relevant philanthropic community interests   - Collaborate with the broader development team to provide research-based analysis to inform cultivation and solicitation strategies and to assist in identifying potential new prospects for key initiatives   - Keeps abreast of the trends in philanthropy, charitable giving, and the central objectives of fundraising at Stand Together  - Help to innovate and identify new research techniques, strategies, and sources  - Provide the team with additional research and support as necessary  - Maintain guidelines and policies for accurate and ethical management of donor and prospect information  - Collaborate with different departments and colleagues to devise database enhancements, process improvements, and enhanced techniques    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - Bachelor’s degree and 0-3 years of advancement research, development, fundraising, and/or market research experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, with demonstrated competencies in applied marketing research, marketing and/or financial analysis, library science, journalism, economics, business communications and/or similar fields considered  - Strong sense of curiosity and willingness to dedicate attention to detail  - Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral  - Ability to work independently and proactively, take initiative, and work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, exhibiting self-reliance, dependability, trustworthiness, good listening skills, and an ability to form effective working partnerships with colleagues  - Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, competing priorities, to solve problems and to meet challenging and changing deadlines  - Ability to successfully interact and collaborate with varied constituencies in a professional manner and demonstrating tact and diplomacy working with a wide variety of personalities  - Strong professionalism, ethical sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion; proven ability to apply good judgment and responsible decision-making  - Commitment to the organization’s vision   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience with Salesforce or other CRM systems  - Understanding of and competency with the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) Basic and Advanced Skill Sets - Proven library, research, and analytical techniques, emphasizing the ability to gather, evaluate and synthesize complex data from various sources and present information in a clear and cohesive manner   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 with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 
ID
2019-4172
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Fundraising and Partnership Development
Location
US-VA-Arlington
*To be considered, all candidates must submit a writing sample with their application.*    You’re not only deeply familiar with what it means to be an entrepreneur, you are also well-versed in the scholarship and debate about what leads to principled leadership in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. An appreciation for the importance of education and a passion for helping remove barriers to lifelong learning drives your vision for the study of entrepreneurship.    As a program director, entrepreneurship, you will work with an innovative team to shape the direction of the Foundation’s growing support for entrepreneurship education and scholarship. This is an opportunity to help the Foundation better support current grant partners while providing leadership on new related initiatives, including, but not limited to, educational programming, research on the conditions necessary for entrepreneurial activity, producing written material that communicates the Foundation’s vision, and identifying new opportunities for partnership in this critical space.      Your Responsibilities Include:  - Develop and maintain a perspective on the state of entrepreneurship education and scholarship in the academy  - Provide analysis and recommendations on grant proposals relative to this focus  - Drive collaboration across Foundation capabilities to best serve grant partners    - Lead Foundation efforts to communicate the importance of an entrepreneurial mindset and grantees’ key research outcomes        Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization:  - 5+ years of experience which should include an advanced degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship, or a related field; related fields include economics, history, political science, public policy, or similar disciplines  - An understanding of and commitment to the principles that drive the organization’s vision   - A strong demonstrated interest and knowledge proficiency in entrepreneurship education  - A record of success collaborating and engaging outside of your primary discipline of study  - High degree of intellectual curiosity   - Track record of success in a fast-paced environment, including a high degree of initiative, and desire to proactively improve on skills and effectiveness      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. PM19
ID
2019-3726
Organization
Charles Koch Foundation
Category
Hidden (25156)
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Stand Together builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to inspiring and equipping principled social-change entrepreneurs to bring us closer to a society of mutual benefit by eliminating injustice of all kinds. We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.    Stand Together’s Development Team is looking for exceptionally organized self-starters to coordinate and support the work in a fast-paced environment. Development Associates play an important role in helping to drive success in equipping partners to engage in successful donor interactions and strategies. By applying here, we will consider you for all current and future openings.    Your Responsibilities Include - Track action items, prepare the team and their collaborators for strategy and donor briefings, and coordinate meetings for the team with internal and external partners - Collaborate with your regional fundraising teammates to drive projects and make sure they’re done well and on time - Help execute regular donor communications - Ensure data integrity through capturing and tracking relevant donor information - Help donor prospect recruitment by placing calls and helping send communications to prospective donor offices   Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization - 1-3 years of experience in a professional environment - Strong sense of curiosity and willingness to dedicate attention to detail - High degree of organization and demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks - Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral - Ability to work independently, take initiative, and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment - Commitment to the organization’s vision   Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience in a fundraising environment - Experience with Salesforce or other CRM systems   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 with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. PM19  
ID
2019-3386
Organization
Stand Together
Category
Fundraising and Partnership Development
Location
US-VA-Arlington
Are you frustrated that government at all levels can’t seem to get anything done?  Do you want to bring people in your state 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 project of AFP that champions the principles and values of a free and open society to empower the U.S. Hispanic community.       Your Responsibilities Include - Mobilize volunteer communities in support of policy priorities and building capabilities to advance future priorities  - Serve as a community leader by leveraging local knowledge and building partnerships to solve problems in your state - Work 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 - Encourage individuals and activist communities to become life-long learners and develop strategies for training and educational opportunities - Develop state-based strategies to advance state and federal policy priorities, and desired outcomes - Plan and execute a variety of activities to educate and bring awareness to advance our priorities - Develop and execute on strategies to educate and engage the general public on our priority policy initiatives  - Manage 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  - Develop working relationships with coalition leaders   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 New Mexico 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     Standout Candidates May Also Bring - Experience with a grassroots organization - Experience managing volunteers - Event management experience   About Us   Read about some examples of the positive impact our grassroot staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country.      Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives.    Americans for Prosperity Foundation is dedicated to educating and training citizens to be courageous advocates for the ideas, principles, and policies in a society of mutual benefit--knowing that leads to the greatest prosperity and well-being for all. Our educational programs break barriers standing in the way of people realizing their potential. By eliminating these obstacles to opportunity, in areas like occupational licensing, free speech, K-12 education, and free trade, we are supporting and working to lift up the lives of individuals and local communities.    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. PM19
ID
2019-3108
Organization
Americans for Prosperity
Category
Grassroots and Community Organizing
Location
US-NM-

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