Regional Political Director - Pacific Northwest Region

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.

 

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