Deputy Hispanic Outreach Director - Southern Pacific Region

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Employer
AIPAC
Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
Nov 13, 2018
Closes
Dec 13, 2018
Focus Areas
Government
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
50 - 75%
Experience Level
Professional

Summary:

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) seeks a Deputy Hispanic Outreach Director to promote pro-Israel advocacy among Hispanic communities in the Southern Pacific region. The Deputy Director will be responsible for expanding AIPAC’s outreach within the Hispanic community by building and maintaining relationships with key political, civic, labor, religion, and community leaders within Hispanic communities. They will be responsible for educating them about the U.S.-Israel relationship, as well as encouraging their involvement in Pro-Israel politics.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performing research and analysis of the Hispanic community in order to identify new communities for AIPAC to engage.
  • Recruiting new donors, activists, and lay leaders within the Hispanic Community, and integrating them into the broader AIPAC community
  • Retention of current activists, as well as the reactivation of disengaged activists, within the Hispanic community
  • Researching and monitoring state and local political trends, particularly as it applies to the Southern Pacific Region and Hispanic community.
  • Planning the logistics of and programming for meetings, speaking events, conferences, and other local and national events as needed.
  • Recruiting participants for regional and national AIPAC events and for AIEF educational seminars in Israel
  • Maintaining and expanding relationships with both AIEF activists and community activists.
  • Promoting pro-Israel political participation
  • Assisting with mobilization on important legislative campaigns.
  • Working closely with AIPAC’s staff (regional and national) and volunteer lay leaders.
  • Traveling within the region frequently and to Washington, D.C. as needed, with travel occasionally extending to Israel
  • Other duties as assigned by the Western States Hispanic Outreach Director.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience preferred.
  • Five years of political and/or other relevant work experience.
  • Well-developed political skills, including political experience in Congress, in a state legislature or local government, on political campaigns, think tanks, and/or equivalent activities.
  • Foreign policy experience and/or strong familiarity with international affairs, the Middle East region, or Israel.
  • An abiding and demonstrated commitment to advance the US-Israel relationship.
  • A thorough understanding of and demonstrated experience working with Hispanic communities and politics.
  • Sound public speaking skills, with the ability to create and deliver oral presentations with maximum impact.
  • Superior organization and prioritization skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Team oriented personality and a positive attitude.
  • Excellent effective and positive communication skills in both oral and written forms.
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to travel regularly
  • A working knowledge of Spanish not a requirement, but a definite plus.

Posting Instructions:

  • Please provide cover letter with resume to be considered. Incomplete applications with missing documentation will not be considered.
  • If applying for more than one position please use the 'Attachments' function to attach position specific cover letter.
  • Please use your legal name when completing the employment application. (No nicknames)
  • AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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