Regional Political Director – San Francisco

Regional Political Director – San Francisco

Summary:

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) seeks a Pacific Northwest and Mountain West Regional Political Director based in San Francisco to oversee pro-Israel political activity throughout the region (Northern CA, Northern Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota and South Dakota). AIPAC is a registered domestic lobby whose principal mission is to work with Congress on legislation that strengthens the United States and Israel. As a member of the Pacific Northwest Region’s senior staff, the RPD is responsible for, but not limited to:

Detailed Duties:

• Develop and implement pro-Israel political strategies for each Congressional district in the region
• Track and analyze local campaign activity
• Manage AIPAC’s legislative mobilizations within the region
• Provide senior level insight to the regional office and Political team
• Organize and speak at political briefings in communities throughout the region to encourage active political participation
• Serve as an expert speaker in public forums that work to educate and engage new and current activists to facilitate pro-Israel activism in their communities
• Manage the Pacific Northwest political department; including the Progressive Outreach Director
• Coordinate with AIPAC lobbyists on relationships with local members of Congress
• Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications/Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required, Masters degree preferred
• Passion for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship and commitment to AIPAC’s mission
• Minimum of 5 years of political experience, working on political campaigns, Capitol Hill, or other relevant work experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• The ability to juggle many different projects simultaneously
• A collaborative personal style
• Knowledge of Middle East current events strongly preferred

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