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Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-Oakland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/6/2018 5:02 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Bilingual (Spanish/English)  Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Fluency in Spanish & English is required.    Los Angeles, CA and Oakland, CA   We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.    For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.   The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     Key Responsibilities:  - Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers. - Building one-on-one relationships with workers. - Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders. - Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward. - Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action. - Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts. Required Qualifications:    - Fluency in Spanish & English is required. - Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice. - Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends. - Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills. - Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools.  - Ability to work independently as well as with a team. - Willingness to conduct work site and home visits. - Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills. - Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. - Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use. - Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required. - If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Los Angeles, CA or to Oakland, CA . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.  Compensation:   - Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.    Application Requirements:   A cover letter is required for all applications.  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
ID
2018-2569
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/6/2018 4:54 PM)
SEIU (The Service Employees International Union)   Bilingual (Tagalog/English)  Union Organizer-in-Training / Health Care Campaigns   Fluency in Tagalog & English is required.    Los Angeles, CA   We are seeking energetic and passionate individuals interested in starting social justice careers in labor organizing.    For 100 years, SEIU has been helping workers stand up for their rights, fighting for dignity, respect and better conditions in workplaces and communities.  With a membership 2.1 million strong, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in the United States and our diverse leaders and staff support workers as they speak out for good jobs and better lives for themselves and their families.   The SEIU Organizer-in-Training (OIT) Program is a 12-month training program.  As an Organizer-in-Training with the SEIU, you will be assigned to organizing campaigns, trained on the fundamentals of union organizing and will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to help workers build power in the workplace. The OIT program trains labor organizers to assist and  empower non-union workers to join unions and is different  from other training programs that focus on developing  political/electoral or community organizing skills.     Key Responsibilities:  - Conducting broad and intensive outreach efforts to non-union workers. - Building one-on-one relationships with workers. - Identifying, recruiting and developing worker leaders. - Conducting individual and group meetings with workers to move organizing campaigns forward. - Engaging, motivating and mobilizing workers to take action. - Planning and carrying out actions and events to support worker organizing efforts. Required Qualifications:    - Fluency in Tagalog & English is required. - Demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice. - Ability and willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends. - Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills. - Basic computer literacy and ability to learn the organization’s technology tools.  - Ability to work independently as well as with a team. - Willingness to conduct work site and home visits. - Strong planning, time-management and problem-solving skills. - Willingness to work with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. - Possession of a valid U.S. driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and an automobile for business use. - Ability and willingness to travel on a frequent and extensive basis is required. - If offered an Organizer-in-Training position, you will be required to relocate to Los Angeles, CA . Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.  Compensation:   - Salary and benefits are set by collective bargaining agreement.  Salary is $40,000/annual and benefits include fully employer-paid health benefits package, $570/month car allowance, $60/month cell phone allowance, and other benefits outlined in the policies of SEIU and the staff union contract.  This is a full-time, salaried, over-time exempt position.    Application Requirements:   A cover letter is required for all applications.  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
ID
2018-2568
Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Oakland | US-MO-Saint Louis | US-IL-Chicago | US-TN-Memphis | US-FL-Tampa
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/8/2018 4:08 PM)
  SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union ( NFFWU) , Service Employees International Union   Job Title:    Communications Specialist                                          Locations:    San Francisco Bay Area/ Oakland, CA; St. Louis, MO; Chicago, IL; Memphis, TN and Tampa, Florida       SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union is hiring 2 full-time Communications Specialists to cover the Western and Midsouth States.  We seek individuals who are interested in a career fighting alongside low wage workers who are leading the campaign to win “$15 and a Union”.     Territory: 1.       Western Position will cover:        Arizona, California, Florida, Texas 2.       MidSouth Position will cover:      Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Tennessee   About SEIU NFFWU   SEIU NFFWU is working to expand the movement and deepen the successful fights to raise employment standards and unite workers in organizing their union in the fast food industry through national, state and community campaigns.    SEIU NFFWU is affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which has more than 2 million members in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.  NFFWU is united with those 2.2 million members in a shared belief in the dignity of workers, the value of their work, and in a commitment to a more just and humane society.   Purpose:          Communications Coordinator is responsible for assisting in communications support of organizing, political action, and other activities of NFFWU and affiliate unions.  S/he will have direct responsibility for developing and coordinating communications strategy, media relations, and messaging for campaign and other union projects.   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.)   ·         Manages media relations in coordination with community coalition and spokespeople. ·         Identifies and builds trusting relationships with worker-leaders, as spokespeople, in conjunction with organizers. ·         Develops strong public spokespeople to confidently speak on union issues to community, coworkers, and in media interviews. ·         Writes talking points, speeches, leaflets, press materials, letters to the editor, op-eds, background pieces and other collateral materials as needed. ·         Coordinates with staff and contract staff regarding campaign photo/video needs and delivers a variety of testimony and action clips. ·         Manages campaign event logistics and communications, i.e. strategy, message, location, signage, visuals, materials, media outreach, spokesperson prep, interviews event flow and agenda. ·         Monitors media coverage of the union, answers inquiries from the news media, maintains clipping files, makes recommendations to improve media coverage. ·         Performs other duties as required to support the local and its mission.   Decision Making: ·         Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative, manage own work and work of others without supervision.  ·         Must use a high level of judgment and discretion in resolving problems. ·         Must maintain a high level of confidentiality in handling SEIU NFFWU affairs. ·         Must be able to handle multiple “priority” projects simultaneously and set and meet deadlines, and ensure that staff team does the same.  ·         Must be able to perform proactive media outreach; maintain good working relationships with journalists; and generate positive media coverage. ·         Must be able to work effectively with members, unorganized workers, the media, and community allies.   Education and Experience:   Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field.  Three years of related work experience or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:   ·         Experience developing and implementing strategy on a wide range of campaigns, including organizing, contract, political, and legislative, as well as experience working with community allies. ·         Thorough knowledge of media relations strategies. ·         Thorough knowledge of electronic and print media systems. ·         Excellent writing, verbal, and analytical skills. ·         Demonstrated capacity to continuously develop knowledge and skills related to use of rapidly changing technology. ·         Knowledge of unions or other advocacy organizations. ·         Skill in the use of personal computer including Microsoft Office Suite. ·         Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.   Direction and Decision Making:           This position reports to the Director of Communications for the Fight for $15 Campaign of NFFWU.   Physical Requirements:           Work is generally performed in an office setting.  Long and extended hours and travel may be required.   Probationary period:    Thirty six (36) calendar weeks.   Application Requirements:      A cover letter, resume and writing sample is required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work forSEIU NFFWU, 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.     Benefits:          SEIU NFFWU staff enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and a 401(K) Plan.     Salary:  $45k - $55k     ***********************************   SEIU NFFWU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2018-2537
Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-IL-Chicago | US-FL-Miami | US-FL-Orlando | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/25/2017 6:24 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   Database Specialist                           Grade:  I Location:   Positions are available in Miami, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Washington, D.C.; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA and Philadelphia, PA.   Job Duration: This is a term position not to exceed nine (9) months    Purpose of the Position:   To assist in the development and implementation of worker information database support for various campaigns within the division or region to ensure that information is accurate, comprehensive, and secure, and that users can receive needed information from the databases.     Principal Duties and Responsibilities:   Performs a wide range of duties as assigned by the International Union, including, but not limited to the following:   - Assists in the implementation of database operations for the campaign.  - Advises, assists, and trains other SEIU and local staff to use the database tools.  - Assists in coordination with the region or division directors or campaign leads or venders to maintain accurate lists and provide reports, lists, and other materials to support the campaign. - Maintain security procedures to ensure safety and integrity of data and paper lists.  Maintain user access; maintain user passwords, and procedures to ensure on site and off site backup of data. - Import and export files between formats and programs such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, delimited text files, and a variety of file formats including utilizing e-mail and web based applications.  - Assists outside technology consultants and SEIU IT department on installing new hardware or software systems. - Maintain or oversee maintenance of database office files including original materials such as lists, authorization cards, etc. - Assist in writing training and operation materials.  Train campaign staff to access system generated reports for campaign needs.  Train database staff to produce custom reports as needed.  Performs other duties as required to assist the International Union. Must be available for frequent travel with overnight stays required.  Long and irregular hours.    Scope and Nature of Supervision   Must be able to act and organize time with independence.   A high level of judgment, ability to take initiative and work independently; must be able to work with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometimes political situations.   Must be able to handle multiple priority projects simultaneously and meet established deadlines.   Reports to the Division or Regional Campaign Director.   Educational Background:   Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field preferred.   Previous Work Experience:   One year of experience in information technology field managing large databases.   Demonstrated experience in managing large amounts of data, importing and exporting data, implementing security systems and procedures, writing and training users to use technology.   Demonstrated experience working with Microsoft software, installing hardware and software, monitoring equipment and software and making recommendations to solve problems.   Previous experience with the labor movement or other advocacy organizations preferred.    Specialized  Knowledge and Training:   Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, database design, importing and exporting files between formats and programs including utilizing e-mail and web based applications.    Excellent writing, verbal and analytical skills.    Ability to train users to operate the systems.   Familiarity with organizing and political campaign strategies preferred.    THIS IS A TERM POSITION NOT TO EXCEED NINE (9) MONTHS.   Benefits:   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.    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.    This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and as such the incumbent is bound by the language of said agreement and party to all benefits, dues and requirements associated with being a member of a union and the (CBA).  Relocation costs are not reimbursed.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer    
ID
2017-2410
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 4:21 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   Deputy Political Director         Grade:  MGT F - Starting Salary: $ 116,915.00 /YR   Location:   Washington, D.C.   Purpose:    The Deputy Political Director is responsible for the development and overall management of SEIU’s political, legislative and grassroots campaigns. The director works closely with the National Political Director, and is responsible for coordinating with SEIU’s leadership at the national, state and local level.    The Deputy Political Director position is a management position that works under the supervision of the National Political Director and oversees the Political Department’s political and field teams.      Description of Duties:   - Develop and oversee targeted electoral and legislative plans for key SEIU states coordinating with leadership at the national, state and local level.  Develop a strategic planning process in key states that includes feedback from leaders at the national, state and local level. Support and oversee assigned Political staff in the state electoral planning process.   - Develop and oversee a national union member engagement strategy that includes member education around issue fights and politics as well as a COPE fundraising program.   - Supervise, support and hold accountable political and field teams for all aspects of the above described work.   - Working with senior department team to oversee polling, targeting and media work on behalf of department. - Working with director of political finance, maintain federal and state PAC contributions. - Represent the union with national movement and political partners and coalitions. - Ensure there is proper communication and regular reports between the International Union and Locals on overall strategy and progress-to-date goals.   - Establish accountability systems in the field to ensure that all campaign goals are met and provide regular campaign assessments and post-election analysis.   - Serve as a liaison with SEIU departments and divisions on electoral work, state battles and field program planning and implementation.   - Prepare and submit regular reports as requested.   - Other duties as assigned by the National Political Director.   Contacts:   Local Union Presidents, staff and leadership, State councils, division staff, FFE national leads, Local Union Political Directors, LAJ/MLDP division staff.   Direction and Decision Making:   This position reports to the National Political Director and the incumbent works independently.   Education and Experience   - Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in labor relations, communications, political science or liberal arts and at least ten years of campaign experience coordinating all aspects of issue, organizing or political campaigns.   - Extensive knowledge of and experience working with voter files, modeling and targeting, and the Voter Action Network (VAN).   - Experience managing large-scale campaigns and ability to manage staff.   - Ability to communicate effectively - Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships and to work in a team - Ability to operate in the field with state councils and local union leadership and staff - Ability to manage and assess multiple programs and priorities - Ability to manage program budget and implement plans - Ability to manage and help develop electoral and grassroots campaign plans, logistics and timeline. - Ability to handle multiple priorities in different states and meet deadlines - Specialized Knowledge and Training: - The Deputy Political Director position requires a high level of proven leadership and judgment and must demonstrate knowledge of grassroots political organizing and staff management. S/he must have experience in developing and implementing comprehensive political plans. Additionally, S/he must have the capacity to work independently with elected SEIU leaders and staff in complex political situations. - Experience working in diverse work environments a plus.  Women and people of color urged to apply. Bilingual skills a plus.   Physical Requirements:   Works is generally performed in the field and long and extended hours and travel are required.   SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer    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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2563
Job Locations US-MA-Marlborough
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/15/2018 10:37 PM)
SEIU Local 509  ( The Service Employees International Union)   Communications Director   Marlborough, MA      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.   JOB DESCRIPTION   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 - Protect and advance Local 509’s brand as a leading advocate for quality services, family-supporting jobs and strong communities - Provide strategic leadership on key member engagement initiatives, including message development around priority issues and campaigns - Act as primary point of contact for journalists, editors, producers and bloggers - Coordinate earned and paid media outreach to generate coverage that communicates the impact of our work in human services and education - Supervise communications staff, interns and consultants - Oversee design and production of written and online materials - Curate and enhance content for the union’s website and social media properties — including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube - Train members and staff on best practices in communication technology - Lead marketing efforts around the benefits available to union members - Other duties as assigned JOB REQUIREMENTS - 3-5 or 7+ years experience in communications and new media roles with unions, progressive candidates/elected officials or grassroots organizations (or comparable work in the field of journalism or marketing) - Strong verbal and written communication skills, with demonstrable success distilling complex issues into simple, public-facing messages - Thorough understanding of the contemporary media landscape and current communications strategies and tactics - Commitment to the labor movement and overall progressive social change - Ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team - Willingness to work long and irregular hours, including nights and weekends   ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS - Experience supervising staff and managing consultant/vendor relationships - Proven track record working with journalists and bloggers to secure positive media coverage – including crisis management experience - Ability to conceptualize and design print materials (using, Adobe Creative Suite, Quark, Microsoft Publisher, etc.) - Working knowledge of common content management programs (such as WordPress) and social media tools — HTML familiarity preferred - Proficiency with photo and/or video equipment and editing software (Photoshop, Light Room, iMovie, Final Cut, etc.) - Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus SUPERVISION   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.   APPLICATION PROCESS   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 .    
ID
2018-2573
Job Locations US-CO-Denver
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/6/2018 10:56 AM)
  SEIU Local 105 (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   Director Finance and Administration                                       Location:  Denver, CO   Summary   SEIU Local105 is now hiring a Director of Finance and Administration to support our work building power for workers in the Denver Metro Area.  SEIU Local 105 is on the cutting edge of progressive activism, building the power of low-wage workers and engaging in larger social issues such as immigration and health care. SEIU Local 105 represents over 7,300 property services, healthcare, and mental health workers.  The Union is home to the Justice for Janitors and Stand for Security, campaigns that have successfully improved the lives of thousands of low wage and immigrant workers throughout the country.   Local 105 is a medium-sized Local that is actively expanding our work through multiple industry groups and new organizing campaigns.  We are looking for a dynamic problem solver to lead our financial and administrative operation who is excited to be part of a movement for real social change; who has experience managing and growing a nonprofit financial organization; who can plan strategically for new opportunities as well as solve day to day problems; and who wants to be part of a team that fights and wins for workers, their families and their communities.    KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:   Finance - Oversee bookkeeping and finance functions - Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual (unaudited) financial reports, and others as needed - Manage Beck-Hudson auditing for the Local - Interface with auditors, bank, insurance co, payroll processing, and other outside service providers on finance and HR matters Strategic Planning and Budgeting - Participate as member of Senior Staff Team - Collaborate in budgeting and planning on departmental, campaign, and organizational levels - Prepare and maintain annual budget, including regular reporting and updates - Work with the Secretary-Treasurer and other officers to liaise with the Executive Board as needed Human Resources - Manage payroll processing for staff of 40+ and lost time wages for members - Manage pension, benefits, and PTO accounting - Support development of policies and procedures - HR system and process implementation and monitoring, including new technology and programs Membership - Oversee membership database management - Ensure efficacy of member data - Develop procedure for and execute spot audits on union employers Staff Management - Manage administrative and finance staff of 6 people - Identify and provide appropriate staff development opportunities in various functional areas - Maintain schedule of regular employee reviews Other - Support Local 105 in special projects such as meetings, conferences, actions, and other activities identified by the President, Chief of Staff and Officers - Reports to the Chief of Staff and President of the Local or their designee - Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor   JOB REQUIREMENTS - Excellent dynamic, creative problem-solving skills - Extensive experience in nonprofit and/or union management, with a focus on teamwork, problem solving, and managing for growth - Excellent understanding of nonprofit and/or union financial accounting - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Extensive experience with QuickBooks Accounting for Nonprofits - Experience with building and managing nonprofit budgets - Experience with nonprofit or union payroll and human resource management - Proven track record managing multiple staff - Experience with informational databases as a manager or at least a heavy user - Comfort with technology, including Microsoft Office, database software, and Google platform - Spanish language a plus - Demonstrated commitment to social justice - Minimum of 5 years of experience in nonprofit or union financial management - Bachelor’s degree in finance, or equivalent experience  - Integrity SALARY & BENEFITS - Salary is competitive and flexible based on relevant experience  - Full benefits package including health insurance, pension plan and paid vacation  Application Requirements:   A resume and cover letter are required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, 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 Local 105  is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ID
2018-2535
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 10:40 AM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   Director, Department of Strategic Initiatives                     Grade:  MGT I - Starting Salary: $143,620/Annual Location:   Washington, D.C.     Purpose:   The Director of Strategic Initiatives oversees the International Union’s research, policy, and capital stewardship functions, leads the union’s strategic thinking and work plan execution in these areas, and helps develop and execute an overall strategic plan for achieving the union’s vision of a just society in a changing economy and world.     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.)     Principal Duties and Responsibilities - Direct and oversee the International Union’s research, policy, and capital stewardship functions, and develop and execute a vision for how the Department, its functional expertise and its staff can most effectively contribute to the Union’s overall program. - Working with International Union officers and other senior staff, help set and execute the Union’s overall program, with a particular focus on how best to engage government, the capital markets, and businesses to amass lasting power for workers and win a better society for working people in a changing economy. - Working with International Union officers and senior staff, Local Union leaders and staff, and other departments, develop and implement major strategic organizing campaigns, issue campaigns, and policy initiatives, and direct research, analysis, writing and strategic support for such projects. - Participate on the International Union's Senior Leadership Team and oversee the Department's coordination with all other departments, including Organizing, the industrial Divisions, Government Relations, Legal, and Communications. - Direct and oversee the development of all reports, memoranda, written testimony, correspondence and other relevant external materials related to the International Union’s research work, public policy work, and capital markets engagement to ensure timely and high quality products. - Represent the International Union with affiliates, other unions, allies, labor task forces and committees, governmental bodies, pension funds, and other external non-labor organizations and employers, as well as at meetings, conferences and public forums. - Direct the Department's management team, its annual and long-term planning activities, and the evaluation of Department programs, staff and resources to maximize the Department’s contribution to the Union’s overall program. - In coordination with Human Resources and other relevant International Union departments, oversee the Department’s staff recruitment, performance appraisal, and other personnel-related activities. - Oversee development of and monitor compliance with the Department’s annual budget, and approve all department expenditures. - Perform other duties as assigned.   Contacts:   SEIU International Union and Local Union leaders, officers and staff; state, local and/or federal public officials and their staffs; leaders and staff of other unions and allied organizations; academics and other experts; corporate, investment firm and trade association executives.     Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Chief of Staff and works independently.       Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant field; Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate preferred.  In addition, at least ten (10) years of work experience in labor, public interest advocacy, economic justice, corporate social responsibility, or related campaign or advocacy work, including at least seven (7) years directing or supervising research, policy, and/or capital markets work related to worker or economic justice; OR a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:   - Advanced knowledge of labor and/or worker justice issues.   - Basic familiarity with methods, techniques and tools related to corporate or issue research, policy analysis, and analysis and engagement of capital markets, and advanced knowledge of methods, techniques and tools in at least one of these areas.   - Basic familiarity with campaign strategies and tactics that engage research, policy and capital markets work, and advanced knowledge of campaign strategies and tactics in at least one of these areas.   - Successful experience using campaign strategies and tactics that engage research, policy and/or capital markets work in a corporate-facing or government-facing campaign related to economic justice.   - Knowledge of unions and other progressive advocacy groups.   - Strong strategic abilities.   - Strong ability to lead complex national campaigns that require coordinating the work of multiple departments, disciplines and external allies.   - Strong ability to handle multiple projects and meet established timelines.   - Strong ability to recruit, manage and develop staff.   - Strong ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.   - Strong analytic skills and ability to convey complex concepts and ideas in an accessible and digestible way.   - Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.   - Strong commitment to diversity and equity in all aspects of management.   - Skill in the use of personal computers, including Microsoft Office suite.     Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and travel may sometimes be 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.      Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2545
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/25/2018 5:02 PM)
  CtW Investment Group   Job Title:  ESG (environmental, social and governance)  Research and Engagement Specialist                                            Location: Washington, D.C.      About CtW Investment Group:    The CtW Investment Group leads corporate governance initiatives that protect worker retirement fund beneficiaries' economic interests in the financial markets by creating an effective voice for corporate accountability. The CtW Investment Group’s accountability efforts enhance environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) performance by ensuring independent and accountable directors, reasonable executive compensation, and sound environmental, human capital management, and other business policies. Examples of prominent initiatives led by CtW Investment Group include those at Chipotle, JPMorgan, and Hewlett-Packard. The CtW Investment Group is part of Change to Win (CtW) that works with unions representing more than five million workers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Members of CtW affiliated unions participate in pension funds with over $250 billion in assets.   Primary responsibilities include:   - Assist with ESG analysis, research, and engagement - Help with media outreach and development of the Investment Group’s social media profile - Work with pension fund trustees and staff, other institutional shareholders, and the broader ESG investment community - Analyze data on industries, companies, individuals, federal and state policies - Draft and help prepare reports, letters, and presentations - Represent the CtW Investment Group in external and internal forums - Perform other duties as required to support the CtW Investment Group   Qualifications:   - Excellent writing, political, communication and organizational skills - Advanced degree or BA or BS plus equivalent job experience required in economics, business, finance, labor relations, legal or related fields; - Minimum of three years (3) work experience with labor, financial, public interest or governmental organizations; advocacy to improve the environmental, social, and corporate governance performance of companies; familiarity with corporate transactions, finance, and executive compensation analysis a plus - A strong commitment to social justice - Ability to think critically and analytically and use sound judgment - Ability to effectively manage a workload with competing priorities and deadlines, work independently, and take initiative - Good computers skills, including spreadsheet and presentation software, database management systems, and on-line information sources. - Interested in learning and developing new skills - Willingness to travel, sometimes work long and irregular hours   People of color and women are strongly urged to apply. CtW Investment Group does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.   Competitive salary; excellent benefits.     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 us, 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.       
ID
2018-2556
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/13/2017 3:29 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   Ethics Program Manager            Grade:  MGT B   Location:  Washington, D.C.       Purpose:  This position assists the SEIU Ethics Ombudsperson in administering and implementing all aspects of the SEIU Policies on Ethics and Standards adopted by the SEIU International Executive Board. It also assists the Internal Governance Department in receiving and addressing member complaints.   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.)   ·         Serves as the chief aide to the Ethics Ombudsperson in the management, implementation, and development of SEIU’s ethics program and supports Internal Governance by addressing member concerns. In this capacity: ·         Serves as a resource for the Ethics Ombudsperson for innovation and improvements in the ethics program, relying on outside ethics experts, local leaders, ethics liaisons, and others; ·         Manages and monitors the relationship with the online ethics training company, including responsibility for contracts, updates and development of reports and ongoing coordination with locals; ·         Designs and develops appropriate reporting and tracking tools and performs necessary analysis of financial training and other activities; ·         Oversees the development and monitors operations of databases, web-based learning and discussion sites, and other technology needs and innovations for the program; ·         Under the direction of the Ethics Ombudsperson, works to develop the methodology for evaluation of the ethics program; ·         Proactively maintains ongoing contact and relationships with local union Ethics Liaisons regarding online training, annual reports, ongoing tracking and monitoring, and other activities; ·         Assists the Ethics Ombudsperson with the creation and implementation of financial monitoring systems and procedures; ·         Is responsible for range of logistics for ethics program, including for training and other nationwide events; ·         Manages day-to-day logistics and systems operations and activities to ensure the smooth running of the ethics program; ·         Assists with and is responsible for the development and dissemination of materials for the ethics program union-wide; ·         Addresses and maintains records of member complaints received via telephone, email, or through any other medium; and ·         Performs other duties as required to support the implementation of the Ethics program and Internal Governance.   Contacts: SEIU International staff: Ethics Ombudsperson; Finance; IT; Communications; BOLD Center; Counsel for Internal Governance; Legal Administrative Staff Local union and affiliate Ethics Liaisons, financial directors, officers, and staff   Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the Ethics Ombudsperson and works independently under her direction.   Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with program management experience or combination of education and experience that provides for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: ·         Detail orientation with strong organizational skills and administrative experience; ·         Basic understanding of financial reports, budgets, and basic accounting methods; ·         Demonstrated skill in IT as applied to database development and maintenance, tracking systems, research and online web-based discussion sites and learning; ·         Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel; ·         Ability to conduct research using both academic and empirical sources; ·         Ability to manage projects and work well in teams; ·         Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ·         Ability to deal with sensitive, confidential, and organizational situations; ·         Ability to manage multiple priority projects independently; ·         Ability to manage time productively; ·         Passion for justice for workers; and ·         Familiarity with labor unions preferred.   Physical Requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting with some irregular hours. Some occasional travel is 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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2017-2514
Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 10:49 AM)
  SEIU  Committee of Interns and Residents  (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   External Labor Organizer    San Francisco Bay Area, CA (San Francisco-Oakland)                                             The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for outgoing, energetic, and intellectually curious candidates to fill labor organizer positions based in the California Bay Area. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to excel working on a team and to organize individuals of various backgrounds to support an idea. About Us:   CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to achieve a more just and efficient healthcare system, where residents have a strong voice. Job Description:   CIR is committed to the growth of the organization through strategic organizing campaigns. To accomplish this, we need highly driven and committed individuals who: ●     Meet deadlines and juggle a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment ●     Make initial contact with potential members ●     Identify and develop resident leaders ●     Research residency programs and healthcare institutions ●     Develop communication materials   What you gain from a position with CIR:   ●     Hands-on campaign experience, with the opportunity to develop and implement new strategies for growing our union. ●     Engagement with physicians on issues related to quality improvement, health disparities and better working conditions. ●     Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting. ●     Opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of organizers, as well as communications, research, legal, political and contract staff. ●     Opportunity to develop skills in public speaking, health care economics, strategic research, and campaign execution. ●     Competitive salary: $55,000-$77,000; commensurate with experience ●     Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.    CIR is looking for candidates who have:   ●     Prior union or other organizing experience ●     Willingness to travel nationally, sometimes for extended period of time ●     Strong spoken and written communication skills ●     Ability to work independently, think critically, and operate within a dynamic and complex organizing environment ●     A valid driver's license and auto insurance. ●     Relocation to the California Bay Area is required if offered a position.  CIR does not reimburse or cover relocation costs. ●     Healthcare and constituent list management experience preferred, but not 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 us, 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.      ***********************************   CIR is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org    
ID
2018-2566
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 10:51 AM)
  SEIU Committee of Interns and Residents (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  External Labor Organizer                                              Location: Los Angeles, CA        The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for outgoing, energetic, and intellectually curious candidates to fill labor organizer positions based in Los Angeles, California. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to excel working on a team and to organize individuals of various backgrounds to support an idea. About Us:   CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to achieve a more just and efficient healthcare system, where residents have a strong voice. Job Description:   CIR is committed to the growth of the organization through strategic organizing campaigns. To accomplish this, we need highly driven and committed individuals who: - Meet deadlines and juggle a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment - Make initial contact with potential members - Identify and develop resident leaders - Research residency programs and healthcare institutions - Develop communication materials   What you gain from a position with CIR: - Hands-on campaign experience, with the opportunity to develop and implement new strategies for growing our union. - Engagement with physicians on issues related to quality improvement, health disparities and better working conditions. - Opportunity to work directly with physicians-in-training, gaining an understanding of front line providers in the hospital setting. - Opportunity to work with a tight-knit team of organizers, as well as communications, research, legal, political and contract staff. - Opportunity to develop skills in public speaking, health care economics, strategic research, and campaign execution. - Competitive salary: $55,000-$77,000; commensurate with experience - Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.   CIR is looking for candidates who have: - Prior union or other organizing experience - Willingness to travel nationally, sometimes for extended period of time - Strong spoken and written communication skills - Ability to work independently, think critically, and operate within a dynamic and complex organizing environment - A valid driver's license and auto insurance. - Relocation to Los Angeles is required if offered a position. CIR does not reimburse or cover relocation costs. - Healthcare and constituent list management experience preferred, but not 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 us, 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.      ***********************************   CIR is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org  
ID
2018-2567
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 days ago(2/21/2018 7:52 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Human Resources Manager           Grade:  MGT E - $104,389/YR   Location:  Washington, D.C.       Purpose:   The human resource manager is responsible for one or more of the functional areas relating to the administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource department.   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.)   ·         Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for one or more functional areas.   ·         Responsible for the management, interpretation and the guidance supporting labor union employees.   ·         Plans and organizes activities for the department. Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.   ·         Rewrites job descriptions as necessary; conducts salary surveys and analyzes compensation; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.   ·         Develops, recommends and implements personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains handbook on policies and procedures; provides benefits administration approving invoices for payment, and annual re-evaluation of policies for cost-effectiveness.   ·         Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 annually; maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.   ·         Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors staff development, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing; writes and places advertisements.   ·         Establishes and maintains department records and reports. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings, such as seminars. Maintains company organization charts and employee directory.     ·         Evaluates reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.   ·         Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.   Contacts:   Include SEIU International managers and staff, external legal counsel, vendors, contractors, insurance brokers, community groups, other unions, and federal and state agencies.   Direction and Decision Making:   This position reports to the Director, Human Resources and works independently.   Education and Experience:   Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelors degree in Human Resource Management or liberal arts, advanced degree preferred and at least ten (10)  years of related work experience.  SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification preferred.   Or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:     ·         Knowledge of unions and their operations.   ·         Working knowledge of human resources practices and principles.   ·         Working knowledge of employment policies and procedures.   ·         Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet established timelines.   ·         Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing including SEIU policy positions.   ·         Demonstrated ability to direct and manage staff.   ·         Demonstrated ability to gather abstract and complex data and make sound logical analysis and conclusions.   ·         Demonstrated ability to handle, maintain and control confidential and politically sensitive information.   ·         Demonstrated ability to represent the Union in sensitive negotiations.   ·         Demonstrated ability to maintain and monitor both department and other associated budgets and financial areas.   ·         Skill in the use of personal computer including Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS associated software.     Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Some travel and extended hours 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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2574
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/26/2018 12:29 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Member Leadership and Action (MLA) Capacity Coordinator    Grade:  C, Starting Salary- $83, 218/ Annual Location:  Washington, D.C.      Purpose:   Provide support, education and training, planning assistance and programmatic assistance to locals in order to meet their goal of engaging 10% of their members in the Fight for a Fair Economy campaigns.   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:   ·           Work directly with local unions to plan, develop and implement the unionwide Member Leadership and Action program. Engage with locals on integrated planning that addresses all local and national priorities. ·           Develop programs that ensure that SEIU members have increased and meaningful involvement and leadership roles in the primary goals of the union,. ·           Create and evaluate pilots and serve as the models of member leadership development. ·           Develop curriculum and provide education and training and support for local union staff, and member leaders. Plan and oversee production of materials for the program. Mentoring of local union staff as needed. ·           Research and identify Local best practices and existing resources that relate to leadership development and functions of the local, including those around division goals, and establish a system to catalogue and organize local best practices information in a way that is sustainable. ·           Assess the organizational development needs of local unions and make available IU resources for locals to access. ·           Perform other duties as required to support the department and its mission. Contacts: The Member Leadership and Action Committee of the SEIU Executive Board; SEIU Local leaders and staff and members; Direction and Decision Making: This position reports to the MLA Capacity Director.   Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. At least 5 years of experience demonstrating progressively greater responsibility in a union, political or issue-driven environment; 3 years of experience in developing member and staff leaders, implementing and evaluating programs; organizing in a union, political, or community context.   Physical Requirements: This position is based in the Washington, D.C. office, but will require work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Travel and work beyond traditional business hours is 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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2548
Job Locations US-FL-Miami
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/26/2018 11:53 AM)
  SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Organizer                                            Location:  Miami, Florida    SEIU National Fast Food Workers Union is hiring a full-time Organizer in Miami.  We seek an individual who is interested in a career fighting alongside low wage workers who are leading the campaign to win “$15 and a Union”.    Salary:         Salary is commensurate based on experience.  The Organizer Position is a United Media Guild bargaining unit position subject to a staff union contract.   Reports To: Senior Lead Organizer and Coordinator   Supervises: This position does not supervise staff.   Purpose of Position:        The SEIU-NFFWU Organizer will represent and assist NFFWU in organizing fast food workers and implementing the organizing goals of the Campaign.   About SEIU NFFWU:   SEIU NFFWU is working to expand the movement and deepen the successful fights to raise employment standards and unite workers in organizing their union in the fast food industry through national, state and community campaigns.    SEIU NFFWU is affiliated with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), which has more than 2 million members in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.  NFFWU is united with those 2.2 million members in a shared belief in the dignity of workers and the value of their work, and in a commitment to a more just and humane society.   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.)   To conduct broad and intensive outreach efforts to fast food workers and other low-wage workers by:   1.    Building one-on-one relationships with workers. 2.    Identifying and developing leaders to guide and lead campaigns. 3.    Conducting individual/group meetings with workers to discuss and plan organizing campaigns. 4.    Motivating individual workers and groups of workers to take action. 5.    Engaging workers in broader union efforts to bring pressure to bear on industry sectors. 6.    Coordinating with workers to gather information that is useful in identifying opportunities for membership growth and mobilization. 7.    Working to involve community allies in organizing campaigns.   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   ·         Demonstrated commitment to social justice and grassroots organizing. ·         Possession of excellent listening skills and the ability to comprehend the concerns of others. ·         The ability to make and follow through on a work plan. ·         Sharp communications skills. ·         Basic writing and computer skills. ·         The ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. ·         Willingness to conduct house visits and work site visits. ·         Ability to manage your time independently and carry out work plans with minimal supervision. ·         Willingness to travel for extended periods of time. ·         Ability to work long and irregular hours, including some nights, weekends, and holidays. ·         Ability to motivate and activate others. ·         Possession of sharp problem-solving skills. ·         Possession of basic map navigation skills a plus. ·         Must possess a valid U.S. driver's license, auto insurance, and an automobile for business use.   Physical Requirements:   The position is nationwide.  Work is generally performed from a field office setting or other location to complete the required assignments of the position.  Long and extended hours and a minimal amount of overnight travel may be required.   Benefits:   SEIU NFFWU staff enjoys top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, competitive salaries, generous holiday and vacation policies, and a 401(K) Plan.   Application Requirements:   A cover letter and resume are required for all applications.  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU NFFWU, and provide examples of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan.   SEIU NFFWU is an Equal Opportunity employer that values and respects the diversity of its staff. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.    
ID
2018-2557
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/24/2018 2:41 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:  Organizing Coordinator I                        Grade:  MGT B- Starting Salary: $74,300/YR Location:  Raleigh/Durham  North Carolina   Summary:   Organizing Coordinator I 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.   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.)   - Supervise, lead, assign, and evaluate staff, including developing individual work plans with staff and overseeing their implementation and evaluation.  - Design and implement staff training and development plans and programs.  - Recruit, interview and recommend hiring staff.  - Review and make recommendations on appropriate allocation of International Union staff and resources.  - Formulate and administer organizing plans and campaign budgets including strategic planning, budget development and office administration. Authorizes expenditures within the campaign budget.  - Works with Regional Organizing Coordinators to coordinate Division organizing goals with the Organizing and Field Services Regional Program.  - Integrates organizing plans with all other headquarter and Field Services programs. Works cooperatively in collaboration with other SEIU local union and International Union staff.  - Maintain day-to-day contact with SEIU leadership; works independently to integrate strategies.  - Performs other duties as assigned in support of the work of the department.     Contacts:   Include SEIU staff, elected leadership; local union leaders; and staff and members; International Union staff and officers.  CTW 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.   Qualifications and Requirements:   - A. degree or at least three (3) years of supervisory experience and five (5) years of related work experience. - Thorough knowledge of labor program planning and development. - Knowledge of strategies and techniques used by SEIU to organize and lead division workers. - Knowledge of unions and their issues. - Knowledge of bargaining, organizing and organizational management - Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to make formal presentations and write advocacy papers. - Ability to use personal computer. - Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. - Ability to handle multiple “priority” projects and meet established timelines. - Ability to work effectively with elected leaders and staff in complex and sometime political situations. - Ability to conduct training sessions. - Ability to communicate political and policy priorities to SEIU members.   Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting, but may be required to work in other settings conducive to performing the tasks required to complete assignments. Or field work.  Travel and long and extended hours 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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2550
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 1:18 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title: Policy Director (Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives)                        Grade:  MGT G - Starting Salary: $ 125,214.00  /YR     Location:  Washington, D.C.     Purpose:   The Policy Director, as a Deputy Director in the Strategic Initiatives department, oversees the planning, development, and implementation of the International Union’s public policy positions.     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.)     Principal Duties and Responsibilities ·         Work with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, Government Relations staff, and other senior staff to develop and execute the International Union’s public policy programs, and strategies on legislative and regulatory issues including promoting unionization and developing policy initiatives that facilitate growth, raising wages, providing access to quality health care, ensuring fair taxation and budgets, and other policy issues affecting workers.   ·         Manage and oversee all policy staff and policy-related projects within the Strategic Initiatives department, coordinating closely with Divisions on projects of interest to them.   ·         In coordination with the Government Relations department, direct, review and develop all written testimony, correspondence and other materials on the International’s legislative and other public policy positions ensuring timely and high quality products.   ·         Develop and present the International’s positions before SEIU conferences, government groups, national commissions and public forums and with allies.   ·         Direct and/or prepare public policy reports and memoranda to support legislative and organizing campaigns and other SEIU initiatives.    ·         Work with other Strategic Initiatives teams, the Government Relations department, and other Departments/Divisions to design and implement federal and state policy and legislative strategies and related materials.   ·         Brief the International Union’s officers, Department and Division directors, and other senior officials on public policy issues, the positions of other unions and the long-term impact on SEIU.   ·         Perform other duties as assigned.     Contacts:   Include SEIU International and Local Union staff leaders and officers, elected officials, congressional staff, leaders of allied organizations, academics and other experts in public policy issues.     Direction and Decision Making:   This position reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and works independently.       Education and Experience:   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred. In addition, at least five (5) years of supervisory experience and (5) years of work-related experience in policy analysis including issue campaigning in an organizing, advocacy or political context, or a combination of education and experience that would provide for the following knowledge, skills and abilities:   ·         Knowledge of unions and other advocacy groups.   ·         Basic understanding of relevant public policy issues including labor and employment standards, macroeconomic policy, health care policy, and federal and state budgets and taxation, and thorough understanding of one or more of these issues.   ·         Ability to conduct policy analysis and issue development.   ·         Ability to develop  strategy   ·         Ability to lead issue campaigns that require coordinating the work of multiple staff and external allies.   ·         Ability to resolve conflicts while maintaining important and effective relationships.   ·         Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.   ·         Ability to handle multiple projects and meet established timelines.   ·         Ability to recruit, manage and develop staff.   ·         Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing   ·         Ability to make presentations.   ·         Skill in the use of personal computer and associated software used to perform analysis.     Physical Requirements:   Work is generally performed in an office setting. Long and extended hours and travel may be 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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2562
Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/31/2017 10:02 PM)
32BJ SEIU   Position: POLITICAL ORGANIZER   Location: Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware   32BJ SEIU is one of the largest and most dynamic labor unions along the East Coast, with over 163,000 members in 11 states and Washington, DC.  The Union is at the forefront of building the nation’s labor movement, supporting progressive candidates for elected office and moving a broad policy agenda, including campaigns to guarantee living wages, promote responsible development, and expand access to health care.  Its parent organization, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), is the nation’s largest labor union.   The Political Organizer is based in Philadelphia with travel throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and the state of Delaware.   Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:   - Act as liaison with Elected Officials and their staff and the Union. - Assist in planning and coordinating political field activities, lobby visits, phone banking and events for our public policy campaigns at the school district, city, county, state and federal level; - Mobilize, train and educate new member leaders and activists for legislative and electoral activity; - Plan and supervise member electoral program for local, state and federal elections; - Identify opportunities and drive organizational engagement in ongoing legislative and issue campaigns. - Support contract and organizing campaigns, including rallies, press events, legislative opportunities and targeted owner activity; - Build the union’s capacity through grassroots political fundraising drives; - Work with the 32BJ SEIU Deputy Political Directors and Policy Director to develop and implement a statewide public policy and political agenda throughout the region. - Oversee and carry out regional activity for federal legislative campaigns. - Coordinate the union’s work with local labor and community allies, including the SEIU State Council programs. - Provide political, electoral, legislative and fundraising updates and reports to Union Officials, Leaders and rank and file members.   Qualifications include:   - 2 to 3 years of experience coordinating legislative, electoral, or community organizing campaigns; - Ability to design and implement powerful and effective campaign plans; - Comprehensive knowledge of legislative processes; - Experience working on electoral campaigns and managing field programs; - Excellent communications skills and experience building strong working relationships with stakeholders across the Union; - Fluent written and oral Spanish preferred but not required; - Willingness to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends, and to travel as needed.   Compensation: We offer a competitive salary based on experience.  We provide a full benefits package including employer-paid medical and dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents, a pension plan, and a car allowance.      32BJ SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.    
ID
2017-2480
Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/21/2018 4:26 PM)
  SEIU (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title:   Political Program Coordinator           Grade:  MGT D -  Starting Salary: $93,203 / YR   Location:   Washington, D.C.     Purpose:  To assist the International Union in strengthening its electoral, legislative, and fundraising infrastructure and capacity programs at the state and local levels.  The Political Program Coordinator will work in an assigned set of states and in conjunction with SEIU national, area, state and local leadership and staff to contribute to the development of the overall SEIU political, legislative and grassroots program and to help design and implement:   - Targeted electoral plans for specific states and local unions - Electoral campaigns in key targeted federal, state and local races - Strategic involvement in ballot initiative campaigns at state and local level - Legislative campaigns and state battles - Ongoing political education, skills development and training programs for staff and members - COPE fund-raising programs     Primary Responsibilities:   - Coordinate electoral planning for targeted strategic campaigns with Local Unions, State Councils and SEIU stakeholders with clear goals and benchmarks - Work with Local Unions and State Councils to build and execute field campaign for targeted elections, political accountability and state battles - Assist Local unions in recruiting, training, mobilizing and deploying member political organizers (MPOs) - Ensure Local Union and State Council regular reporting of progress-to-goal for electoral programs - Increase SEIU political, community and labor strength through developing and enhancing working relationships with State Federations, Central Labor Councils, Affiliated and Independent Unions, community organizations and advocacy groups - Collaborate with Political Capacity Team to successfully integrate Local Union political capacity into all electoral and member based programs, including worksite mapping, recruiting worksite leaders, raising COPE funds, conducting member census and registering members to vote - Enhance the political infrastructure of SEIU through assisting the development of State Council plans; political and legislative programs, and through developing grassroots training and education programs for members and local union staff - General responsibilities will include maintaining leadership, state, and local relationships; research, writing, public speaking, preparation of reports and training materials. - Recruit, hire, train, supervise and evaluate staff assigned to the political program in the Region when called upon to do so by State Councils or Local Unions   Contacts:   Local Union Presidents, SEIU staff and leadership, State Council staff, Local Union Political Directors, division staff, FFE city leads, LAJ/MLDP division staff.   Direction and Decision Making:   This position reports to the National Field Director and the incumbent works independently.   Education and Experience   Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelors degree in labor relations, communications, political science or liberal arts and at least three to five years of specific work experience and/or a combination of education and experience in electoral campaigns, legislative battles or union organizing, that would provide for the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:   - Thorough knowledge of political campaign strategies, planning and execution - Knowledge and experience in use of polling, research, targeting, direct mail, opposition research - Knowledge and experience with managing voter contact and field campaigns - Knowledge and experience working with voter files, VAN and voter targeting - Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing - Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships and to work in a team - Demonstrated ability to maintain working relationships with key stakeholders - Ability to manage and assess multiple high-priority programs and priorities in different states - Experience managing a program budget and implementing strategic plans - Ability to manage and help develop electoral and grassroots campaign plans, logistics and timelines - Ability to meet deadlines with minimal supervision - Ability to work with leaders, staff, partners and operate with a high level of judgment and discretion. Specialized Knowledge and Training:   The Political Program Coordinator position requires a high level of proven leadership and judgment and must demonstrate knowledge of grassroots political organizing. S/he must have experience in developing and implementing comprehensive political plans. Additionally, S/he must have the capacity to work independently with elected SEIU leaders and staff in complex political situations.    Experience working in diverse work environments preferred.  Women and people of color urged to apply.  Bilingual skills a plus.   Physical Requirements:   Works is generally performed in the field and long and extended hours and travel are 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.    Benefits:   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.
ID
2018-2543
Job Locations US-NJ
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/9/2018 1:56 PM)
  SEIU CIR - The Committee of Interns and Residents (Service Employees International Union)   Job Title: Regional Director                                              Location: Newark or Jersey City, New Jersey.      The Committee of Interns and Residents, the largest resident physicians' union in the country, is looking for a Regional Director to oversee the work in New Jersey, Washington DC, Boston and Miami. It is preferred, but not required that the Regional Director be based in New Jersey. About Us: CIR is a nationwide, progressive, member-driven healthcare union representing 15,000 resident physicians. Our vision is to be the national voice for interns, residents and fellows and to create better working conditions that allow physicians-in-training the ability to provide the highest quality patient care possible by building power through our Union. As the Regional Director, you will have the opportunity to develop staff, maintain a presence in the field and lead strategic campaigns and collective bargaining. Duties and Responsibilities: The Regional Director performs a wide range of duties, including but not limited to the following: ●     Supervises, develops and ensures organizing staff are achieving local, statewide and national goals. ●     Responsible for member leader development, membership engagement, and organizing members around contract enforcement at the worksite.   ●     Maintains accurate records and database. ●     Leads collective bargaining in private and public sector chapters, through the development of the bargaining team, researching of proposals and training staff on the process. ●     Production of written communications and reports, to the membership, union leadership, and employers as needed.   CIR is looking for candidates who have:   ●     4 years or more of organizing experience in the labor movement, and 2 years experience leading and/or supervising staff. ●     Ability to meet deadlines and juggle a large workload in a fast-paced campaign environment. ●     Strong ability to connect with highly educated professionals of varying backgrounds in pursuit of a common goal. ●     Ability to work independently while also being able to incorporate constructive feedback and direction from campaign leadership. ●     An independent and critical thinker with the ability to learn and understand complex issues quickly. ●     Ability to develop, lead and support organizers on the implementation of strategic campaigns. ●     Ability and experience in collective bargaining, contract enforcement and grievance procedure.   CIR Offers:   ●     Competitive starting salary, commensurate with experience. ●     Excellent benefits package: health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k), pension plan and paid sick/vacation time.   A resume and cover letter are required for all applications. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for CIR, 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. Please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@cirseiu.org with the Subject Line: Regional Director.   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 us, 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.      ***********************************  CIR is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. Please visit our website for more information: www.cirseiu.org  
ID
2018-2571