Date Posted: November 6, 2020
Democrats for Life of America
Status: Paid - Part Time
DFLA is seeking a passionate, experienced pro-life leader to join our team. We are looking for an engaging, high-energy advocate who is passionate about advocating for life in the Democratic Party. If you care about human rights, enjoy responsibility, and are an accomplished self-starter, we want to hear from you.
DFLA is the country’s pre-eminent organization representing the pro-life wing of the Democratic Party. We perform lobbying, issue advocacy, and support pro-life voices in the Democratic Party. Our mission is to end abortion by advocating for pro-life and Whole Life issues inside the Democratic Party.
The Deputy Director will report directly to the Executive Director, serving as a critical member of our team. This is a part-time role at 20 hours per week.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for someone who is engaging, high-energy, and passionate about pro-life issues, especially from a left-leaning or moderate perspective.
The role of the Deputy Director will be broad-ranging, encompassing the following areas:
Support our board and Executive Director in defining DFLA’s overall strategy
Help maintain good relations with other pro-life organizations, Consistent Life Ethic groups, and Democratic Party organizations
Recruit and support our talented and passionate volunteers
Define DFLA’s organizational structure, including its committees
Provide guidance to our state chapters
Develop our state chapter network to expand to all 50 states
Help create DFLA’s National Advisory Board
Motivate and recognize DFLA volunteers
Support our candidate recruitment efforts
Organize DFLA events (e.g., protests, conferences)
Help write and issue communications, including press releases
Speak publicly on behalf of DFLA, as an official spokesperson
In cooperation with our Development Director, steward critical donor relationships
Draft an annual report on our activities
Must be pro-life for the whole life
Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills
3+ years of work experience
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Exceptional time management and organizational skills
Willingness to go the extra mile
High level of professionalism and confidentiality
Willingness to work remote
Differentiating but not critical characteristics:
Experience leading a non-profit
Experience in politics (state or federal)
Private sector experience
How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and pro-life statement to our portal here. Incomplete applications will not be considered, and applications will not be accepted via email.