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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

3700 O St NWWashington, DC 20057


About

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.

You don’t need to be a lobbyist to help influence foreign policy. As a Regional Director, you’ll serve as a Borgen Project Ambassador in your city - mobilizing your friends, family and colleagues to contact Congress in support of key poverty reduction legislation. This is an unpaid, volunteer position.

Key Responsibilities:

- Attend one (30-60 minute) national conference call per month: 5PM PDT 6PM MDT 7PM CDT 8PM EDT

- Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for the world’s poor.

- Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders to support poverty reduction legislation.

- Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.

- Build a network of people engaged in the cause.

- Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

- Basic understanding of U.S. Politics and international development.

- Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently.

- Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table.

- Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness.

- Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

Skills

  • Networking
  • Fundraising
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 6 months, 4-6 hours/week
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