Overview

ROLE: Legal Outreach Coordinator

  • AREAS OF FOCUS: Legal/litigation, project management, organization, marketing, networking
  • LOCATION: Remote/telecommute
  • TYPE: Full-time; salaried (exempt)
  • SALARY RANGE: $1,150-1,635/week ($59,800-70,200/year annual equivalent) DOE
  • OTHER: Travel and flexible hours as required

SUMMARY:

  • FPC is looking for a legal outreach coordinator to help us fight for liberty by, among other responsibilities, searching for, making lists of, vetting, and coordinating potential plaintiffs for pro-liberty lawsuits
  • This role requires marketing, networking, activism, communication, organization, and travel
  • We offer competitive compensation (our average salary paid to employees is significantly higher than other organizations) and excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance (99% employer paid), a 401(k) savings plan with match (100% to 5%), paid holidays and time off, short-term and long-term disability plans (100% employer paid), and opportunities to improve your skills while working with the FPC Team to #FightForward for maximal human liberty.
  • This is a serious, high-impact, and very important role—so make your best pitch. Submit your resume, a cover letter explaining why we should hire you, your salary requirements, 3 (each) professional and personal references, and at least 3 work samples that demonstrate what you bring to the table.
  • The role’s primary responsibility will be finding and vetting quality potential plaintiffs for litigation
  • Successful candidates will be comfortable conducting active searches for individuals who meet precise and particular factual circumstances, in precise and particular targeted jurisdictions
  • You should have a network of industry, personal, and organizational contacts that can be used to meet objectives
  • You will be efficiently but thoroughly vetting individuals to ensure their eligibility, while maintaining exceeding clear and transparent records of progress across multiple concurrent matters

WE:

  • Fight to create a world of maximal human liberty
  • Are a values-anchored culture change organization that works strategically through litigation, legal action, communities, grassroots activism, and other programs to restore the right to keep and bear arms, freedom of speech, and other liberties
  • Founded FPC Law, the nation’s first and largest public interest legal team focused on the right to keep and bear arms and adjacent issues, including freedom of speech, due process, unlawful searches and seizures, separation of powers, asset forfeitures, privacy, encryption, and limited government
  • Love to laugh and make dank memes to make fun of stupid laws, politicians, and other authoritarians
  • Work really, really hard for a cause and the People we serve
  • Have high expectations and demand excellence every day

YOU:

  • Passionately support FPC’s Purpose, Values, and Mission
  • Are willing and ready to work productively with a range of strong personalities in all situations, including under stress
  • Will travel and do whatever it takes to meet objectives
  • Want to do this job at a high level, not just “get in the door”
  • Are a grinder who beats goals
  • Want to tell the government: “Fuck you. No.”
  • Can pivot to new or urgent matters on a dime
  • Stay organized, take notes, and pay attention to detail
  • Show up and hustle every day
  • Jump on opportunities
  • Don’t need much supervision or hand-holding
  • Learn quickly and think on your feet
  • Thrive in a high-intensity work environment
  • Are comfortable working with tight project deadlines
  • Hate to lose and fight to win

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be committed to and passionate about FPC’s Purpose, Values, and Mission
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Must be able to read, write, analyze and speak fluent English
  • Must have the ability to legally acquire and possess firearms, including handguns, and must be comfortable and safe around firearms and shooting ranges
  • Must be an excellent and proactive communicator using verbal and written communication modes
  • Must be able to use computers and standard business software/platforms (Microsoft, Google, etc.)
  • Must be able to strategize, create, and execute highly-effective strategic marketing and social media
  • Must have at least 3 years of continuous successful experience in a relevant role (outside or inside sales, marketing, outbound customer service, project management, etc.) that required juggling multiple concurrent tasks while delivering on metrics and maintaining exacting standards of recordkeeping
  • Must be able to explain complex legal and policy issues in simple language
  • Must be incredibly organized and self-directed
  • Must be able to speak with a large volume of people effectively and politely on the phone
  • Must be able to travel and do whatever it takes to meet objectives and deadlines
  • Must enjoy working and communicating with people
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects, pivot, and meet objectives in a dynamic environment while staying positive and fully engaged
  • Must have a network that can help us meet program objectives
  • Must have a strong work ethic and personal integrity

PREFERRED:

  • Generally comfortable with Google documents and sheets. Experience with Clio and Trello software a plus.
  • Past experience in writing for a newspaper or magazine
  • Past experience in national-scale political fundraising and marketing to hundreds of thousands to millions of people on a regular basis
  • Past experience in copywriting, digital/email marketing, and execution
  • Past experience with computers, CRMs, email, and online fundraising tools
  • A strong sense of humor
  • A degree in journalism, communications, or marketing
  • Experience building marketing funnels and nurturing relationships in email and digital platforms
  • Experience writing about legislation or legal policy
  • Experience with remote work with a widely distributed team and co-workers in multiple time zones
  • Experience with Slack and/or similar team communication tools

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conceptualize, create, and execute highly effective campaigns in support of legal programs
  • Oversee and conduct potential plaintiff/client searches, intakes, vetting, and coordination
  • Provide feedback and reporting to the head of legal operations, other team members, and executives
  • Coordinate with other FPC teams regarding programs and marketing
  • Communicate and coordinate with FPC leadership as well as in-house and outside counsel in a professional, courteous, and highly precise manner
  • Maintain work process and status transparency
  • Provide project oversight and administrative support
  • Create and maintain detailed and accurate databases and files for all legal program activities and work in progress
  • Track key dates and deadlines, elevating urgent issues as needed to stay ahead of the game
  • Participate in meetings and take meeting minutes
  • Identify possible litigation and advocacy opportunities from inbound (emails, lists, social media, etc.) and networking sources
  • Investigate complaints about rights violations that come through our Hotline(s) and intake programs
  • Prepare a wide variety of reports, memos and other documents while maintaining confidentiality
  • Coordinate with other FPC teams regarding programs and marketing
  • Keep all work and data organized
  • Provide regular status updates on a proactive basis
  • Identify issues and propose solutions to keep things on track
  • Develop strategies and plans to meet objectives
  • Report on progress and results
  • Provide feedback and suggestions
  • Participate in strategic planning
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This role performs duties under only general supervision. The above job description isn’t an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. You’ve been successful in a similar role for a while. You know that we all wear many hats—maybe even while juggling. In fact, if you didn’t love that, you probably wouldn’t be applying for this job.

Remote work note: Work location is flexible if approved by the Organization, except that this position may not be performed remotely from Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, or Rhode Island.

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About Firearms Policy Coalition

Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization, exists to create a world of maximal human liberty, defend constitutional rights, advance individual liberty, and restore freedom. FPC’s efforts are focused on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and adjacent issues including freedom of speech, due process, unlawful searches and seizures, separation of powers, asset forfeitures, privacy, encryption, and limited government. The FPC team are next-generation advocates working to achieve the Organization’s strategic objectives through litigation, research, scholarly publications, amicus briefing, legislative and regulatory action, grassroots activism, education, outreach, and other programs. FPC Law (FPCLaw.org) is the nation’s largest public interest legal team focused on the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and the leader in the Second Amendment litigation and research space.