Legislative Outreach Manager

The American Legislative Exchange Council seeks a Legislative Outreach Manager to join its high-energy, high-impact legislative engagement team. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, outgoing and have a desire to develop legislator relationships and grow the nation’s largest nonpartisan, individual membership association of state legislators.

The Legislative Outreach Manager will lead a membership region, build and strengthen relationships with legislators, plan and execute events and promote the ALEC mission in the states.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the recruitment and retention of public sector legislator members
  • Daily legislator engagement offering both membership and public policy support
  • Strengthen relationships with ALEC members through proactive engagement around task force products and policy priorities
  • Lead a portfolio of states and serve as the primary point of contact for state chairs
  • Assist public sector and private sector state leaders in building state chapters and state policy coalitions
  • Seek opportunities to network, attend meetings, conferences and opportunities to showcase ALEC and ALEC members


Core Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals, especially elected officials
  • 3-5 years experience in nonprofit membership, state policy or comparable organization
  • Ability to work collaboratively in team settings
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for membership management
  • Familiarity with Salesforce is highly desirable
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed, and to travel up to 30% of the time
  • A commitment to the mission of ALEC


Application Process:

Qualified candidates should submit the following:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter detailing your interest in this role and salary requirements
  • 1-3 writing samples of your choice


E-mail a resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to Marie Vulaj Ray at No phone calls, please.