SEIU (Service Employees International Union)
Job Title: Hospital Campaign Director Grade: MGT F
Location: Washington, D.C.
The Healthcare Division, in coordination with the Organizing Department and the Midwest Initiative, is undertaking a national campaign to mobilize nonunion hospital workers in key markets to demand $15 and a union. This campaign is a key component of SEIU’s national strategy to highlight the importance of unions and the ability of workers’ collective organization to improve lives and communities.
The position is responsible for providing guidance and oversight of the Healthcare Division’s National Hospital Campaign. This position oversees Healthcare Organizing Coordinators in addition to overseeing, developing and implementing the overall strategy and direction for the National Hospital Campaign within the Healthcare Division. The position is dedicated to the growth of the union.
Primary Responsibilities: (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification)
Include SEIU officers, local leaders, all SEIU and affiliate staff, state and local council directors, CTW leadership and staff, federal and state political leaders including Governors, State Elected Officials, Local elected officials, presidential campaign staff, policy analysts and others who work in coalition with division issues.
Direction and Decision Making:
This position reports to the Healthcare Division Organizing Director and works independently.
Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in public policy, political science or related field, and ten (10) to twelve (12) years of experience in both the labor movement and electoral campaigns, or a combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to the assigned tasks. Travel and long, irregular hours may be required.
A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.
SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.