Manage key elements of RESOLVE’s government affairs program and engagement with grassroots and grass-tops advocates to advance positive family building policy and stop anti-family legislation in Congress and state legislatures.
Keep constituents and stakeholders informed on advocacy efforts through appropriate communications vehicles, including Action Alerts and advocacy-related web content.
Expand and manage the RESOLVE Advocacy Network of grassroots advocacy volunteers, keeping them engaged and equipped to mobilize at the state and federal level.
Draft various communication materials for advocates including email campaigns, blogs, fact sheets, etc.
Implement online digital strategies for communicating with advocates and key stakeholders: i.e. surveys, action alerts, story-telling, etc.
Develop training opportunities and resources for volunteer advocates to learn and grow their advocacy IQ.
Project Manager for federal Advocacy Day and state Advocacy Days.
Staff contact for advocacy-related questions both internally and externally.
Collaborate with Board, staff, volunteers and Corporate Partners to advance advocacy through all means available.
Develop and promote grassroots meetings, video townhalls, and legislative engagement.
Work with the Chief Engagement Officer and Communications team to set strategic goals for advocate growth and engagement.
Monitor and respond to advocates and constituents on social media platforms regarding legislative issues.
Identify revenue opportunities that advance RESOLVE’s advocacy work.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Three to five years' experience working with a non-profit organization/association or government/political entity
Experience in marketing, communications, or community outreach a plus
Knowledge of state and federal political processes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage volunteers and work with a diverse group of constituents
Organized, flexible, prompt and with superb attention to detail
Capability of working with minimum supervision as well as being a team player
Proven abilities in multi-tasking and problem-solving and working in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in office software systems and database management – Microsoft Office suite
Flexibility in scheduling or attending conference calls, programs, and events outside of normal business hours
Travel as needed to key states
Event management experience a plus
Knowledge of infertility and various family building options a plus, but not mandatory
Interest in healthcare related issues
Knowledge of advocacy/action alert applications a plus (Luminate Online/Blackbaud, CapWiz, etc.)
For consideration, include your cover letter, resume and salary expectations. MCI USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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