The Grassroots Outreach Coordinator will identify, recruit, and engage grassroots leaders in North Carolina, mobilize them, and drive policy reforms.

Responsibilities Include

· Developing a North Carolina network of grassroots organizations that facilitates collaboration among groups with similar policy priorities.

· Developing state-based strategies to advance state and local policy priorities and desired outcomes.

· Mobilizing volunteer communities in support of policy priorities and building capabilities to advance future priorities.

· Planning and executing a variety of activities to educate and bring awareness to further strategies.

· Working with communities of activists to educate and persuade the public or lawmakers to act on public policy initiatives.

· Traveling up to 30% of the time to work on state and local priorities with overnight travel sometimes required.

Knowledge and Skills

· Strong interpersonal skills and strong relationship-building skills

· Knowledge of state and local public policy landscapes

· Experience working with members of the community.

· A drive to deepen your knowledge and a focus on life-long learning.

· A willingness to transform yourself and our organization to be more impactful in our efforts.

· An ability to develop strategic and tactical plans to achieve outcomes.

· An entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to experiment with new ways to engage and activate new volunteers.

· Must be proficient in writing and speaking English and Spanish

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Standout Candidates May Also Bring

· Highly organized, energetic, and capable of motivating and leading large groups and volunteers able to manage large quantities of data.

· Event planning, marketing or sales experience is a plus.

· High levels of integrity, self-motivation, patience, persistence, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with all kinds of people.

· Desire to win with freedom forward policies

· Experience working with Hispanic communities in North Carolina

Send resume and cover letter to Donald Bryson, president of John Locke Foundation, at [email protected].