Arizona State Director

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website AmericanBIC American Business Immigration Coalition

Start Date: ASAP
Location: Arizona
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Reports to: Campaign Director

The American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) promotes common sense immigration reform that advances
economic competitiveness, provides companies with both the high-skilled and low-skilled talent they need, and allows the
integration of immigrants into our economy as consumers, workers, entrepreneurs, and citizens.
ABIC members include CEOs, retired CEOs, business associations, small business owners as well as hospitals and
universities. ABIC works in partnership with diverse immigrant advocates to support pro-immigrant legislation at the state
and federal levels. Currently, ABIC is active in 16 states including Illinois, Florida, Texas, Maine, Massachusetts, New
York, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada.
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ABIC is seeking an Arizona (Intermountain region) State Director to work directly with ABIC staff and its
consultants, focusing primarily on building business support for immigrants in Arizona and sensible
immigration solutions at the state and federal levels. Successful State Directors manage expectations and meet
deadlines, organize and present timely data and information, have a keen attention to detail, maintain
confidentiality, demonstrate honesty and trustworthiness and make a solid, positive impact. Effective State
Directors are self-motivated, responsible, agile team players, and able to work independently.
The Arizona (Intermountain region) State Director is a critical and valued part of the campaign to protect
immigrants in Arizona and build a vibrant single-issue, bipartisan, pro-immigration business coalition.
● Serve as a public-facing leader for ABIC’s work in Arizona
● Build relationships with key business leaders and organizations, recruit business voices from CEOs of
major corporations to trade associations and local chambers to small business owners to publicly support

common sense immigration solutions, manage business and CEO engagement, coalition organizing, and
other in-state outreach on behalf of ABIC
● Actively support other ABIC programs as needed such as Small Business Technical Assistance – a
national program supporting small businesses in pandemic recovery efforts – and Immigrant Legal
● Help develop a distinct and unique center-right issue campaign approach tailored to Arizona
● Coordinate ongoing engagement for business leaders and coalition members in support of common
sense immigration solutions, including facilitating op-eds, public letters, and coalition calls, meetings,
and press events
● Engage with major donors, corporate partners, and others to drive coalition fundraising
● Work with communications consultants to direct engagement and relationships with the media
● Assist in management of other in-state consultants and additional coalition hires
● Partner effectively with ABIC allies across the policy spectrum
● Develop working relationships with Federal, State and Local lawmakers and their offices across Arizona
● A deep commitment to advocating for a path to citizenship for Comfort and ease advocating for
undocumented immigrants
● Comfort working with broad diversity of stakeholders, including CEOs and the business community as
well as directly-impacted individuals, including undocumented immigrants
● 5 to 7 years of direct experience in political, grassroots, or fundraising activities
● 1-2 years of supervisory experience
● Exceptional communication skills (interpersonal, written, and verbal)
● Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Suite
● Experience with EveryAction and Asana preferred
● Spanish language proficiency preferred, but not required.

ABIC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for employees. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affilation, sexual orientation, marital status,
disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or other legally protected characteristics.
Compensation: This position will be full-time. We offer a competitive compensation package. Please note all
salaries are commensurate with experience. ABIC also provides an attractive benefits package including health
insurance, retirement plan, unlimited paid time off, and standard holidays.
How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Emily Wurth, ABIC Director of Operations, at and include “Arizona State Director” in the subject line.

The position will remain open until filled.

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