We are hiring!

American Promise is leading the national cross-partisan campaign to win the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution so that people not money govern America. 

American Promise celebrates the diversity of our nation and seeks to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that vision. 

We are hiring an Citizen Engagement Coordinator. Details for both positions below.  


Citizen Engagement Coordinator

American Promise is leading the national cross-partisan campaign to win the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution so that people not money govern America. We’re hiring a Citizen Engagement Coordinator to work with our Associate Director of Citizen Engagement and the rest of our team in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

Our country and democracy have been taken over by concentrated money and unbalanced power of global corporations and special interests.  American Promise is leading a national cross-partisan citizen uprising to fix this once and for all with the 28th Amendment.

We match our effective national strategy with state and local action, and we empower all Americans to participate as citizens together in this historic work. We’re people-powered, and our membership model enables us to succeed with a big strategy, powerful support for connected, networked local grassroots support, professional execution, and focused leadership.

In our first year, American Promise built out citizen action nodes in every corner of the country; helped win 28th Amendment ballot initiatives in Washington and California; created powerful content about the American democracy crisis and the 28th Amendment solution; and brought 300 citizen leaders from 40 states to Washington DC for the National Citizen Leadership Conference, the first national cross-partisan gathering to advance the 28th Amendment.

Responsibilities of the Citizen Engagement Coordinator

  • Communications, logistics and support for launch, build-out and growth of our Citizen Engagement Program;
  • Meet metrics for citizen actions (petitions, letters to editor, legislator contract, public events, phone banks, signature drives, house benefit parties, etc.);
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with AP Citizens interested in setting up new American Promise Associations (APAs) in their communities, assist with build-out of APAs;
  • Nurture existing relationships with APA leaders to ensure effective and empowering support for sustained action;
  • Help meet metrics for new members & supporters
  • Develop and implement training programs with American Promise volunteers;
  • Manage Ready to Ratify™ metrics for each APA and States;
  • Execute assigned initiatives and benchmarks, including content and incentives to help members of the project initiate, build, and sustain local action.
  • Digital services support - data entry, communications and social media.
  • Participate and expand participation on American Promise’s proprietary, membership social network - AP Connect
  • Build/maintain database of national, state, local organizations in 28th Amendment work
  • Assist with other tasks as required.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Commitment to the cause and goals of American Promise;
  • Experience in a position of similar complexity and responsibility, particularly in public interest organizing and/or business;
  • Meaningful experience with political or ballot initiative campaigns;
  • Excellent time management and organization skills;
  • Ability to train and instruct volunteers;
  • Excellent listening and communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills;
  • Experience in setting and achieving measurable targets, managing teams, and coordinating stakeholders.
  • Ability to handle multiple priority projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to execute strategic goals and work effectively with regional and local leaders.
  • Enjoys working with varied members of the general public.
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment and work independently.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.

To Apply

To apply, send an email with a cover letter and resume to Jeff Clements (jeffc@americanpromise.net) with a cc to Ben Gubits (beng@americanpromise.net)  and Susan Muller (susanm@americanpromise.net).

American Promise celebrates the diversity of our nation and seeks to build a team that reflects that diversity. We welcome and encourage all qualified applicants who share that vision.