Regional Political Director - Pacific Northwest Region

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Employer
AIPAC
Location
San Francisco, 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 Pacific Northwest and Mountain West Regional Political Director based in San Francisco to oversee pro-Israel political activity throughout the region (Northern CA, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota and South Dakota). AIPAC is a registered domestic lobby whose principal mission is to work with Congress on legislation that strengthens the United States and Israel. As a member of the Pacific Northwest Region’s senior staff, the RPD is responsible for, but not limited to:

Detailed Duties:

  • Develop and implement pro-Israel political strategies for each Congressional district in the region
  • Track and analyze local campaign activity
  • Manage AIPAC’s legislative mobilizations within the region
  • Provide senior level insight to the regional office and Political team
  • Organize and speak at political briefings in communities throughout the region to encourage active political participation
  • Serve as an expert speaker in public forums that work to educate and engage new and current activists to facilitate pro-Israel activism in their communities
  • Manage the Pacific Northwest political department; including the Progressive Outreach Director
  • Coordinate with AIPAC lobbyists on relationships with local members of Congress
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience required, Masters degree preferred
  • Passion for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and commitment to AIPAC’s mission
  • Minimum of 5 years of political experience, working on political campaigns, Capitol Hill, or other relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to juggle many different projects simultaneously
  • A collaborative personal style
  • Knowledge of Middle East current events strongly preferred

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.