SEIU (Service Employees International Union)
Position: Communications Coordinator
Grade: MGT D - Salary: $94,601.00/YR
Location: Washington, DC (HQ) or Remotely - Flexible
The 2 million members united in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are at the forefront of a movement to build power for working people and empower all workers to form unions, no matter what job they do. SEIU members are from every walk of life, every political party, every background, every faith. They come from communities with their own stories and strengths, and that makes the Union all the more powerful because there’s strength in numbers. SEIU members work across the healthcare spectrum providing high quality care and services. They are the workers who keep our nation’s airports running and make sure landmark buildings are clean and secure. They provide essential public services and give a foundation of learning to our youngest and brightest. SEIU members believe in and are fighting for a Just Society where all workers are valued and all people respected—no matter where they come from or what color they are; where all families and communities can thrive; and where we leave a better and more equitable world for generations to come.
The Communications Coordinator manages the SEIU Communications Division work to support priorities for growth, to involve members and the public, in achieving the growth goals, and to brand SEIU as the National and International Union within the industry.
This position will primarily focus on SEIU’s Higher Education Initiative - Faculty Forward. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Faculty Forward will mobilize campus workers to push for college for all, student loan debt forgiveness, a $15 minimum wage and a Union for all campus employees.
In this role, the Communications Coordinator leads a team of communicators to:
SEIU staff enjoy excellent employer-sponsored benefits to include comprehensive health benefits (major medical, dental and vision coverage) for employees and eligible dependents; domestic partner benefits; competitive compensation; generous holiday and vacation leave policies; and both a pension retirement plan and a 401(k) retirement savings plan.
Direction and Decision Making: Reports to the Assistant Director of Communications and works independently.
5-8 years of directly related work experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Work is generally performed in an office setting, but job may require work in the field or in other settings to perform the tasks required to complete assignments. Must be available for frequent travel with overnight stays. Long and irregular hours.
A resume and a cover letter. The Cover Letter should explain the reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example a demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into the candidate's long-term career plan.
SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.