Employment Opportunities

Houston Field Director

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to promote free market principles? The Libre Initiative, a client of the Center for Shared Services, is seeking a Texas Field Director to develop, implement, and manage a statewide outreach strategy to ensure an effective grassroots operation to support the organization’s vision and mission.  

The Libre Initiative is a 501(c)4 non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America. 

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work with the regional director and regional coordinator to develop a statewide outreach strategy that enhances and promotes the organization’s branding and messaging for its targeted audiences.
  • Develop relationships with Hispanic and conservative grassroots leaders and organizations throughout the state.
  • Develop relationships with the Hispanic and mainstream media throughout the state in collaboration with the organization’s communications team.
  • Develop, assist, and implement special events that promote the organization.
  • Work with the organization’s youth, faith-based, entrepreneur, and women’s national outreach directors to develop these markets in your state.
  • Recruit potential volunteers for the organization’s activities.
  • Report activities to the operations office on a consistent basis.
  • Collaborate with organization’s key regional and national staff, along with surrogates to identify relevant local and national issues important to the U.S. Hispanic community and affinity groups across the state to create effective messaging for the organization’s target audience(s).
  • Set up local, self-sustaining chapters in your region.
  • Assist with building a state database of Hispanic contacts.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Local residents preferred
  • Must be willing to work on weekends as needed
  • Must be comfortable operating Microsoft Office and social media
  • Must have experience and be comfortable with public speaking
  • Should have proven experience in coalition-building
  • Should have proven experience in event planning
  • Demonstrates strong ability to multi-task
  • Exhibits a strong attention to detail
  • Values team collaboration, transparency, and timely communication with changing priorities
  • Values integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to increasing prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans
  • English language fluency and writing skills are required, Spanish language fluency and writing skills preferred
  • 1-2 years project management experience preferred

Click here to apply

EOE/M/F/D/V

 

Policy Director

Want to impact change daily? The LIBRE Initiative is looking for a Policy Director to lead its internal policy team.  The Policy Director will serve as the organization’s policy expert and be responsible for the management and development of the organization’s policy portfolio in support of its mission – to advance the principles of a free society across the U.S. Hispanic community. The Policy Director will report directly to the Vice President of Operations, work alongside various directors and leadership staff, and manage a team of policy analysts and research assistants.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the organization’s key staff to identify relevant local and national issues that are important to the U.S. Hispanic community and affinity groups across various states.  Develop and manage a portfolio of policy topics and positions, including research materials and effective messaging for the organization’s target audiences.
  • Drive a research initiative program that produces original content for the organization based on the policy portfolio. Duties to include managing written products from internal policy team as well as external academics.
  • Ensure that all organizational written content is timely, accurate, and substantiated.
  • Develop and implement federal, state, and local legislative policy strategies to advance organizational priorities.
  • Identify and cultivate contacts among policy makers and stakeholders, such as think tanks, academics, advocacy groups, businesses, and government entities.
  • Represent the organization through participation in conferences, coalition meetings, and public events.
  • Assist with organizing policy events such as Hill briefings, policy panels, and roundtables/forums throughout the organization’s various regions.
  • Research, draft, and review public statements, policy analyses, editorials, and other informational materials as needed, in order to maintain consistency with the position and tone of the organization.
  • Develop, maintain, and continually log an internal research library of policy products and resources.

Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to reside in the DC/MD/VA area and potentially travel nationally as needed
  • A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in policy, advocacy, or analysis, and two years of management experience required
  • Experience working in a collaborative setting
  • Ability to work in an independent office, yet contribute as part of a geographically diverse team
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to research, interpret, and summarize dense material in a timely manner
  • Must have experience and be comfortable with public speaking; media experience is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and possess strong attention to detail
  • English language fluency and writing skills are required; Spanish language fluency and writing skills preferred
  • Values team collaboration, transparency, and timely communication of changing priorities
  • Values integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to increasing prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans

Click here to apply.

EOE/M/F/D/V

 

South Florida Field Director

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to promote free-market principles? The Libre Initiative is seeking a South Florida Field Director to develop, implement, and manage a statewide outreach strategy to ensure an effective grassroots operation to support the organization’s vision and mission.

The Libre Initiative is a 501(c)4 non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop a statewide outreach strategy that enhances and promotes the organization’s branding and messaging for its targeted audiences in conjunction with the National Field Director.
  • Develop strategic relationships with Hispanic and conservative grassroots leaders throughout the state.
  • Assist in the development of partnerships with Hispanic and mainstream media to increase effectiveness of messaging and outreach efforts in collaboration with the communications and policy departments.
  • Develop, assist, and implement special events that promote the organization's message of economic freedom.
  • Partner with the organization's coalitions team (youth, faith, entrepreneur, and women) to develop these markets in the designated state.
  • Recruit potential volunteers for activities initiated by the organization.
  • Report activities on a consistent basis.
  • Collaborate with the organization’s key regional staff, national staff, and surrogates to identify relevant local and national issues important to the U.S. Hispanic community and affinity groups across the state in order to create effective messaging for the organization’s target audience(s).

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 1-2 years of project management experience is preferred
  • Local residents preferred
  • Must be willing to work on weekends as needed
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and the internet
  • Must have experience and be comfortable with public speaking
  • Experience in coalition building preferred
  • Experience in event planning preferred
  • Office administration and supervisory experience preferred
  • English-language fluency and writing skills required
  • Spanish-language fluency and writing skills preferred
  • Ability to multitask
  • Values team collaboration, transparency, and timely communication of changing priorities
  • Values integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to increasing economic freedom and prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans required

Click here to apply.

EOE/M/F/D/V 

 

Tampa Field Director

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to promote free-market principles? The Libre Initiative is seeking a Tampa Field Director to develop, implement, and manage a statewide outreach strategy to ensure an effective grassroots operation to support the organization’s vision and mission.

The Libre Initiative is a 501(c)4 non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop a statewide outreach strategy that enhances and promotes the organization’s branding and messaging for its targeted audiences in conjunction with the National Field Director.
  • Develop strategic relationships with Hispanic and conservative grassroots leaders throughout the state.
  • Assist in the development of partnerships with Hispanic and mainstream media to increase effectiveness of messaging and outreach efforts in collaboration with the communications and policy departments.
  • Develop, assist, and implement special events that promote the organization's message of economic freedom.
  • Partner with the organization's coalitions team (youth, faith, entrepreneur, and women) to develop these markets in the designated state.
  • Recruit potential volunteers for activities initiated by the organization.
  • Report activities on a consistent basis.
  • Collaborate with the organization’s key regional staff, national staff, and surrogates to identify relevant local and national issues important to the U.S. Hispanic community and affinity groups across the state in order to create effective messaging for the organization’s target audience(s).

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 1-2 years of project management experience is preferred
  • Local residents preferred
  • Must be willing to work on weekends as needed
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and the internet
  • Must have experience and be comfortable with public speaking
  • Experience in coalition building preferred
  • Experience in event planning preferred
  • Office administration and supervisory experience preferred
  • English language fluency and writing skills required
  • Spanish language fluency and writing skills preferred
  • Ability to multitask
  • Values team collaboration, transparency, and timely communication of changing priorities
  • Values integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to increasing economic freedom and prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans required

Click here to apply. 

EOE/M/F/D/V

 

Texas Press Secretary

The LIBRE Initiative is looking for a Texas Press Secretary to work with the Communications Director and regional staff to carry out state and local communications responsibilities across the assigned region, support long-term regional planning needs, and lead outreach in the region. The Texas Press Secretary must be an assertive, quick-thinking, and savvy professional equipped to serve as the media liaison to local and national outlets, arrange media opportunities for regional spokespersons, and be available to be on-the-record on behalf of the organization. Tasks may also include contributing news items for a daily blog, the bi-weekly newsletter, writing columns, special programs and initiatives, regional opinion pieces, commentaries, speeches, and to coordinate development of the organization’s communications efforts as needed. This position will cover multiple cities in the state and may often involve responding to breaking stories in multiple states at once, as needed.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships with reporters, bloggers, television bookers and producers, columnists, editorial staff and communications staff for allied organizations.
  • Secure opportunities for designated spokespeople to appear and discuss organizational priorities.
  • Draft press releases, advisories, talking points, articles, blog content, position statements, editorials and other products as needed.
  • Manage day-to-day press inquiries.
  • Work with Communications Director to develop and focus localized state messaging strategies to support grassroots and advocacy work of the organization.
  • Produce informational materials to support state level efforts.
  • Organize press conferences and availabilities, media briefings, and teleconferences.
  • Track and respond to important developing stories around issues of interest to the organization in the assigned region.
  • Pitch to the media and maintain updated contact lists for media outreach.
  • Work with Communications Director to develop social media campaigns in sync with regional activity.
  • Track and respond to important developing stories around issues of interest to the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or similar combination of education and experience in Communications, Political Science or Economics is preferred
  • Local residents of San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and the Valley region are preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in communications, grassroots campaigns, messaging, and/or writing/editing
  • Familiarity with the newsletter production process
  • Proficiency in MS Office, especially Word, Publisher and PowerPoint
  • A firm grasp of policy issues and knowledge of the congressional and federal regulatory process (knowledge of Hispanic community is a plus)
  • A high degree of proficiency in writing, composition structure, and grammar
  • Strong editing skills; familiarity with AP style
  • Ability to work flexible hours to support events and be able to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Possess a friendly, professional demeanor, positive presence, and is comfortable being interviewed on camera
  • Previous communications project management experience and attention to detail a must
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with urgent deadlines
  • Prior experience as an on-the-record/on-camera spokesperson in a highly-charged media environment strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Spanish is required
  • Familiarity with Hispanic media is preferred

Click here to apply.

EOE/M/F/D/V  

 

Wisconsin Field Director

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to promote free-market principles? The Libre Initiative is seeking a Wisconsin Field Director to develop, implement, and manage a statewide outreach strategy to ensure an effective grassroots operation to support the organization’s vision and mission.

The Libre Initiative is a 501(c)4 non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop a statewide outreach strategy that enhances and promotes the organization’s branding and messaging for its targeted audiences in conjunction with the National Field Director.
  • Develop strategic relationships with Hispanic and conservative grassroots leaders throughout the state.
  • Assist in the development of partnerships with Hispanic and mainstream media to increase effectiveness of messaging and outreach efforts in collaboration with the communications and policy departments.
  • Develop, assist, and implement special events that promote the organization's message of economic freedom.
  • Partner with the organization's coalitions team (youth, faith, entrepreneur, and women) to develop these markets in the designated state.
  • Recruit potential volunteers for activities initiated by the organization.
  • Report activities on a consistent basis.
  • Collaborate with the organization’s key regional staff, national staff, and surrogates to identify relevant local and national issues important to the U.S. Hispanic community and affinity groups across the state in order to create effective messaging for the organization’s target audience(s).

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 1-2 years of project management experience is preferred
  • Local residents preferred
  • Must be willing to work on weekends as needed
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and the internet
  • Must have experience and be comfortable with public speaking
  • Experience in coalition building preferred
  • Experience in event planning preferred
  • Office administration and supervisory experience preferred
  • English language fluency and writing skills required
  • Spanish language fluency and writing skills preferred
  • Ability to multitask
  • Values team collaboration, transparency, and timely communication of changing priorities
  • Values integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to increasing economic freedom and prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans required

Click here to apply.

EOE/M/F/D/V

 

Western Coalitions Coordinator

Looking to make a difference? The Libre Initiative seeks a Western Coalitions Coordinator to develop a network of activists and community leaders which support and align with the organization’s mission and vision.

The Libre Initiative is a 501(c)4 non-partisan, non-profit grassroots organization that advances the principles and values of economic freedom to empower the U.S. Hispanic community so it can thrive and contribute to a more prosperous America.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies that optimize recruitment efforts and result in active engagement of regional coalition members and partners.
  • Leverage and foster relationships with high-profile individuals and centers of influence that can partner with Libre to increase the success of regional      events and outreach efforts (e.g., Hispanic conservative grassroots leaders and organizations).
  • Support regional grassroots efforts by recruiting new members, volunteers, and staff to state operations.
  • Develop and implement special events that promote local coalition efforts
  • Maintain frequent communication with national leadership to include routine updates with a special emphasis on compliance and return-on-investment (ROI).
  • Establish local, self-sustaining chapters in the designated region.
  • Work with chapter/coalition co-chairs and members to coordinate monthly events and initiatives.
  • Serve as a representative and spokesperson for the organization during planned events and engagements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Residents of Denver, CO or Las Vegas, NV are strongly preferred
  • Willingness to work on weekends
  • Frequent travel required to CO, NV, and AZ (approximately 50% of the time)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and social media is required
  • Experience with public speaking is required
  • Proven experience in coalition-building
  • Experience in event planning is preferred
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Values team collaboration, transparency, and timely communication with changing priorities
  • Values integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • A firm commitment to increasing prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans
  • Spanish-language fluency and writing skills preferred, but not required

Click here to apply.

EOE/M/F/D/V