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 a Citizen Engagement CoordinatorCommunications and Research Analyst and Counsel. Details for both positions below. 


Citizen Engagement Coordinator

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. 


Communications & Research Analyst 

The Communications & Research Analyst will research, organize, curate, and disseminate key data and stories on the progress towards winning a 28th Amendment. We will tell the stories of the impact of political spending of big money by the few and the power of global corporations on the everyday life of Americans, and how Americans are fighting back to stand up for our rights and responsibilities as equal citizens. We will measure and advance our progress.

Some of the work of the Communications and Research Analyst will include:

  • Research, monitor and record relevant local, state, and federal data and information;
  • Research regarding States/Congress support;
  • Research regarding money and politics;
  • Track local and national news about the 28th Amendment;
  • Research and writing support for American Promise president;
  • Update the Communications Hub daily with key local and national news;
  • Write and post articles and blogs highlighting the research on our Communications Hub;
  • Creation of engaging written work and video content;
  • Post daily on Reddit, Facebook, Twitter, and other strategic social media sites;
  • Write and send weekly e-newsletters to members and affiliate organizations;
  • Manage databases and distribution lists;
  • Support the overall work of our Communications team;
  • Support the overall work of our citizen engagement team and local/ state initiatives;
  • Manage American Promise proprietary, membership social network - AP Connect;
  • Assist with other tasks as required.
  • Research regarding fundraising/grants;
  • Create and maintain a AP Standard Terminology/Phrases listing;

Qualifications

The successful Communications & Research Analyst will have the following qualifications:

  • Commitment to the cause and goals of American Promise;
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent and strong academic performance;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Communications and research experience;
  • Social media skills;
  • Database management skills;
  • Detail-oriented, organized, problem-solver, able to complete assignments on time with a minimum of direct supervision;
  • Highly organized and able to implement systems and best practices;
  • General knowledge of Web CMS;
  • Ability to thrive in a start-up environment and work independently;
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism; and
  • Skills with relevant software and apps.

To Apply 

To apply, send an email with a cover letter and resume to Jeff Clements (jeffc@americanpromise.net) with a cc to Martha Stone (marthas@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. 


Counsel

Responsibilities of the Counsel

  • Provide legal and compliance advice and service to president and organization regarding non-profit, corporate, employee, ballot measure committees and other issues;
  • Working with our National Advisory Council and our legal/law professor network, implement and manage our national 28th Amendment Drafting Project;
  • Legal research and advocacy regarding 28th Amendment, campaign finance and corporations and the Constitution;
  • Research and advice regarding local and state ballot measures around country, and develop and manage pro bono network of local counsel;
  • Drafting, legal analysis, consultations with allies, public officials regarding ballot measures and other initiatives;
  • Research and drafting related to state and local 28th Amendment resolutions;
  • Work with allies, legislative and other counsel, elected officials and our APA network on 28th Amendment bills in Congress;
  • Draft legislative testimony in support of Amendment resolutions and bills;
  • Draft FAQs, articles, legal bulletins, blogs and other content regarding 28th Amendment and related issues;
  •  Provide legal support to citizen leader initiatives;
  • Work with communications and organizing team to support objectives.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Commitment to the cause and goals of American Promise;
  • Law degree, admission to bar, and experience with litigation, appellate, client or internal counsel, Constitutional analysis, judicial clerkship, non-profit or other experience of similar complexity and responsibility;
  • Significant knowledge of Constitutional and Supreme Court law regarding campaign finance, corporations, corruption, political equality and related issues;
  • Meaningful experience with political or ballot initiative campaigns;
  • Organization, communication, and interpersonal skills to work effectively with other legal counsel, citizen leaders, allied organizations, and internal team;
  • Ability to handle multiple priority projects and meet deadlines;
  • 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 Susan Muller (susanm@americanpromise.net).

Note: Pro bono with stipend preferred, or willingness to accept relatively modest compensation.

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.