Chief Public Affairs Officer

Telecommute · Washington, District of Columbia, United States · Public Affairs

Description

Freedom for All Americans is the bipartisan campaign to secure full nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide. Freedom for All Americans includes two separate entities – Freedom for All Americans and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund, collectively referred to as Freedom for All Americans (FFAA). Our work brings together conservatives, independents, and progressives; businesses large and small; people of faith; and allies from all walks of life to make the case for comprehensive non-discrimination protections that ensure everyone is treated fairly and equally.


With the ultimate goal of securing nationwide nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans,

Freedom for All Americans works at the federal, state, and local level to hold the line on past victories, make the case that nondiscrimination is a real and urgent need, and demonstrate that America is ready for a national solution. Founded in 2015, FFAA is a virtual organization with staff located across the country.


FFAA is seeking a Chief Public Affairs Officer to start as soon as March 2019. The CPAO should be an individual deeply committed to advancing LGBTQ equality and LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, as well as someone comfortable working independently in a remote work environment.


The Chief Public Affairs Officer is responsible for leading, developing and managing a comprehensive public affairs strategy for FFAA that drives a cohesive and urgent imperative for nationwide, comprehensive LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections. The CPAO leads a team of staff and consultants who implement FFAA’s earned media and digital engagement in key states and nationwide. The Chief Public Affairs Officer reports to the CEO. People of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender diverse people; women; and people of all political backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Requirements

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate will:


LOCATION AND TRAVEL

This is a remote position that can be based anywhere in the U.S. Candidates must be able to work from home and feel comfortable frequently engaging with colleagues and partners by phone, video conference, email, and other digital communications tools.


This position requires significant travel, including at least 2 staff retreats, ad hoc organizational meetings, movement gatherings, fundraising events, and more.


FFAA will provide all of the tools necessary to succeed in this position.

Benefits

FFAA provides a competitive benefits package, including; health care, dental, vision, 403B plan, and generous vacation.
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