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Company Leadership Institute
Position Industry Grassroots Organizing
Internal Job ID LIFieldRep
City Arlington
State Virginia
Country United States
On or Off Site? Off-Site, Telecommute

Description & Requirements

description of job opening

The Leadership Institute has begun recruiting field representatives for the Fall 2014 semester.

Since 1997, The Leadership Institute has recruited and trained the best and brightest young conservative activists for its National Field Program. Leadership Institute Field Representatives are the face of the conservative movement on college campuses across the country.

If selected for the LI Field Rep program, you will travel to college campuses within your assigned region through the end of the fall semester. At each college, you will organize, train, and inspire students to promote and defend conservative ideas and values on their campus.

LI Field Reps help students start a conservative student organization or publication on their campus, and provide them with the skills they need to help their groups succeed.

In addition to a base salary and generous expense stipend, each Field Rep receives the finest training in youth organization, mobilization, and activism prior to being deployed to their assigned region.

After completing the LI Field Rep program, former Field Reps have gone on to work for conservative think tanks, consulting firms, Congressional offices, and national and state political parties. Some have even started their own conservative non-profits or ran for political office.

Being a LI Field Rep will open doors to the political world.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to launch your political career today! Apply now -- this may be the most exciting job you’ll ever have and spots go FAST. Over 1,200 inquiries were made into the program last year. Contact Bryan Bernys at Bryan.Bernys@leadershipinstitute.org or 703-247-2000 for more details.

Only applications submitted by ConservativeJobs.com will be accepted. An application will not be processed until the Leadership Institute has received at least two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be mailed to: The Leadership Institute, Steven P.J. Wood Building, Attn: Bryan Bernys, 1101 N. Highland St, Arlington, VA 22201 or emailed to Bryan.Bernys@leadershipinstitute.org.

required skills

Candidates for this position must have a knowledge and understanding of conservative philosophy with a dedication to grassroots activism and organization. Candidates should also have strong interpersonal skills, and should excel in both written and oral communication.

This position involves re-location and a great deal of travel. Candidates for this position must be willing to re-locate anywhere in the continental United States for 2013 fall semester. Due to the travel requirements of this position, interested candidates must have the following items to be considered for the field representative position: - Valid U.S. driver’s license - Auto insurance - Automobile - Laptop computer - Cell phone

desirable skills

- Experience as a leader or member of a student organization.

- Experience building a grassroots organization.

- Running for or working on a campaign for elected office.

- Strong public speaking skills.

-Experience shooting and editing video.

- Active social media presence.

required certifications

none

Additional Details

Required Employment AuthorizationRequired EducationRequired Travel
U.S. Citizen Bachelors None
Hourly Rate (US$)Type of PositionRequired Experience
NA /hr Full-time Any
Relocation Assistance ProvidedAnnual Salary (US$)Required Education Major
NoNA /annualNA
Start Date
August 25, 2014

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