• Campaign Organizing Coordinator III

    Job Location US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 6 months ago(1/3/2019 12:50 PM)
  • Overview



    SEIU (Service Employees International Union)


    Job Title:     Organizing Coordinator III                                                                           Annual Pay: $93,203/YR

    Location:     Denver, CO




    To represent and assist the International Union in achieving the Division/Region Organizing Program, to take responsibility for developing and implementing strategic organizing campaigns within a division or region, oversee all aspects of the strategic campaigns including developing the campaign strategy, managing employer relationships, supervising and training staff, staff development, budget, campaign communications, and political action. 


    Duties and Responsibilities:


    This position is responsible for major division/regional organizing programs and performs a wide range of duties and responsibilities which may encompass many of those included in the Organizing Coordinator II job description.  In addition, the Organizing Coordinator III will routinely:


    • Works with Division leadership to develop and implement a strategic organizing program within a sector nationally involving multiple campaigns, coordination with local unions, and all other aspects of the campaign.


    • Supervises and supports field staff in the sector campaign to plan and achieve goals. Assures integration of the work with local unions, community organizations, and other SEIU departments including field staff, communications, government affairs, capital stewardship, etc.


    • Develops and maintains relationships with employers including negotiating agreements, implementing agreements, and resolving conflicts.


    • Oversees staff development program for the division/region, evaluates the needs of the division, implements the program including training managers, tracking progress, and coordinating with the national staff development program.


    • Reports on progress of the campaign regularly.


    • Performs other duties as required to support the division program.





    Includes SEIU Divisions and departments, local leaders and staff, SEIU members as well as political leaders, community organizations which partner with SEIU, targeted employers. 

    Direction and Decision Making:


    The Organizing Coordinator III must be able to work independently and effectively represent the division.  This position reports to the Division Organizing Director.

    Education and Experience:


    Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field or equivalent formal training including five (5) years of supervisory experience or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:


    • Strong knowledge and experience in labor organizing and related labor-advocacy work
    • Knowledge of bargaining, organizing and organizational management
    • Advanced knowledge of the labor, industry/sector and key public policy issues
    • Ability to execute campaign goals and objectives, to work effectively with local leaders, and carry out required objectives
    • Extensive experience directing large, complex external union organizing campaigns, developing strategy, managing staff, and coordinating resources
    • Demonstrated experience working independently in complex political situations
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
    • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
    • Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines
    • Ability to use personal computer and a Microsoft Office programs.



    Working Conditions:


    The Organizing Coordinator III must be available for regular and/or long-term travel over large geographic areas.  The position often requires temporary assignments away from home as well as long and irregular hours.


    Application Requirements:


    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.








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