Jun 03, 2021

State Director, Indiana

  • Stand Together
  • Indiana, USA
Full-Time Civic Engagement General Management Volunteer Management

Job Description

Overview

You want to be a part of something bigger. You excel at relationship-building, naturally inspire others, and know how to bring leaders from diverse backgrounds and experiences together and drive toward shared goals. Now you’re looking for an opportunity to leverage your talents and build a legacy of which you can be proud. 

We have a place for someone with your passion to lead the grassroots teams, legislative initiatives, and partnerships throughout the Hoosier state. You will play a critical role in removing barriers holding Hoosiers back from improving their lives. This mission is worthy of your life’s work.  

While leading state initiatives, the Indiana State Director is the visionary, strategist, and main public ambassador for Americans for Prosperity (AFP) in Indiana. The State Director will report to the Regional Director and will work closely with volunteers, legislators, press, partners, and various departments in the national office. 

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Develop and implement long-term strategic plans, with clear measures for success, to effectuate public policy change in Indiana
  • Craft and advocate a legislative agenda to members of the State Legislature, Governor, and Indiana Senators and Congressional Members 
  • Build relationships for the state chapter with political and business leaders, media, coalition partners, donors, and community leaders to advance our Vision
  • Serve as primary AFP spokesperson for the state of Indiana
  • Develop state-based strategies for federal policy engagement opportunities
  • Collaborate with and provide an in-state perspective to other Stand Together community organizations as needed
  • Lead a team, aligning them to our Vision, and connecting them to how they can best partner with grassroots activists, grasstops leaders, and coalition partners to advance the organization’s Vision

Here are some examples of the positive impact our grassroots staff have made in the lives of Americans across the country. 

As part of the Stand Together philanthropic community, Americans for Prosperity is driving long-term solutions to the country's biggest problems through broad-based grassroots outreach. Our activists engage friends and neighbors on key issues and encourage them to take an active role in building a culture of mutual benefit. We have an on-the-ground infrastructure in 36 states that recruits and unites citizens behind a common goal of advancing policies that help people improve their lives. 

Hiring Organization

Americans for Prosperity

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • You’ve supervised teams before and appreciate that strong talent drives toward greater outcomes
  • You’re experienced at cultivating relationships with high-profile individuals
  • You have strategic planning experience in grassroots advocacy and/or political campaigns
  • You have experience connecting individuals and groups to shared Vision and goals and have demonstrated experience building consensus to execute a goal
  • You have experience lobbying at the state and/or federal level
  • You’re comfortable going "on the record" with media and press
  • You’re comfortable speaking in front of large groups

Industry/Service Area

Community/Capacity Building, Public Policy, Social Justice

Level

Director

Benefits

We believe employees should be rewarded for the value they create toward our community’s shared success. Our philanthropic community has established a wide range of foundational benefits for our employees. You can find a summary of our employee benefits here. 

Application Instructions

Please visit our careers portal to learn more about our community and apply for this role. To view all our openings visit standtogether.org/careers. 


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