Posted on: August 17, 2019
The Grassroots Manager is responsible for the development and
maintenance of a strong network of activist NFIB members in the
states of Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. This role develops,
coordinates, and implements grassroots activities for NFIB members,
in coordination with internal departments, to further advance the
organization's mission and grow member activism.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruiting and
training activists, coordinating strategic grassroots campaigns,
administering strategies for activism, building and maintaining a
key contact program, especially in priority legislative districts,
and maintenance of activist data. Work collaboratively with state
teams and media managers to support opportunities for member
participation, plan and execute events and meetings, assist with
fundraising, political activities, member recruitment, and
Keep abreast of best practices and trends in grassroots advocacy,
and support fellow grassroots managers.
Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; work
outcomes must meet and / or exceed productivity and quality
standards. Must be able to work as part of a cooperative team
environment, adhering to Company and Department policies and
procedures. Performs other projects as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Political Science, related
field; or equivalent.
Five (5) years relevant work experience as a grassroots
coordinator, fundraiser, event planning, or similar position.
Experience working for a non-profit, elected official, and / or on
a political campaign preferred.
Knowledge of grassroots advocacy efforts, trends, and the
Proficient in Microsoft Office and membership database
Ability to represent NFIB at meetings and events. Able to travel
approximately 50 nights per year.
Ability to meet deadlines, negotiate conflicts, take initiative,
assume project responsibility, and prioritize work under pressure.
Must possess flexibility and stress tolerance.
Professional, energetic self-starter. Must possess excellent
organizational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication
skills; including public presentation skills.
Keywords: NFIB, Austin , Grassroots Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas
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