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Field Director

Remote, Work must be performed anywhere in United States

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Salary:USD $100,000 - $113,000 / year
Please note all salaries are commensurate with experience.

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

ABIC is looking for a seasoned, politically astute, and deeply passionate individual to serve as our Field Director to partner on ABIC’s issue campaigns in 2024 and beyond. This individual will directly supervise field team members and report progress to the Campaign Director. The position includes driving ABIC’s Field program and supporting team members in growing, building and activating ABIC’s base of employer supporters and community partners pushing for common sense immigration solutions. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

Management & Internal Organizing 

  • Lead field team efforts to build and activate ABIC’s base of employer supporters and community partners pushing for common sense immigration solutions, including but not limited to through: 
  • Consistent and clearly-tracked one-on-one relational meetings 
  • Field activities
  • Building an infrastructure of key regional and sector-based leadership teams 
  • Establishing a clear recruitment pipeline and ladder of engagement for ABIC supporter base
  • Identifying and driving creation of recruitment materials and strategies
  • Mentor and arrange training for field team members 
  • Engage field staff in development of strategy to advance ABIC campaigns
  • Communicate and collaborate with other teams within the organization to ensure efficient and effective program execution
  • Lead subsections of our organizational planning processes, including pieces of our overall program’s strategic plans and state team’s campaign and work plans
  • Strategize and oversee multiple campaigns and budgets for the organization 
  • Support the development, growth, and morale of field team members

Political Strategy & Campaigning 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with organizational allies around campaign and political strategy 
  • Regularly communicate and identify when and how we can best partner and drive the organization toward effective partnerships 
  • Represent ABIC in external meetings, conferences, discussions, etc.,

Qualifications 

  • Proven commitment to and a substantial understanding of immigration, high and low skilled workforce, economic development, justice, and equity
  • Significant issue, political or electoral campaigning experience with a minimum of 6 years experience in a senior management role and/or at minimum two election cycles in a senior management role in either a candidate campaign(s), an advocacy organization, issue campaign, or a PAC, preferably managing large-scale or statewide issue or political campaigns
  • Deep experience organizing constituencies including recruiting leaders, leadership development, building leadership teams and driving issue or electoral field efforts
  • Strong understanding of national and state political and electoral landscape and how best to make strategic impact at scale
  • Experience with, and proven ability in managing teams, supporting strong morale, and developing staff
  • An independent and strong leader who is able to drive projects and programs to completion in a fast-paced environment, including a proven ability for and the understanding of the importance of coalition building to advance victories 
  • Strong strategic and campaign planning skills and commitment to ongoing processes that ensure transparency and communication in carrying out the work
  • Has developed, written, and executed successful campaign plans that demonstrate strategic focus and creativity
  • Proficient with data, polling, latest technologies, and best practices in the field and the ability to learn various systems for data tracking, email, mobile, volunteer recruitment, and fundraising 
  • Ability to train and promote the development of other staff on campaign plans, data, email, mobile, volunteer recruitment and fundraising

Location: ABIC is a national organization. The Field Director can live anywhere in the United States. Must be willing to travel domestically 25-40% of their time.

Reports to: ABIC’s Campaign Director

ABIC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an

inclusive environment for employees. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or other legally protected characteristics.

ABOUT ABIC

The American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) is active in key states and communities across the country, engaging activists, advocates, business leaders, and elected officials on the urgency of passing immigration reform that boosts our economy, creates jobs, eases the labor shortage, and supports families. The goal of our bipartisan coalition of over 1200+ diverse businesses and business associations is to provide a strong and effective voice seeking sensible immigration reforms to grow our economy and strengthen our families.

ABIC members include CEOs, retired CEOs, business associations, small business owners as well as hospitals and universities. ABIC works in partnership with diverse immigrant advocates to support pro-immigrant legislation at the state and federal levels. Currently, ABIC is active in 17 states including Illinois, Florida, Texas, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada. 

For more information, visit  https://abic.us.

POSITION SUMMARY

ABIC is looking for a seasoned, politically astute, and deeply passionate individual to serve as our Field Director to partner on ABIC’s issue campaigns in 2024 and beyond. This individual will directly supervise field…

Benefits

ABIC provides an attractive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, and standard holidays. 

ABIC provides an attractive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, and standard holidays. 

Location

Remote
Work must be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Chicago, IL, USA

How to Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@americanbic.biz and include “ABIC Field Director” in the subject line.

The position will remain open until filled. 

Please email your resume and cover letter to info@americanbic.biz and include “ABIC Field Director” in the subject line.

The position will remain open until filled. 

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