Grassroots Advocacy Manager

American Lung Association
Washington, DC
Nov 20, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a *Manager, Grassroots Advocacy (DC #2223-048). *Working as a member of the Advocacy and Public Policy department, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and advocacy.In this role you will manage the recruitment, training, engagement, and retention of advocates across the country to advance federal and state policies that seek to create a world free of lung disease. Work closely with Advocacy and Public Policy staff to identify advocates and collect patient stories, maintain engagement in policy initiatives, and manage year-round advocate engagement. Must be committed to recruiting from and working closely with underserved communities. *This position is grant-funded.**RESPONSIBLITIES: ** Work with federal and state advocacy staff to manage year-round advocacy engagement, including annual Capitol Hill Day for the Lung Action Network* Manage grassroots engagement strategies and activities around American Lung Association advocacy priorities* Interview new advocates to determine how their interests and needs best interface with the Lung Association's advocacy efforts and opportunities* Identify recruitment and engagement opportunities to better engage underserved communities* Write and disseminate action alerts and other materials used to educate and activate grassroots networks to advance advocacy priorities* Build and utilize a strong infrastructure to support advocacy engagement, including creating partnerships between state advocacy staff and volunteers* Serve on interdepartmental teams and complete other duties as assigned*QUALIFICATIONS: ** Three to five years of strong, substantive work experience in volunteer engagement, grassroots advocacy, or political organizing/campaigns* Bachelor's degree in Political Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience, required* Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills* Ability to work independently while maintaining collaborative functions with interdivisional teams and across national and local office locations, problem solve, thrive under pressure, perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines* Organized with attention to detail, accuracy, and quality* Team player with a positive attitude; comfortable working with all levels of staff* Must have a valid Driver's license and your own reliable transportation with the ability to travel within assigned area 5% of the time for meetings and conferences, as well as the flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required* Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, and familiarity with database programs and social media* Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form, including vaping."A' All employees are required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless approved for medical or religious exemption.*APPLICATION PROCEDURE*To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to (include the job title and the job number in the subject of the email):Human Resources DepartmentAmerican Lung AssociationEmail: _Click on "Apply Now"_* */*Note: *Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. The target hiring range for this position is between $54,000 and $60,000 per annum.* The Lung Association provides staff a generous paid leave package including Paid Parental Leave for eligible employees. Additionally, we offer medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits as well as a telecommuting option for staff.* The Lung Association is a qualifying Nonprofit employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.*The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.**Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V*Job Type: Full-timePay: $54,000.00 - $60,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Referral program* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayWork Location: Hybrid remote in Washington, DC 20004

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