Oportunidades de Empleo

Communications Intern

Are you interested in putting your skills to work for a great cause? The Libre Initiative has a great opportunity for you! Libre, a non-partisan non-profit, seeks to fill an internship position for the communications department. The mission of the organization is to advance economic freedom principles (limited government, free trade, free enterprise) across the U.S. Hispanic/Latino communities. The intern will report directly to the communications director.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the communications department by scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, and processing accounting requests as needed.
  • Aid the communications department in the development of content for social media and blogs.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, memorandums, proposals, and correspondence.
  • Assist the communications department in monitoring and researching news relevant to Hispanic/Latino communities.
  • Compile relevant media clips and post content through social media outlets.
  • Assist with booking media interviews for Libre designated spokespeople.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of fiscally conservative issues is preferred but not required
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
  • Comprehensive skills in Microsoft Office Suite and media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook
  • Experience with WordPress or CMS preferred
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and committed to excellence
  • Should be pursuing a college degree

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EOE/M/F/D/V

Marketing Intern

Are you interested in putting your skills to work for a great cause? The Libre Initiative has a great opportunity for you! Libre, a non-partisan non-profit, seeks to fill an internship position for the marketing department. The mission of the organization is to advance economic freedom principles (limited government, free trade, free enterprise) across the U.S. Hispanic/Latino communities. The intern will report directly to the marketing director.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the marketing department by scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, and processing accounting requests as needed.
  • Aid the marketing department in the development of graphics and creative content for social media/blogs, marketing and outreach materials, and Libre websites.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, memorandums, proposals, and correspondence.
  • Assist the director of marketing with administration and management of website content.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of fiscally conservative issues is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop, and Publisher pro preferred
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and new media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information.
  • Creative, organized, and committed to excellence
  • Should be pursuing a college degree

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EOE/M/F/D/V

Administrative Assistant (Texas)

Looking to put your skills to work for a great cause? The Libre Initiative seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide assistance to the Executive Director and assist with office operations in Texas. 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:

  • Support the Executive Director with tasks that include coordinating schedules, travel, and communication with various staff.
  • Assist in the accounting review and records process.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, memorandums, proposals, and correspondence for various departments.
  • Serve as the primary point-of-contact for interaction with all guests and clients on the phone and in the office.
  • Coordinate office events, conference room scheduling, and meetings for the staff.
  • Monitor office operations and inventory, including ordering, tracking, and approving office supply orders from various departments.
  • Coordinate IT support for the staff.
  • Assist office staff in maintaining files and databases, as directed.
  • Provide grassroots support in Texas when needed.         

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Self-motivated, organized team player with a high sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
  • Comprehensive skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information
  • Possess a friendly professional demeanor and positive phone presence
  • A firm commitment to increasing prosperity for U.S. Hispanics and for all Americans

​​Click here to apply.

EOE/M/F/D/V

North Carolina Field Director

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

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a statewide outreach strategy with direction from the National Field Director 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 and implement special events that promote the organization’s mission.
  • Work with the organization’s Coalitions department to develop faith-based, entrepreneurial, and women’s initiatives in the target state.
  • Recruit potential volunteers for the organization’s activities.
  • Track and report activities on a data management system.
  • 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).
  • Build a state database of Hispanic contacts.
  • Provision of operational support to maintain a regional office may be required.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Local residents preferred
  • Must be comfortable operating Microsoft Office and social media
  • Must have experience and be comfortable with public speaking
  • Proven experience in coalition-building
  • Experience in event planning is preferred
  • Demonstrates 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
  • English language fluency and writing skills are required
  • Spanish language fluency and writing skills preferred

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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

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EOE/M/F/D/V

Digital Media Director

The LIBRE Initiative is looking for a Digital Media Director to join its digital operation that empowers Hispanics to engage in the political process. This person will oversee, optimize and broaden our reach via the various social media platforms and web tools for focus states.  The Digital Media Director is responsible for social media content, web communications, digital advertisements and strategic marketing for designated organizational programs. The position will manage a small team of digital coordinators and will provide support for the planning, development and coordination of both internal and external communications and action projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Write, edit and review national and state-based communications for client social media sites.
  • Develop, and track optimization of digital advertisements as well as maintain a budget
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and completion of special projects related to internal and/or external communications initiatives.
  • Monitor social mentions of the organization, peer organizations, and relevant topics in focus states; respond, when appropriate, to build relationships within the community and with key influencers.
  • Brainstorm and execute creative approaches to motivate young people to interact and utilize digital platforms.
  • Manage junior digital staff in a collaborative work environment that maximizes the program’s impact.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field (public relations, journalism or marketing) required
  • 3-5 years of experience in email and social media marketing is a plus
  • Previous experience at a free-market nonprofit organization is a plus
  • Working knowledge of media markets, general marketing, and public relations communications and research
  • Strong understanding of email marketing, including targeting, delivery implementation, best practices, and metrics is preferred
  • Extensive understanding of social media trends and ability to measure and evaluate successes (and failures)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills and a proven track record of creative, outside-the-box thinking
  • A deep interest in communicating economic policies to mainstream audiences
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team, including the ability to communicate with peers throughout a global organization
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Understanding of current technologies available and willingness to explore new platforms
  • Design experience, video production, and web development (HTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.) would be a plus but is not required
  • Understanding of and passion for the U.S. Hispanic market

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EOE/M/F/D/V