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National Veterans Outreach Constituency Director

AIPAC


Location:
Washington D.C., DC
Date:
07/21/2014
Job Code:
MC10247
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American Israel Public Affairs Committee Job Postings
National Veterans Outreach Constituency Director - (MC10247)
Job Requisition ID: MC10247
Job Title: National Veterans Outreach Constituency Director
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington D.C., DC
Post Date: 03/13/2014
 
Job Description:

Summary: The National Veterans Outreach Constituency Director will work to promote pro-Israel advocacy among Veteran leaders and political activists across the United States from AIPAC’s national headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Constituency Director will report to the National Outreach Director and implement a national Veterans Outreach strategy, coordinate regional Veterans outreach activities and conduct outreach efforts directly in certain parts of the country. The National Outreach Program promotes pro-Israel activism and education among leaders of various constituencies, including Progressives, African Americans, Hispanics, Veterans and Religiously-Motivated Pro-Israel Christians. 
Essential Functions:
 
  • Coordinate Veteran outreach across multiple AIPAC regions, working closely with Regional Veteran Outreach Directors to promote pro-Israel political activism.
  • Develop and execute a national Veteran Outreach strategy to be implemented across AIPAC regions.
  • Develop relationships with influential Veteran leaders in the national capital area.
  • Identify and share best practices, serve as a resource for Regional Veteran Outreach Directors and assist in the hiring and training of new Regional Outreach Directors.
  • Conduct outreach efforts directly in certain regions of the country to promote pro-Israel activism. 
  • Recruit participants for national AIPAC events and for AIEF educational seminars in Israel, and staff AIEF seminars in Israel as needed. 
  • Analyze political trends in the Veteran community, perform necessary research and prepare background materials and documents.
  • Work closely and cooperatively with AIPAC staff and lay leaders. 
  • Plan and implement meetings, speaking events, conferences and other events. 
  • Travel frequently to meet with regional staff and to conduct outreach activities.
  • Perform other activities as assigned by the National Outreach Director.
 
Qualifications:
·         Bachelor's or advanced degree strongly desired, or commensurate experience.
  • A demonstrated commitment to advance the US-Israel relationship.
  • A thorough understanding of and demonstrated experience working with leadership in the veterans community.
  • Management experience strongly desired.
  • Strong organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Team-oriented personality with can-do attitude. 
  • Strong communication (oral and written) and research skills.
  • Ability to travel regularly. 
  • Well-developed political skills, including at least 8 years political experience in Congress, in a state legislature or local government, on political campaigns, and/or equivalent activities, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks successfully. 
 
*Must provide cover letter to be considered
 
*If applying for more than one position please use the 'Attachments' function to attach position specific cover letter
 
*AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer

 

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