SEIU Local 509 ( The Service Employees International Union)
ABOUT SEIU LOCAL 509
SEIU Local 509 represents nearly 20,000 human service workers and educators throughout Massachusetts. We provide a variety of social services to elders, at-risk children and people with mental illnesses or developmental disabilities — as well as educational services in both public and private sector settings. From mental health clinicians and social workers to early childhood educators and university lecturers, Local 509 members are united in our mission to raise living standards for all working families while improving the quality and affordability of the services we provide. Local 509 is part of the 2.1 million-member Service Employees International Union, the fastest-growing labor union in the United States.
SEIU Local 509 is hiring a director to drive the union’s strategic internal and external communications programs. Local 509 is seeking a proactive, goal-focused strategic thinker who will devise and implement innovative communications programs that advance the organizing and public policy priorities of human service workers and educators throughout Massachusetts. Communicators with multiple years of communications and management experience will be considered for a position on Local 509’s senior leadership team, managing a team of communicators based in the local’s Marlborough, Massachusetts office (with some travel required).
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Communications team members work under the supervision of the union’s President and Chief of Staff — who review work for effectiveness, timeliness, accuracy and conformance with relevant rules and regulations.
SALARY & BENEFITS
SEIU Local 509 offers competitive salaries (commensurate with experience) and a generous benefits package – including car allowance.
SEIU Local 509 is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity — women, people of color and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a résumé, cover letter, and samples of writing and design work .