SEIU (Service Employees International Union)
Job Title: Organizing Coordinator I
Grade: MGT B, Starting Salary: $75,415/YR
Location: Washington, D.C./ Maryland/ Virginia
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 Organizing Coordinator is responsible for representing and assisting the International Union in carrying out its overall organizing programs with special emphasis on a particular Division industry. S/he is also responsible for helping to manage multiple organizing campaigns and/or major elements of the SEIU Division Organizing Program; organizing resources offered to locals and/or projects and assisting with overall management of field administration.
Benefits: 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.
Contacts: Include SEIU staff, elected leadership; local union leaders; and staff and members; International Union staff and officers. Change to Win staff; state federation and central labor council leaders and staff; staff of other unions; public officials; and key staff; and leaders.
Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Strategic Campaign Coordinator and works independently.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: At least three (3) years of supervisory experience and five (5) years' of directly related work experience.
Equivalency: A combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the work required to complete the assignment, such as field assignments. Long and extended hours and travel required.
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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.