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Regional Director

Reply to: Andrew Arpin
Posted: Jun 16, 2014, 11:19AM

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Location: Off-Campus

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis. Learn more at http://borgenproject.org. Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role) Duration: 6 months Hours: 4-6 hours per week Regional Directors operate independently from home and maintain contact with The Borgen Project’s Seattle office. Regional Directors sign a 6-month contract. The position is volunteer and is roughly 4-6 hours per week. Regional Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening. Regional Directors come from many diverse backgrounds, some of which include a news anchor, veteran, banker, teacher, relief worker, political staffer, sales manager, programmer, and college students. Key Responsibilities: - Attend one (30-60 minute) conference call every week with the President of The Borgen Project and Regional Directors from across the United States (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7PM CDT, 8PM EDT). - Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day. - 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 How to Apply: To apply, please send your resume to hiring@borgenproject.org.