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11/23/2020

Manager of Political Engagement

North Carolina Nurses Association

Who we are and why we are hiring: The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) is the leading professional organization for North Carolina’s registered nurses. We equip nurses at all stages to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment. NCNA helps keep North Carolina nurses on the cutting edge of nursing practice, policy, education, and more.

Join us as we work to advance nursing and ensure high-quality healthcare for everyone. NCNA has experienced significant recent growth, including membership growth of almost 20% in the last 2 years, reaching a total of more than 7000 members. Thus, the successful candidate will join a growing and enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. The position is based out of the brand new NCNA headquarters in the North Hills area of Raleigh, NC. The NCNA staff team consists of 8 full-time members, 2 part-time members and 3 independent contractors who work diligently to implement the strategic priorities of the organization. A broad and determined legislative agenda has prompted the desire to further strengthen the engagement of nurses in political activity in our state, including participation in the PAC, association political activities and communication with elected officials supporting quality healthcare policy. The NC Nurses PAC is one of the fastest growing political action committees in North Carolina and our new team member will be charged with growing it to even greater heights.

Who we need: NCNA seeks candidates who are enthusiastic about working for one of the most valued and respected professions. The successful candidate will be a driven, professional team player who is a talented communicator, technically savvy, and highly focused on customer/member service and engagement. Candidates should have demonstrated aptitude and success in fundraising and grassroots development. This role requires significant independent work, self-motivation and rapid implementation of ideas and strategies.

To apply: If your background, skills and interest are a strong match with the position description, you are invited to express your interest by submitting the following to NCNA at hr@ncnurses.org or 4350 Lassiter at North Hills Avenue, Suite 250, Raleigh, NC 27609:

  1. A well-written, thoughtfully composed cover letter that demonstrates you have explored our website and purpose, have carefully read the position description, and are confident your profile is a match for us. Tell us why you are attracted to this specific opportunity.
  2. A resume outlining your professional and educational experience/achievements
  3. Examples of your work (links, attachments, outcomes, etc.)

Responsibilities:

Professional Skills: Political savvy and basic knowledge of the political process is a must. Experience with NC campaigns, politics and/or government preferred. Fundraising experience, political or otherwise is preferred. Intrinsic motivation, an outstanding work ethic, personal organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and work with limited supervision is required. In all positions, NCNA welcomes team members with a dedication to customer service, problem resolution and working together as a team to achieve goals and objectives. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, as well as basic Microsoft office skills required. Some database management and manipulation experience is beneficial.

Experience: A minimum of three years professional experience, preferably in government or political affairs, campaigns and/or fundraising.

 

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